The South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint is a living spatial plan to conserve our natural and cultural resources for current and future generations. This talk will cover its creation and use by diverse organizations within the 6 state region.
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This project builds from a body of work to support conservation planning and design for the Arid Lands Initiative (ALI) in the Columbia Plateau ecoregion. Previous work identified a suite of habitats and species along with their associated viability and stressors, as well as a portfolio of Priority Core Areas (PCAs) and high priority connectivity corridors.
Learn more about the Desert LCC's landscape conservation planning and design process. This effort focuses on developing common conservation goals and objectives for managing three focal ecosystem types within the Desert LCC's geographic area:
The science of restoration ecology has emerged as one of the primary forces in efforts to reduce the loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services throughout the world. Similarly, the practice of ecological restoration is providing the means for reversing environmental degradation, reestablishing critical habitat and mitigating the effects of climate change. Keith Bowers, president of Biohabitats, will connect the two in a journey from restoration theory to restoration practice. Mr.
The Ohio State University Climate Change Webinar series will host Great Lakes Climate Education Resources on July 11, 2013 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET. Learn about integrating climate change education into your classroom or informal education programming, get an introduction to regionally relevant climate science, and hear about how other educators have used these materials.
Decision support is a collection of tools for the communication of issues underpinning the selection of actions or policies. Climate policy is a particularly challenging arena for decision support due to the complex connections between climate and human activities; numerous interest groups with competing interest; and uncertainties in both the future of climate and the impacts of actions.
With the recent Presidential and Congressional elections behind us, what can we now expect with regard to energy and climate change policy in the US? Will President Obama’s reelection result in movement in either climate or clean energy legislation in Congress, despite a “status quo” Congress? What role will EPA play in formulating future climate policy through new regulations? Could a carbon tax play a role in a future budget deal to close the large Federal deficit?