We connect science and people. This July 9 – 10, 2014, the LCC will host its second Connections Workshop in Billings, Montana, to promote continued collaboration between scientists, managers, communicators and policy experts. Researchers and scientists will present and draw connections between more than 12 cutting edge projects supported by the LCC.
Past Events: Conference
If you are attending the Midwest, please join us at the LCC Landscape Symposium session on Monday, January 27, from 10:40am to 3pm, to hear updates on activities in the three LCCs in the Midwest region and provide input on future direction.
The University of Notre Dame is hosting Climate Change and the Common Good, a conference to be held from April 8-10, 2013. Universities and non-government organizations in the greater Chicago region have an important contribution to make toward addressing the complex and multidisciplinary challenges posed by climate change and resource scarcity.
The Plains and Prairie Potholes Landscape Conservation Cooperative is poised to provide science needs from the perspective of land, resource and conservation decision making, and, provide support to partners to carry out impactful conservation actions.
The Plains and Prairie Potholes LCC technical committee held a three-day workshop in Bismarck, North Dakota from August 23-25, 2011 with a primary goal of developing a process that can be used to identify and prioritize science needs from the perspective of land, resource, and conservation decision-making.
• The group identified changes to the draft Governance Documents.
• The group agreed that the Steering Committee should have approximately 20 participants and agreed to a list of entities to invite to the Steering Committee
• The group acknowledged the Scoping Team’s lack of representation from Mexico, tribes, and some states as well as a lack of expertise in cultural resources and the need to engage these entities/interests.
- Provide information on LCCs in general and specifically in the Desert and Southern Rockies LCCs.
- Determine agency and stakeholder interest in participating in LCCs and identify other potential partners.
- Provide an overview of existing regional, state and local partnerships that link science and management and discuss how LCCs can build on and work with these partnerships.
- Provide information on LCCs in general and specifically in the Desert LCC.
- Determine agency and stakeholder interest in participating in Desert LCC and identify other potential partners.
- Provide an overview of existing regional, state and local partnerships that link science and management and discuss how Desert LCC can build on and work with these partnerships.
On September 22, 2010 over sixty stakeholders from throughout the Great Lakes region came together in Buffalo, New York to discuss ways to advance the human response to anticipated climate change impacts through climate change adaptation. The workshop was titled Climate Change in the Great Lakes: Advancing the Regional Discussion.