October 2016 News and Views Posts (14)

Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation - Oct. 25 Update

UPDATE

October 25, 2016

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Released Final Rule for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). 

 

NRCS recently released the final rule for the Agricultural Land Easement and…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 27, 2016 at 10:02am — No Comments

The PFLCC is hiring!

Two positions are currently open with the Peninsular Florida Landscape Conservation Cooperative (through the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission), with both closing on November 1, 2016:

Marine/Estuarine Conservation Target Project Lead

View the full posting and apply at:…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 24, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Natural Resource Meeting Explains Farm Bill Programs, Seeks Recommendations

From USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service:

 

Gainesville, Fla., Oct. 20, 2016…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 20, 2016 at 9:51am — No Comments

New report: climate change threatens 90% of industries

From ClimateWire:

FINANCE:

Climate change threatens 90% of all industries — report…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 20, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Urban Warming Slows Growth and Photosynthesis in City Trees



From the Southeast Climate Science Center:

New research from North Carolina State University, supported by the Southeast CSC, shows that urban warming reduces growth and photosynthesis in city trees. The researchers found that insect pests are part of…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 18, 2016 at 3:29pm — No Comments

Tour Celebrates Santa Rosa County Ag Heritage

From the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service:

Tour Celebrates Santa Rosa County Ag Heritage…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 18, 2016 at 9:54am — No Comments

Working Forests Week is October 16-22

From the Florida Forest Stewardship Program:

This week is Working Forests Week, October 16-22

 

Florida’s forests and related industries are vital for today’s and tomorrow’s needs, and cover 17.3 million acres, nearly half of Florida’s…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 17, 2016 at 11:10am — No Comments

Website lauch for the North American Bird Conservation Initiative

The new website for the North American Bird Conservation Initiative (NABCI) is up and running: http://nabci-us.org/. The new site provides information on the U.S. NABCI Committee, as well as directs members of the bird conservation community to information about national-level bird conservation partnerships and…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 14, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Conservation easement recently acquired within the Myakka Island Conservation Corridor Florida Forever project

The following links cover the October conservation easement acquisition over the Triangle Ranch, added by ARC to the Florida Forever List in 2014 as part of the Myakka Island Conservation Corridor:

Herald-Tribune article:…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 13, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Assistance Helps Farmers, Ranchers Conserve Natural Resources - Application deadline nears for financial assistance

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 12, 2016 — The Oct. 21 deadline is nearing for Florida farmers, ranchers and forest owners to apply for financial and technical assistance from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 12, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Call for Proposals: Gathering Input from Tribal Communities to Shape the Next National Climate Assessment

The National Climate Assessment is an ongoing project of the US Global Change Research Program (US GCRP) to document and summarize the impacts of climate on the United States, both current and future. The 3rd Climate Assessment was completed in 2014 and included a chapter specifically on issues faced by tribes (Indigenous Peoples, Lands and Resources Chapter,…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 11, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

NEW REPORT REVEALS SOUTHERN LANDOWNERS KEY TO HELPING AT-RISK WILDLIFE, PROVIDING SUSTAINABLE WOOD

From the American Forest Foundation:

 



Across the 13 Southeastern states, Southern forests are some of the most productive in the world. These forests supply much of the raw material for consumer wood products worldwide, account for more than $230 billion in economic revenue, and support nearly 1.1 million people in rural…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 7, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

First Call for Papers Southern Division American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting

First Call for Papers

Southern Division

American Fisheries…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 6, 2016 at 11:39am — No Comments

Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit cancelled due to hurricane

From the Southeast Florida Climate Compact:

Due to the uncertainty and projected course of Hurricane Matthew at this time, and subsequent emergency planning responsibilities of a large number of our…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on October 4, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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