Cultural Resources and
A collaborative research project seeks to integrate cultural resources, such as historic bridges and Civil War Battlefields, into landscape conservation to emphasize natural and cultural resources in defining priorities.
Summary of Appalachian
LCC Science Products
Check out a synthesis of all Appalachian LCC science products such as decision support tools, data layers, and final reports to help plan and manage for the conservation of aquatic and terrestrial systems throughout the region.
Stream Impacts from Water Withdrawals in Marcellus Shale Region
New research is providing information to help resource managers, industry and others make informed decisions in achieving sustainable river and stream flows that balance the needs of society and healthy ecosystems.
The Appalachian LCC consists of federal and state agencies, tribes, non-governmental organizations, and species-specific partnerships that provide expertise and guidance as well as collaborate to address landscape conservation issues.
New Clearinghouse for Ecosystem Benefits and Risks Information
The Appalachian LCC and the U.S. Forest Service recently released a wealth of data, maps, and other products assessing benefits of and risks to the region's ecosystem services, providing regional resources and tools for incorporating natural assets valued by society into planning and management decisions.
Our Guiding Principles
Working at a landscape-level, engaging
a diversity of partners, and leveraging
resources to chart a more sustainable
About the Appalachian LCC
The Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative is an applied science and management partnership working to protect natural lands, valued resources and the biological diversity that provide environmental benefits and services to the human communities across the region.
News and Announcements
Mar 20, 2017New Habitat Guidelines for Six Species of Eastern Wildlife
The American marten, Bicknell’s thrush, Canada warbler, rusty blackbird, scarlet tanager and…
Mar 20, 2017Northeast States Release Report on Hellbender Distribution
The Regional Conservation Needs (RCN) Grants Program funded project, Developing a coordinated…
Mar 20, 2017LCC Network Receives Distinguished Landscape Practitioner Award
The Landscape Conservation Cooperative Network has been selected by the U.S. Chapter of the…
Mar 06, 2017You're Invited to Help Protect Mallows Bay!
Next week NOAA will hold public meetings as part of the process to designate Mallows Bay-Potomac…
Event date: May 15, 2017Northeast Climate Science Center Regional Science Meeting 2017
For our Regional Science Meeting, we will gather our scientists and partners to reflect on our…
Event date: Apr 17, 20172017 Strategic Habitat Meeting
Join the Alabama Rivers and Streams Network (ARSN) in a review of a decade of strategic habitat…
Event date: Mar 28, 2017Resources Planning Act (RPA) Assessment Webinar: U.S. Forest Fragmentation and Land Cover Patterns
Forest fragmentation continues even as total forestland area remains relatively stable.…
Event date: Mar 22, 2017SECAS Leadership Team Meeting
The purpose of this meeting of the SECAS Leadership Team is to guide and support the continuing…