October 2014 News and Views Posts (10)

Student Positions: Wildlife Ecologist and GIS Technician

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 …

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Added by James P. Cronin on October 27, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Landscape Conservation Cooperative Network Releases New Strategic Plan

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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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 21, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Agricultural Conservation Easements at Work: Preserving Panther Corridors in Florida

Businessman-Rancher Preserves Old Florida, Panther Corridor

From the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service:

Photo by Renee Bodine

Dwayne House…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 20, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation: Update, October 2014

 

                     

UPDATE

October 16, 2014

 

NRDA Phase III Early Restoration Projects Approved. 

On October 3rd, state and federal officials approved plans to spend $627 million…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 20, 2014 at 11:08am — No Comments

NOAA Coastal Services Center, USGS, Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium Pilot Project: Sea-Level Rise Visualization for Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida

Sea-Level Rise Visualization for Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida

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:…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 14, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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

The South Florida Ecological Services Office, USFWS, has posted updated versions of the Climate Outlook and Climate Outlook…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 8, 2014 at 10:06am — No Comments

EPA Releases "Being Prepared for Climate Change: A Workbook for Developing Risk-Based Adaptation Plans"

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…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 3, 2014 at 12:35pm — No Comments

October 1st Update: Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation

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,…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 2, 2014 at 11:09am — No Comments

Gulf Coastal Plains & Ozarks LCC Science Coordinator Position Open - Applications Close on October 3, 2014

 
 
The following position is now open through the USAJOBS website, please click on the vacancy announcement number below to view/print the full vacancy announcement: 
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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 1, 2014 at 3:17pm — No Comments

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