February 2016 News and Views Posts (16)

Feb. 23 Update - Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation

UPDATE

February 23, 2016

www.gulfpartnership.org

https://www.facebook.com/GulfPartnership

 

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on February 26, 2016 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Natural Resource Meeting Explains Farm Bill Programs, Seeks Recommendations

From the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service:

Gainesville, FL., Feb. 25, 2016 – In an effort to assist agricultural producers in meeting their land management goals while protecting our natural resources,  the USDA…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on February 26, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

USDA Invests in High-Priority Watersheds to Improve Water Quality - Florida Application Deadline is April 15

From the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service:

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) today announced an investment of $25 million to help agricultural producers improve water quality in…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on February 26, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

February 2016 "Summary of Florida Conservation Lands" acreage summary report up on Florida Natural Areas Inventory site

The Florida Natural Areas Inventory (FNAI) recently posted their annual summary report on the acreage of conservation lands in Florida, compiled by managing agency, including Less-Than-Fee lands.

To view the report and see answers to frequently asked questions, visit the FNAI website at: http://fnai.org/ConLands_sumreport.cfm.

Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on February 23, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Deepwater Horizon Trustees Propose Fifth Phase of Early Restoration

From NOAA:

The Trustees and BP have proposed approximately $34.4 million for the fifth phase of early restoration for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The first phase of the…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on February 18, 2016 at 10:46am — No Comments

NOAA announces community-based Restoration Program's 2016 Coastal and Marine Habitat Restoration Grants Federal Funding Opportunity

NOAA recently announced the availability of up to $9 million in Community-based Restoration Program funding for coastal and marine habitat restoration awards in 2016. …

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on February 18, 2016 at 10:45am — No Comments

USDA, Partners Invest $720 Million in Large-Scale Conservation - Florida Projects Restore Longleaf Pine Forests, Build Wildlife Habitat

USDA, Partners Invest $720 Million in Large-Scale Conservation

Florida Projects Restore Longleaf Pine Forests, Build Wildlife Habitat…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on February 12, 2016 at 3:07pm — No Comments

Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation - February 12 Update

UPDATE

February 12, 2016

www.gulfpartnership.org

https://www.facebook.com/GulfPartnership

 

Save the Date!  Gulf…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on February 12, 2016 at 11:18am — No Comments

National Park Service Coastal Adaptation Strategies on CAKE (Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange)

From the Southeast Climate Science Center:

CAKE Highlight:  National Park Service Coastal Adaptation Strategies

The National Park Service has released a summary report and 24 case studies of coastal adaptation activities. The case studies follow the format created for CAKE, including the adaptation strategies' keywords, and present examples on topics such as natural resources, cultural resources, facilities management, and visitor use and access. All…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on February 10, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

NOAA seeks applications for $9 million in community-based habitat restoration

From NOAA:

Funding will focus on projects that improve protected species recovery and support sustainable fisheries…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on February 9, 2016 at 8:50am — No Comments

Old School, New: Family Farm Evolves

Peanut diggers pull up the peanuts, shake the dirt out and invert the vine to dry the them for about three days.

From the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service:…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on February 8, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Florida Reef Resilience Program Marks Ten-Year Milestone

From The Nature Conservancy:…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on February 5, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Funding Helps Agricultural Producers Improve Working Lands - Application Deadline March 31 for Conservation Stewardship Program

 From the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service:

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Feb. 5, 2015 – Agricultural producers can now sign up for funding available through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), a conservation program that helps improve…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on February 5, 2016 at 1:55pm — No Comments

From the Southeast Regional Climate Hub: Southeast Climate at a Glance - 2015 Annual Summary

Southeast Climate at a Glance – 2015 Annual Summary

by Aurelia Baca

Highlights

Following a record warm December, 2015 wrapped up with more abnormal climatic…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on February 4, 2016 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Gulf of Mexico Alliance Receives NOAA Resilience Grant

From the Gulf of Mexico Alliance:

Gulf of Mexico Alliance Receives NOAA Resilience Grant

Alliance Teams will work with coastal communities to prepare for future hazards…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on February 4, 2016 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Grant opportunity for wildlife and habitat funding from the Southeast At-Risk Species grant program of SEAFWA

Proposals are being accepted now and until February 19, 2016 for the Southeast At-Risk Species (SEARS) grant program of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. Priority species and focal areas for grant funding are identified, with funding to be available no later than May 31, 2016. For more information, go to…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on February 2, 2016 at 1:20pm — No Comments

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