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

Position Announcement: Adaptation Coordinator

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission currently has an opening for an Adaptation Coordinator. This new position will ensure a comprehensive and cohesive Agency approach to climate adaptation with an emphasis on planning, research and management activities. The job posting will close on September 10, 2015, and can be seen on the State of Florida HR site.

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New Sea-Level Rise Handbook Highlights Science and Models for Non-Scientists

From USGS:

Coastal managers and planners now have access to a new U.S. Geological Survey handbook that, for the first time, comprehensively describes the various models used to study and predict…

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Interior Department Praises Gulf Coast Restoration Council for Nearly $140 Million in Proposed Restoration Projects

Funds will improve the health and resiliency for the Gulf of Mexico

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today commended the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for issuing its initial list of proposed projects for meaningful and lasting natural resource restoration for Gulf Coast communities in the wake of the tragic Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

The RESTORE Council today proposed using approximately $139.6 million from the…

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RESTORE Council Announces Draft Selections

From the Gulf of Mexico Alliance:

RESTORE Council Announces Draft Selections

Comments due on draft selected projects and programs by September 28, 2015.

The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council announced their Draft Initial Funded Priorities List (draft FPL). The 45 projects represent components of those submitted…

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August 12 Update from the Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation

UPDATE…

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Upcoming symposium on the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy at the 69th Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies

There will be a special symposium on the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) at this year's Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA).

This symposium will present recent progress and identify important next steps for key elements of this conservation adaptation strategy, including network of landscapes and seascapes, conservation collaborations and landscape change information.

The SECAS symposium will be held from…

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New issue of Fire Lines newsletter out, highlights research results from studies conducted in the Southeast on invasive species and fire

The Southern Fire Exchange has released the August issue of Fire Lines, their bimonthly newsletter. In this newsletter, there are articles that highlight research results from studies conducted in the Southeast on invasive species and fire:

  • Feedback Relationships: Fire and Brazilian Pepper in Pine Savannas
  • Fire, Cogongrass and Longleaf Pine Forest Restoration

To read the newsletter, visit the Southern Fire Exchange website:…

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FY 2016 Aquatic Habitat Restoration Project Funding Opportunity in the Southeast

From the Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership (SARP):

SARP is now accepting aquatic habitat restoration project ideas for FY 2016 funding through its Aquatic Habitat Restoration Program. This year, SARP, with funding from the US Fish and Wildlife Service/National Fish Habitat Partnership, will support projects in or associated with watersheds in the conservation focus areas throughout the SARP geography (see conservation focus areas map in the application package).…

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Longleaf pine blog discusses managing sand pine

Shared by USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service:

Sand Pine in my Longleaf – A restoration problem 

By Arlo H. Kane, Wildlife Biologist…

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National award recognizes Florida Land Steward Partnership

Photo: L-R: Chris Demers, Michael Bush, Anthony…

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