July 2014 News and Views Posts (11)

The Florida Forest Service Invites Citizens to Provide Input on Important Forestland Protection Program

The Florida Forest Service will hold three Forest Legacy Program Workshops for citizens and stakeholders in August.

Tallahassee, FL – The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Florida Forest Service is updating portions of the state’s Forest Action Plan related to the USDA Forest Legacy Program and is inviting citizens and stakeholders to get involved. The Florida Forest Service’s participation in the Forest…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on July 28, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

NOAA Climate Funding Opportunities (July 2014)

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has compiled a list of climate funding opportunities. The following document provides a snapshot of currently available, climate-related funding opportunities, as of July 2014. The next version of this document will likely be available in Winter 2015.

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on July 25, 2014 at 3:11pm — No Comments

July Update: Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation

Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation

UPDATE

July 24, 2014

 

Enhanced Tax Incentive Bill Passed by House of…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on July 24, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Apply your Research and Expertise to the Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment

I recently attended the Ecological Effects of Sea Level Rise in the Northern Gulf of Mexico (EESLR-NGOM) workshop in Apalachicola, FL where I was introduced to the 5 year project being led by UCF and others.  The team is assessing the impacts of sea level rise and coastal storms on marshes and oyster habitats in the Northern Gulf of Mexico by developing predictive models that managers can use for long-term planning (for more information about this project visit…

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Added by Amanda Watson on July 23, 2014 at 2:26pm — No Comments

Assessing Seagrass Vulnerability along Florida's Gulf Coast, using NOAA's Sea Level Rise Viewer Tool.

Sea level rise has multiple implications for people and wildlife, but it can also have great effects on plant life as well - including aquatic plants such as the seagrass that you'll find in shallow marine waters around Florida. Because of this potential threat, an assessment was done on the potential impacts of sea level rise on suitable seagrass habitat on the west coast of Florida, just north of Tampa Bay.

To assess the impact of sea level rise, the University of South Florida…

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

Florida's Wildlife Legacy Initiative accepting applications for Florida's State Wildlife Grants Program

Florida’s Wildlife Legacy Initiative staff is pleased to invite you to submit applications for Florida’s State Wildlife Grants Program. Applications are due by 12:00 p.m. Eastern time July 28, 2014. Applications should be prepared in accordance with Florida’s State Wildlife Grants Program Guidelines, which can be found at the State Wildlife Grants - Apply for a Grant webpage. Applicants will be…

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Added by Lisa Thompson on July 11, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

5th Annual NOAA/NGI Gulf Hypoxia Research Coordination Workshop, July 14-16, 2014

The 5th Annual NOAA/NGI Gulf Hypoxia Research Coordination Workshop will be held July 14-16, 2014 at the Mississippi State Science and Technology Center at Stennis Space Center, MS.  This year the discussion will focus on advancing ecological modeling for diversions and hypoxia in the northern Gulf of Mexico.  See below for ways to remotely access the workshop.  For additional information, check out the agenda.

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For audio, you must dial in to the conference…

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Added by Amanda Watson on July 11, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Florida Land Steward Partnership

A partnership of organizations that provide assistance and educational programs to private landowners in Florida  Have land?  Get a plan and stay connected:  News and events posted regularly at http://floridalandsteward.org/

Added by Chris Demers on July 8, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

June, 2014 Climate Outlook from the South Florida Ecological Services Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The South Florida Ecological Services Office, USFWS, has posted June's Climate Outlook and Climate Outlook for…

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Added by Lisa Thompson on July 7, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Migratory Bird Biologist position open within the USFWS's Gulf Restoration Program

The following position is now open through the USAJobs website, please click on the links below to view/print the full vacancy announcements:

 

Wildlife Biologist

GS-0486-12/13

Migratory Bird Program

Multiple Locations

 

Perm, full-time

 

Open: 07/07/14           Close: 07/21/14

 

R4-14-1159619-CI-DEU (General Public…

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Added by Lisa Thompson on July 7, 2014 at 12:16pm — No Comments

June Newsletter out for the Gulf of Mexico Alliance

The Gulf of Mexico Alliance is a partnership of the five Gulf States, federal agencies, academic organizations, businesses, and other non-profits in the region. Their goal is to significantly increase regional collaboration to enhance the environmental and economic health of the Gulf of Mexico. Read their June newsletter here:…

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Added by Lisa Thompson on July 1, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

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