The USGS, FWS, GCPO LCC, and other partners are working to identify explicit biological objectives for conservation target species that are representative of sustainable Gulf habitats and, for a subset of those species, to link these biological objectives to habitat characteristics that can be influenced by/considered in restoration efforts. We anticipate hiring two students, a …Continue
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The Landscape Conservation Cooperative Network released a new strategic plan yesterday, articulating a path for achieving the LCC Network's vision and mission to conserve landscapes for future generations through collective impact. The broad geographic scope of the LCC Network is necessary to facilitate and support unprecedented integration efforts and mechanisms that…
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Businessman-Rancher Preserves Old Florida, Panther Corridor
From the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service:
Photo by Renee Bodine
Dwayne House walks along the Caloosahatchee River on his ranch where he has created a…Continue
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October 16, 2014
NRDA Phase III Early Restoration Projects Approved.
On October 3rd, state and federal officials approved plans to spend $627 million on 44 projects meant to aid recovery from the 2010 oil spill in…Continue
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Photo by Renee Bodine: A new longleaf pinetree nestles in the wiregrass savanna.
From the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation…Continue
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This pilot project is a collaborative effort of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Services Center, Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, and U.S. Geological Survey.
To access the visualization tool, go to:…Continue
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EPA Releases “Being Prepared for Climate Change: A Workbook for Developing Risk-Based Adaptation Plans”
EPA’s Climate Ready Estuaries program has published Being Prepared for Climate Change: A Workbook for Developing Risk-Based Adaptation Plans as a resource for environmental managers and planners. This publication provides much needed guidance for conducting risk-based climate change vulnerability assessments and developing adaptation action plans. The…Continue
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Gulf Partnership to Present Conservation Vision at the National Workshop on Large Landscape Conservation, October 23- 24 in Washington D.C.
Gulf Partnership representatives Ole Amundsen, The Conservation Fund, Bob Bendick, The Nature Conservancy and Erin Heskett, the Alliance, will present “A Land Conservation Vision for the…Continue
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