Peninsular Florida LCC's News and Views – June 2016 Archive (15)

Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation - June 29 Update

From the Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation:

UPDATE

June 29, 2016

www.gulfpartnership.org…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on June 30, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Identifying a nationwide corridor system for the United States

From an article by Heather Cayton on the Conservation Corridor website:

Protecting large, well-connected landscapes remains one of the…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on June 27, 2016 at 11:10am — No Comments

Manuscripts Solicited on Climate Change and Fish - Submissions due August 15

From USGS, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, and Department of the Interior Climate Science Centers:

Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries is soliciting manuscripts for a special issue on the current state of climate change and fisheries, a companion to the 2016 World Fisheries Congress. Abigail Lynch, Research…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on June 23, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

NOAA seeks proposals for up to $8.5 million for coastal resilience projects

From NOAA:

As part of its national effort to build resilient coastal ecosystems, communities and economies, NOAA announced on June 14 the availability of up to $8.5 million in funding for coastal and…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on June 22, 2016 at 3:43pm — No Comments

How much does animal behavior matter in corridor planning?

From an article by Briana Abrahms on the Conservation Corridor website:

When relying on a focal species or suite of species for corridor…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on June 22, 2016 at 3:12pm — No Comments

New paper on buffer distances around habitat of bird species of concern on land management areas

This new article was published in the June 2016 issue of the Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management, entitled:

Database of Bird Flight Initiation Distances to Assist in Estimating Effects from Human Disturbance and Delineating Buffer Areas.

Read the abstract and full paper (article starts on page 181 of the Journal):…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on June 20, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

U.S. Department of the Interior's Economic Report for Fiscal Year 2015 released today - Interior Department supported $106 billion in recreation, conservation, water and renewable energy investments

From the U.S. Department of the Interior:

Interior Department Supported $106 Billion in Recreation, Conservation, Water and Renewable Energy Investments, Supporting More than 860,000 Jobs in FY 2015 

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today released the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Economic…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on June 17, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

New report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science: Achieving Climate Connectivity in a Fragmented Landscape

From Climate Central:

A new report, Achieving Climate Connectivity in a Fragmented Landscape, was published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. The report quantifies how much of a benefit migration corridors may provide in helping plants and animals faced with climate change.…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on June 14, 2016 at 3:57pm — No Comments

2017 Science to Action Fellowship Statements of Interest being accepted now through December 15

From the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center:

The National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center is soliciting Statements of Interest from graduate students interested in the 2017 Science to Action Fellowship. The fellowship provides an opportunity for students to work closely with USGS staff and partners to develop a product that supports climate change…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on June 14, 2016 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Gulf of Mexico Alliance Releases Action Plan III

*From the Gulf of Mexico Alliance:

The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (Alliance) released the Governors' Action Plan III For Healthy and  Resilient Coasts on June 8. This is the third major effort by the Alliance, approved…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on June 9, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation - June 8 Update

UPDATE

June 8, 2016

www.gulfpartnership.org

https://www.facebook.com/GulfPartnership

 

Gulf Partnership Representatives to…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on June 9, 2016 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Climate Science Centers, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center recognized with 2016 Climate Adaptation Leadership awards

*From USGS:

 

The work of the Climate Science Centers and National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center has been recognized through multiple 2016 Climate Adaptation Leadership awards:

  • The National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center and the Climate Science Centers received an…
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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on June 9, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program Announces Next Funding Opportunity

The NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program has released its next federal funding opportunity (FFO-2017), which is focused on living coastal and marine resources and their habitats (click here for…

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Added by Peninsular Florida LCC on June 3, 2016 at 2:18pm — No Comments

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