Guidance documents

Preview image of ahc_colllaborative_charter.pdf
December 28, 2015

This Charter defines the mission and vision for the Great Lakes Region Aquatic Habitat Connectivity Collaborative, as well as roles and decision making procedures.

Preview image of Oklahoma_State-wide_Interpretive_Booklet.pdf
September 30, 2015

State wildlife biologists and other natural resource professionals have recognized the need for accurate current vegetation maps to facilitate conservation planning and management for decades.

Preview image of pollinator_health_strategy_2015.pdf
April 22, 2015
Developed through a collaborative effort across the Executive Branch, this Strategy outlines a comprehensive approach to tackling and reducing the impact of multiple stressors on pollinator health, including pests and pathogens, reduced habitat, lack of nutritional resources, and exposure to pestici
Preview image of Applied-Science-and-Capacity-Needs-in-2015.pdf
November 11, 2014

Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative Fiscal Year 2015 Applied Science and Capacity Needs

Preview image of Tribal WG Charter Nov2014.pdf
November 10, 2014

This Charter defines the purpose and goals of the Desert LCC Tribal Working Group, as well as leadership and membership structure, decisionmaking process, and meeting schedule.

Preview image of memphis_report.pdf
September 24, 2014

This document is the product of an August 2014 workshop focused on defining a landscape approach to the Mississippi River Basin and Gulf hypoxia.

Preview image of DesertLCCDataManagementRecommendationsv1-0.pdf
December 9, 2013

The Desert LCC GIS & Data Working Group has developed this set of Data Management Recommendations which outline specific workflows, protocols and infrastructure recommendations to document and share Desert LCC science with stakeholders and the public.

Preview image of Grasslands_Strategy_GPLCC_Version_2.2014_final.pdf
November 14, 2013

The Grasslands - Landscape Conservation Design approach outlined in this report is centered on a set of actions and principles that will help resource agencies and stakeholders work collaboratively to identify Great Plains Landscape Conservation Cooperative (GPLCC) landscape goals and management...

Preview image of 2013 DLCC Communications Plan_approved4172013.pdf
April 17, 2013

The Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative has developed this Communications Plan to help accomplish the goals of the LCC. Communication of information is a critical element of each Desert LCC goal.

Preview image of DLCC LGWG Charter_Approved4-17-13.pdf
April 17, 2013

This Charter defines the purpose and goals of the Desert LCC Local Governments Working Group, as well as structure and responsibilities.

Preview image of PPP_LCC_R3_Op_Plan1.pdf
April 12, 2013
The global challenges of climate change will significantly alter the future of wildlife conservation in America. To meet these challenges the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must adapt to provide better science capacity at the landscape level.
Preview image of PPP-LCC-Final-Charter_2013.pdf
April 12, 2013
The Plains and Prairie Pothole Landscape Conservation Cooperative Charter references the authorities that allow for the creation of this LCC, defines the membership and roles of the LCC constituent parts, specifies the Charter Review Process, clarifies the governance of the LCC, and outlines its ope
Preview image of Strategy-Highlights-Brochure.pdf
April 1, 2013

In partnership with State and Tribal agencies, the Obama Administration today released the Nation’s first strategy to help public and private decision makers address the impacts that climate change is having on natural resources and the people and economies that depend on them.

Preview image of 2013_0314_LCC_ScienceCoordTeam_Adopted.pdf
March 4, 2013

This document provides the foundation for the LCC Science Coordinators Team, or LSCT.

Preview image of DLCCScienceWorkingGroupCharter.FINAL_.pdf
January 10, 2013

This Charter defines the purpose and goals of the Desert LCC Science Working Group, as well as structure and responsibilities, decision-making process, and meeting schedule.

Preview image of sustainability-04-03066-v2.pdf
December 3, 2012

In 2012, The Nature Conservancy published “Talking Big: Lessons Learned from a 9,000 Hectare Restoration in the Northern Tallgrass Prairie” in the online, peer reviewed journal Sustainability.  The Plains and Prairie Potholes LCC provided support and and guidance to the larger project...

Preview image of DLCC Governance Document _adoptedOct2012_WEBCompat_updatedMay2015.pdf
November 16, 2012

English: This Governance Document outlines the mission and goals of the Desert LCC along with its governance structure. The document may be modified, as necessary, by consensus of the Steering Committee. This is one of three foundation documents for the Desert LCC.

Preview image of Southern_Rockies_DRAFT_Comms_Plan.pdf
August 17, 2012

2013 Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative Draft Communications Plan
Updated: August 17, 2012

Preview image of PFLCC_charter_February_24_2012.pdf
February 24, 2012

The Conservation Cooperative is a broad-based partnership of organizations concerned with the conservation of natural and cultural resources, including fish and wildlife; their associated habitats; ecosystem function and resiliency and maintaining sustainable landscapes within the region.

Preview image of DLCCOperationsPlan.pdf
January 13, 2012

This Operations Plan describes the strategic direction of the Desert LCC. This is a visionary document and is designed to be fully implemented over the next 5 years. It will be reviewed annually and updated, as necessary, by consensus of the Steering Committee.

Preview image of Southern_Rockies_LCC_Governance_Document_Final.pdf
September 8, 2011

Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative Governance Document - September 2011

Preview image of Southern_Rockies_LCC_Final_Operating_Plan_9-8-11.pdf
September 8, 2011

Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative 2011 Operating Plan

Preview image of GPLCC_Charter.pdf
June 23, 2011

This Charter, developed in June 2011, provides for mission, organization scope, steering committee composition and responsibilities, and other topics in order to frame the governance structure of the Great Plains Landscape Conservation Cooperative (GPLCC).

Preview image of GPLCC_Action_Plan.pdf
December 15, 2009

This preliminary action plan was developed in December 2009 as a starting point to outline the form and function of the Great Plains LCC.

Preview image of 2012_0709_LCT-Charter_Adopted.pdf
July 9, 2012

These documents provide the foundation for the LCC Coordinators Team, or LCT.

Preview image of CSC-LCC_Implementation_guidance_21JAN2011.pdf
January 21, 2011

This guidance document explains how LCCs and Climate Science Centers (CSCs) will function to integrate science and management expertise to provide information on best management practices in order to support strategic adaptation and mitigation efforts across the U.S. and internationally.

Preview image of DOI_SecretarialOrder_3289A1.pdf
September 14, 2009

In signing Secretarial Order No. 3289 on Sept. 14, 2009, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar directed Department of the Interior bureaus to stimulate the development of the LCC network as a response to landscape-scale stressors, including climate change.