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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

Adaptation Coordinator position open with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

An Adaptation Coordinator (OPS Biological Scientist IV) position is currently posted with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Closing date is October 11, 2016. The posting can be seen and applied for at: https://jobs.myflorida.com/viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-933708&ERFormID=newjoblist&ERFormCode=any 

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

FWS to protect plants in imperiled rocklands in Florida

FWS TO PROTECT PLANTS IN IMPERILED ROCKLANDS IN FLORIDA.

Greenwire (9/28, Subscription Publication) reports that the Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday that “it’s extending Endangered Species Act protections to four South Florida plant species threatened by development and climate change — a move that could affect two major building projects.”…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on September 29, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Application deadline is November 15 for Wetland Reserve Easements through USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service

Sign up for Wetland Reserve Easements

Application Deadline is November 15

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on September 29, 2016 at 11:10am — No Comments

Restoring Forest Benefits Wildlife

"Habitat Heroes" handout can be found here. From the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service:…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on September 27, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Tree Farm Tour and Awards Ceremony - Florida Outstanding Tree Farm of 2016

From the Florida Land Steward Update:

CONGRATUATIONS TO THE REGISTER FAMILY PARTNERSHIP, FLORIDA'S OUTSTANDING TREE FARM OF 2016

The Alonzo and Eliza Register Family Partnership, Ltc.…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on September 26, 2016 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Communicating Climate Change Scenarios with Decision Makers

The COMET Program has announced the publication of the new offering, "Communicating Climate Change Scenarios With Decision Makers” (https://www.meted.ucar.edu/training_module.php?id=1283…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on September 23, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

New report released by Florida Center for Environmental Studies: Adaptation Pathways 1.0

From the Florida Center for Environmental Studies:

Adaptation Pathways…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on September 23, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Florida 2070 Report released

Suburbia threatens to cover nearly double the amount of land now claimed by neighborhoods and shopping centers, according to the Florida 2070 report. The study calls for allowing more intense development within or near already urbanized areas and also setting aside more…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on September 16, 2016 at 4:44pm — No Comments

USDA Invests in Florida Conservation Innovation Grants

From the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service:

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Sept. 9, 2016 USDA’s…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on September 14, 2016 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Wetland Reserve Easements through the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service - Application deadline Nov 15

Sign up for Wetland Reserve Easements

Application Deadline is November 15

 

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Sept. 8, 2016 – Agricultural landowners and Indian tribes can apply for a Wetland Reserve Easement until Nov. 15 for fiscal year 2017 funding.

 

USDA’s…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on September 12, 2016 at 1:53pm — No Comments

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