December 2015 News and Views Posts (9)

New Projects in Deepwater Horizon Project Tracker

From the Gulf of Mexico Alliance:

Over 440 projects now being followed

The Deepwater Horizon Project Tracker (Tracker) was launched in April 2015 and since then, the Team has worked hard to upgrade the tool's features. They have added not only new projects but programs to the Tracker. New programs include:

  • The RESTORE Act Science Program               7 Projects…
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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on December 31, 2015 at 11:15am — No Comments

Easement Program helps landowners protect grasslands, restore wetlands

Williamson Ranch, about six miles northwest of Indiantown, Florida. Photo courtesy of USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service. .

From the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service:…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on December 18, 2015 at 10:37am — No Comments

Help Guide the Work of the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, Department of the Interior Climate Science Centers

From USGS:

Nominations are being accepted for several membership openings on the Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science (ACCCNRS).

ACCCNRS advises the…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on December 15, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Incorporating Future Change into Current Conservation Planning - New Analysis of Tidal Saline Wetland Migration on the Gulf Coast

Across the northern Gulf of Mexico coast, natural resource managers are increasingly challenged to prepare for the effects of accelerated sea-level rise and rapid coastal development. With guidance from four Gulf coast LCCs, USGS researchers recently created products that can be used to identify areas where coastal wetlands will migrate landward under alternative sea-level rise and urbanization scenarios. These products are intended to be useful for future-focused conservation…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on December 14, 2015 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Gulf RESTORE Council approves funding of Draft initial Funded Priorities List projects

From the Gulf Coastal Plains & Ozarks LCC:

On Wed, December 9, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council ( RESTORE Council) approved approximately 156 million dollars for the 45 environmental projects on its "Draft Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL)" to…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on December 14, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

$50 Million Helps Ag Producers Restore Wildlife Habitat

From the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service:

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is making…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on December 10, 2015 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation - December 9 Update

UPDATE

December 9, 2015

www.gulfpartnership.org

https://www.facebook.com/GulfPartnership

 

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on December 9, 2015 at 3:54pm — No Comments

2016 Trainings announced from the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution

Announcing 2016 Training Classes!

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on December 7, 2015 at 9:35am — No Comments

National Academy of Sciences Releases its Review of the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) released its Review of the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives today, which concludes that a landscape approach is needed to meet the nation’s conservation…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on December 3, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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