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Guide offers resources for states to integrate climate science into SWAP updates

Guide offers resources for states to integrate climate science into SWAP updates

A new report from The Northeast Climate Science Center outlines numerous processes, tools, and potential partnerships that can help state natural resource managers integrate climate science into the 10-year updates of wildlife actions plans, and includes several projects supported by the North Atlantic LCC.

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LCC Network releases updated interactive LCC map

LCC Network releases updated interactive LCC map

The revised map more accurately depicts the geographies of the 22 LCCs across the continent, including the North Atlantic LCC.

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North Atlantic/Gulf Coast LCC Coastal Resilience Research Associate Hired

North Atlantic/Gulf Coast LCC Coastal Resilience Research Associate, Emily Powell, Ph.D., will begin her position in mid-August. She will be seated in the SE Climate Science Center at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. See the coastal resiliency workspace for more information on her project.

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North Atlantic LCC Releases 2013 Highlights Report

North Atlantic LCC Releases 2013 Highlights Report

An overview of activities and projects demonstrating the growth of the North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative partnership in 2013.

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iPlover featured in DOI's Newswave

iPlover featured in DOI's Newswave

A special edition of the Department of the Interior's quarterly newsletter on ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes activities highlights the work of LCCs, including the North Atlantic LCC-supported iPlover smartphone app.

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Community shapes conservation vision for the Susquehanna River

Community shapes conservation vision for the Susquehanna River

By considering social and ecological data in a new regional planning effort, the Chesapeake Conservancy is strengthening the long-term conservation outlook for the Susquehanna River watershed.

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Conservation Planning Atlas serves as hub for regional conservation tools

Conservation Planning Atlas serves as hub for regional conservation tools

As both a clearinghouse for data from LCC projects and a complement to other conservation resources, the North Atlantic LCC's online data portal has evolved to become a hub for regional conservation tools.

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Regional landscape conservation design efforts take key next steps forward

Regional landscape conservation design efforts take key next steps forward

As partners in the Connecticut River Watershed Landscape Conservation Design Pilot test the final design product, representatives from the Northeast states begin the process of identifying Regional Conservation Opportunity Areas.

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Network funding awarded to projects that support integration among multiple LCCs

Network funding awarded to projects that support integration among multiple LCCs

A pair of LCC Network projects will provide adaptive science capacity for activities that both support and advance collaborative efforts among LCCs and existing partnerships.

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Study on Climate Change and Contaminants featured on Cape & Islands NPR

Study on Climate Change and Contaminants featured on Cape & Islands NPR

The lead author of a North Atlantic LCC-funded study discusses how climate change is interacting with environmental pollutants on WCAI's "Living Lab" with Heather Goldstone.

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iPlover app makes headlines in Greenwire, Cape Cod Times

iPlover app makes headlines in Greenwire, Cape Cod Times

A new smartphone application developed by U.S. Geological Survey for shorebird scientists is gaining attention as an innovative way to harness ecological data across the region.

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Aerial pictures tell a thousand words about potential impacts from sea level rise

Aerial pictures tell a thousand words about potential impacts from sea level rise

New report inventories the location, status, and condition of potential piping plover breeding grounds before Hurricane Sandy, providing a habitat baseline that will help resource managers anticipate future change.

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Tools developed by neighboring LCCs expand conservation possibilities in the Northeast region

Tools developed by neighboring LCCs expand conservation possibilities in the Northeast region

As LCCs increasingly collaborate to develop resources across boundaries, practitioners will benefit from tools that encompass broad geographic ranges. See a snapshot of three tools developed by the neighboring Appalachian and South Atlantic LCCs that can be used for action on the ground in the North Atlantic region.

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NOAA's Ellen Mecray sees room for more at LCC table

NOAA's Ellen Mecray sees room for more at LCC table

The Eastern Regional Climate Services Director for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration values the LCC for bringing regional fish and wildlife managers together in the same room, and hopes to see partners from others sectors invited to join the conversation.

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MARCO seeks proposals to advance priorities for climate change adaptation

MARCO seeks proposals to advance priorities for climate change adaptation

The deadline is June 12th to apply for funding from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) for projects that support advancement of shared Mid-Atlantic state priorities for climate change adaptation.

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Shorebird science? There's an app for that

Shorebird science? There's an app for that

A new smartphone application developed by the U.S. Geological Survey as part of the LCC-facilitated beach resiliency projects is helping to coordinate data collection to better understand threats to piping plover and other beach-dependent species.

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Conservation Across Boundaries—An LCC Council Member's Perspective

Conservation Across Boundaries—An LCC Council Member's Perspective

The Trust for Public Land's Climate Program Director Jad Daley says the North Atlantic LCC is leading by example in the LCC Network.

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FWS invites proposals for White-Nose Syndrome small grants program

FWS invites proposals for White-Nose Syndrome small grants program

The deadline is June 13th to apply for funding from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to address research and communications needs for White-Nose Syndrome (WNS).

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USGS releases iPlover app for shorebird biologists

USGS releases iPlover app for shorebird biologists

A new smartphone application funded by the North Atlantic LCC will help coordinate data collection and improve management of piping plover throughout its Atlantic range.

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North Atlantic LCC 2014 Annual Report

North Atlantic LCC 2014 Annual Report

This report reviews the progress and accomplishments of the North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) in 2014 and identifies major goals for 2015.

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