The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission currently has an opening for an Adaptation Coordinator. This new position will ensure a comprehensive and cohesive Agency approach to climate adaptation with an emphasis on planning, research and management activities. The job posting will close on September 10, 2015, and can be seen on the State of Florida HR site.
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Coastal managers and planners now have access to a new U.S. Geological Survey handbook that, for the first time, comprehensively describes the various models used to study and predict…Continue
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Big news from the RESTORE Council: they released the Draft Initial Funded Priorities List (draft FPL) for public comment. Among the $140 million in projects selected is the ~$1.9 million "Strategic Assessment…Continue
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WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today commended the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for issuing its initial list of proposed projects for meaningful and lasting natural resource restoration for Gulf Coast communities in the wake of the tragic Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
The RESTORE Council today proposed using approximately $139.6 million from the…Continue
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From the Gulf of Mexico Alliance:
RESTORE Council Announces Draft Selections
Comments due on draft selected projects and programs by September 28, 2015.
The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council announced their Draft Initial Funded Priorities List (draft FPL). The 45 projects represent components of those submitted…Continue
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There will be a special symposium on the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) at this year's Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA).
This symposium will present recent progress and identify important next steps for key elements of this conservation adaptation strategy, including network of landscapes and seascapes, conservation collaborations and landscape change information.
The SECAS symposium will be held from…Continue
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The Southern Fire Exchange has released the August issue of Fire Lines, their bimonthly newsletter. In this newsletter, there are articles that highlight research results from studies conducted in the Southeast on invasive species and fire:
To read the newsletter, visit the Southern Fire Exchange website:…Continue
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From the Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership (SARP):
SARP is now accepting aquatic habitat restoration project ideas for FY 2016 funding through its Aquatic Habitat Restoration Program. This year, SARP, with funding from the US Fish and Wildlife Service/National Fish Habitat Partnership, will support projects in or associated with watersheds in the conservation focus areas throughout the SARP geography (see conservation focus areas map in the application package).…Continue
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Shared by USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service:
Sand Pine in my Longleaf – A restoration problem
By Arlo H. Kane, Wildlife Biologist…Continue
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Photo: L-R: Chris Demers, Michael Bush, Anthony Grossman and Joe Prenger receive the Two Chiefs…Continue
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