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.
2015 Annual Report
Detailing the investment the LCC has
made over the past years leading
to the creation of research products,
tools, and a landscape conservation
design framework to address the
most pressing science needs.
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
Oct 19, 2016The Powell River gets Infusion of Freshwater Mussels in Restoration Effort
They're small, slimy and extremely slow moving. Freshwater mussels may not pass the eye test as…
Oct 07, 2016Successful Recovery and Removal from Endangered Species Act of Native Kentucky Plant a Victory for Conservation Partners
State of Kentucky and U.S. Forest Service played crucial role in recovering the white-haired…
Oct 04, 2016Create Wildlife-Friendly Spaces With Habitat Network
Today, The Nature Conservancy and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology launched Habitat Network, a free…
Sep 20, 2016A Race Against the Clock for Brook Trout Conservation
Are brook trout destined for extinction? That is a future that Shannon White, a Ph.D. student…
Event date: Nov 07, 2016Communicating Science - Distilling Your Message
Learn to communicate more effectively about science with people outside your field, including the…
Event date: Oct 17, 2016Southeastern Conservation Adaptation Strategy Conservation Leadership Summit
The Summit will focus on ‘Why’ we need to define the conservation landscape of the future and…
Event date: Oct 16, 2016Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Annual Conference
The annual conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies is a forum for…
Event date: Oct 15, 2016The Wildlife Society Meeting
North Carolina will be hosting The Wildlife Society’s 23rd Annual Conference at the Raleigh…