Peninsular Florida LCC's News and Views – April 2015 Archive (10)

April 29 Update: Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation

UPDATE…

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North American Bird Conservation Initiative releases 2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation

New Farm Bill Guide Now Available 

Download the practitioner’s guide to help landowners access Farm Bill programs here

 

Today, the North American Bird Conservation…

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April Update: Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation

UPDATE

April 16, 2015

Registration is Now Open for the Gulf Partnership Annual Meeting.

Make plans to attend the Annual Meeting of the Gulf Partnership in Biloxi, MS immediately following the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) All Hands Meeting.  The Annual Meeting will begin with a Sunset Cruise on…

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DOI, EPA, NOAA announce Resilient Lands and Waters Initiative to prepare natural resources for climate change

April 21, 2015

Florida Everglades; photo: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Department of the Interior (DOI), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today recognized four collaborative landscape partnerships across the country…

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From the Northern Gulf of Mexico Sentinel Site Cooperative: Sea Level Rise Tools

This section has information on new or recently released tools and assets for use in Sea Level Rise research, modeling, management, community planning, or outreach.

Gulf of Mexico Surface Elevation Table Inventory

Partners: nGOM Sentinel Site Cooperative, Gulf of Mexico Alliance, U.S. Geological…

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New Study Shows Protected Lands in the U.S. Mismatch Priorities for Biodiversity, with Southeast the Area Most in Need

NAZARÉ PAULISTA, BRAZIL – A new study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of

Sciences evaluates the protected areas of the United States and their coverage of biological diversity.

Using a detailed analysis of more than 3,000 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, freshwater

fish, and trees, the authors introduce a collection of new…

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Updates from the Atlantic Coast Joint Venture

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Apply by May 15 for agricultural land, wetland conservation easements

*From USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service: 

GAINESVILLE, Fl., March 31, 2015 – Applications are due May 15 for USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service Agricultural Conservation Easements Program (ACEP), which provides financial assistance for farmers, ranchers and forest landowners to establish conservation easements. 

Indian tribes, state and local…

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USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service puts out new Longleaf Pine Initiative Fact Sheet

A new fact sheet has been produced on the Longleaf Pine Initiative by USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service. The initiative supports goals of America's Longleaf Pine Restoration Initiative, to restore and maintain this unique ecosystem.

While longleaf pine forests represent some of the world's most unique biologically diverse ecosystems, their range has been reduced by 96 percent. To address this drastic reduction, work is being done to protect, restore and enhance an…

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State of the South Atlantic 2015

*From the South Atlantic LCC:

What is the State of the South Atlantic?

The 2015 State of the South Atlantic evaluates the ecological integrity of the South Atlantic using natural and cultural resource indicators. The indicators are scored across the entire South Atlantic region, for…

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