Speakers Dr. Joe Fleskes and Elliott Matchett, USGS Western Ecological Research Center, will discuss their California LCC supported project that is investigating the projected impacts of climate, urbanization, and water supply management on the habitats and ecology of waterbirds in California's Central Valley.
The Great Basin Consortium allow regional conservation organization stay up to date on the major coordinating activities and emerging issues and to evaluate how we can best work together across the Great Basin.
The Great Basin LCC will hold a virtual public forum, available online December 8th-12th, 2014. The forum will begin with a kickoff webinar on December 8th from 10:00 - 11:00 AM PST. What to expect:
- Learn about the latest happenings in the Great Basin
- Review and provide input on Science and Traditional Ecological Knowledge priorities
- Recommend potential new Steering Committee members
- Preview the new Great Basin LCC website
The SRLCC Steering Committee meeting took place November 5-6, 2014, at the BLM State State Office, Salt Lake City, UT
The Natural Areas Training Academy, in conjunction with the University of Florida and The Nature Conservancy, is offering a workshop to build an appreciation of how to manage natural areas as part of a larger ecosystem, in coordination with neighboring land owners.
This course is based on the new guide 'Climate-Smart Conservation: Putting Adaptation Principles into Practice.' Conservation practitioners and natural resource managers will learn to become savvy consumers of climate information, tools and models.
This is a first-of-its-kind working conference focusing on fresh perspectives and innovative approaches to landscape (large scale) conservation across the country.
The Crown Managers Partnership (CMP) has adopted a Strategic Plan and has identified six regional-scale indicators of Ecological Integrity: landscapes, water quantity and quality, biodiversity, invasive species, air quality and climate. This Webinar will focus on two of the Indicators, Aquatic Invasive Species, and the Landscape Analysis Indicator.
Attendees will catch up on the latest in research and management of invasive plants while networking with peers.
The SRLCC Science Working Group meeting took place September 16-18, 2014, at the Bureau of Reclamation Building, Albuquerque, NM.
Meeting Purpose: Provide updates on science funding, Strategic Synthesis and spatial data management/analysis. Review Steering Committee guidance regarding conservation planning and design. Develop FY 2015 science funding strategy.