You are here: Home / News & Events / All News Items

All News Items

News and Announcements from the North Atlantic LCC and partners
Project to showcase scenario planning for climate change, boreal forest and moose

Project to showcase scenario planning for climate change, boreal forest and moose

The first phase of a scenario-planning project for wildlife management in Northeast boreal forests is underway, and includes the launch a monthly newsletter.

Read More…

Northeast Regional Conservation Needs Grant Program invites proposals

Northeast Regional Conservation Needs Grant Program invites proposals

The deadline is March 1st to apply for funding under a program supporting landscape-scale regional wildlife conservation issues.

Read More…

Workshop explores climate change scenarios in the Adirondacks

Workshop explores climate change scenarios in the Adirondacks

A summary report from a two-day scenario development workshop in the Adirondacks explores the regional response to the threat of disruptive climate change.

Read More…

Connecticut River Watershed Pilot begins to visualize actions

Connecticut River Watershed Pilot begins to visualize actions

Featuring more than 100 data sets representing a suite of habitats, species, ecological processes, and environmental conditions across the Northeast, the North Atlantic LCC's Conservation Planning Atlas offers an invaluable conservation resource for regional partners. Now the Connecticut River Watershed Pilot's Core Team is putting this tool to use by creating and comparing maps to inform the project's Landscape Conservation Design process.

Read More…

North Atlantic LCC funds new coastal resiliency tools

North Atlantic LCC funds new coastal resiliency tools

With support from the NALCC, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) will deliver decision-making tools to help coastal communities prepare for future storms.

Read More…

NALCC-supported research published in Journal of Animal Ecology

NALCC-supported research published in Journal of Animal Ecology

How do changes in stream flow and temperature affect brook trout populations? Researchers addressed this question to get at a major challenge for ecologists: modeling how populations respond to environmental change.

Read More…

Momentum for collaborative conservation grows at gathering of regional conservation partnerships

Momentum for collaborative conservation grows at gathering of regional conservation partnerships

During an annual gathering of agencies, non-profits, land trusts and organizations involved in regional conservation, North Atlantic LCC staff and partners showcased projects that have fostered collaboration around shared conservation goals.

Read More…

Steering Committee strategizes for putting LCC science in hands of practitioners

Steering Committee strategizes for putting LCC science in hands of practitioners

Four years after their first meeting, members and partners of the North Atlantic LCC met to review progress, and discuss next steps for conservation design, science delivery and communications.

Read More…

Learn to use maps for strategic conservation

Learn to use maps for strategic conservation

How can the mapping platform Data Basin help you make more informed conservation decisions? The webinar series offered by the Conservation Biology Institute provides practical insight on using this platform for planning and analysis. Here are some upcoming offerings:

Read More…

As innovative landscape design takes shape, partners focus on next steps

As innovative landscape design takes shape, partners focus on next steps

Partners in the Connecticut River Watershed Landscape Conservation Design Pilot are thinking big picture even as they make detailed decisions about species and habitat goals for the watershed.

Read More…

Sizing up conservation planning

Through an integrated program of information management, science delivery, and collaborative design, the North Atlantic LCC is supporting conservation actions at multiple scales across the region.

Read More…

Key landscape design initiatives receive funding for next steps

Key landscape design initiatives receive funding for next steps

With renewed financial support from the North Atlantic LCC, two instrumental projects will forge ahead in developing and delivering sophisticated products to conservation partners on the ground: "Designing Sustainable Landscapes" and "Forecasting Changes in Aquatic Systems and Resilience of Aquatic Populations"

Read More…

Looking for common language to integrate marine habitat data

Looking for common language to integrate marine habitat data

The final report and maps are available for a North Atlantic LCC funded project that tested how a national framework for classifying estuarine and marine environments holds up at multiple scales, addressing the need for consistent data to inform marine conservation in the Northeast.

Read More…

North Atlantic LCC workshop puts regional data in hands of state and local decision makers

North Atlantic LCC workshop puts regional data in hands of state and local decision makers

Partners from across the Northeast took part in a two-day workshop to learn how to access, visualize, and apply regionally consistent data layers that can provide perspective on conservation decisions across multiple scales.

Read More…

Equipped with new data, partners guide evolving approach to conservation based on species' use of landscape

Equipped with new data, partners guide evolving approach to conservation based on species' use of landscape

Partners in the Connecticut River Watershed Pilot are advancing the frontiers of conservation by designing a plan to achieve shared conservation goals across the watershed and region.

Read More…

North Atlantic LCC works with states to identify Northeast conservation priorities

North Atlantic LCC works with states to identify Northeast conservation priorities

Rare habitat, contiguous landscapes, ecosystems threatened by development or climate change – at the fall meeting of the Northeast Fish and Wildlife Diversity Technical Committee in Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y., participants discussed a variety of critical factors that could and should be used for determining Regional Conservation Opportunity Areas (RCOAs).

Read More…

Vernal-pool mapping workshop offers resources, and collaborators

Vernal-pool mapping workshop offers resources, and collaborators

The Mid-Atlantic Vernal Pool Mapping Workshop is a part of a regional effort to facilitate coordination in conserving critical habitat provided by temporary wetlands. Workshop participants will learn about existing vernal-pool mapping projects and resources, including a regional database of known and possible vernal pool locations available for viewing and download through the North Atlantic LCC Conservation Planning Atlas.

Read More…

Preparing for future storms in the wake of Hurricane Sandy

Preparing for future storms in the wake of Hurricane Sandy

Three North Atlantic LCC projects funded through Hurricane Sandy Department of the Interior Resiliency Funds are underway and developing the science to help LCC partners understand how to make streams, beaches and tidal marshes more resilient to future storms and sea level rise. Here are some quick updates on these projects along with a summary of expected products:

Read More…

Regional Conservation Partnerships explore landscape conservation design

Regional Conservation Partnerships explore landscape conservation design

A North Atlantic LCC workshop for Regional Conservation Partnerships (RCPs) - networks of conservation partnerships across New England and eastern New York - opened the door for increasing conservation design and delivery throughout the Northeast.

Read More…

Zoe Smith’s approach to conservation is grounded in community

Zoe Smith’s approach to conservation is grounded in community

The Director of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Adirondack Program says the North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative gives her hope for large-scale landscape conservation. By bringing stakeholders together to find common ground, and delivering the science they need to achieve shared objectives, “The LCC has paved the way for large consortiums to understand what is possible.”

Read More…

Document Actions