June 2014 News and Views Posts (9)

Presidential Memorandum on Creating a Federal Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators

A presidential memorandum was released on Friday, announcing a "federal strategy to promote the health of honey bees and other pollinators".

Honey bee numbers have been in decline, including the loss last winter of 23.2 percent of the country's managed honey bee colonies, accoring to a…

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Added by Lisa Thompson on June 24, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Landscape Conservation Cooperatives Council Charter finalized:

Last week, the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives Council met and approved their revised charter. You can view the LCC Council Charter…

Added by Lisa Thompson on June 23, 2014 at 12:08pm — No Comments

June Newsletter: Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation

UPDATE

June 19, 2014

 

PGCLC Annual Meeting Nets Results.    

 

The PGCLC Annual Meeting was held May 12 & 13 in Point Clear, AL in conjunction with the Gulf States Assembly sponsored by the Southeast Program of the Land Trust Alliance.  More than 90 land…

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Added by Lisa Thompson on June 23, 2014 at 11:54am — No Comments

Florida Sea Grant Research Funding Opportunity - Coastal Resilience

*From Whitney Gray, Sea Level Rise Coordinator, Florida Sea Grant:

Florida Sea Grant is pleased to announce a special research funding opportunity focused on coastal resilience. Please widely distribute this email to your faculty, and pay particular attention to the fact that the research priorities identified below may best fit with the expertise of faculty in social science departments – so please help us get this announcement to faculty in departments such as urban…

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Added by Lisa Thompson on June 20, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Scientists Locate Natural "Strongholds" across Southeast U.S. that Could Protect Nature in the Face of Climate Change

 

A new study by The Nature Conservancy has identified a series of natural "strongholds" across the Southeastern United States that are predicted to withstand the growing impacts of climate change and could help ensure nature's survival. The identification of the resilient sites in the Southeast is part of an ongoing study by The Nature Conservancy to…

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Added by Lisa Thompson on June 17, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Sarasota Bay Estuary Program launches Sea Level Rise brochure

 

Sarasota Bay Estuary Program recently launched the Sea Level Rise (SLR) brochure. There are a limited number of printed editions available. You can also find the electronic version on their website . The purpose of this publication Sea Level Rise – Tips for Adaptation Planning is to provide information to local…

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Added by Lisa Thompson on June 12, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

recording available of webinar: "Landscape conservation, Urbanization, and Climate Change Scenarios for the State of Florida"

NOW AVAILABLE: a recording of the Landscape Conservation Design webinar, "Landscape Conservation, Urbanization, and Climate Change Scenarios for the State of Florida" with Steve Traxler, held on May 29, 2014.  The recording can be accessed at:…

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Added by Lisa Thompson on June 6, 2014 at 4:52pm — No Comments

National Workshop on Large Landscape Conservation : Call for Proposals deadline extended to June 27, 2014

Join conservation practitioners and policy makers from across North America in Washington, DC for this two-day event, October 23-24, 2014. Share ideas on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in implementing large landscape conservation, as well as the most effective tools, strategies…

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Added by Lisa Thompson on June 4, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation annual meeting - partnership update

This newsletter can also be viewed at: …

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Added by Lisa Thompson on June 2, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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