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
Jan 10, 2017Final EPA/USGS Technical Report: Protecting Aquatic Life from Effects of Hydrologic Alteration
A new report provides scientific and technical information related to protection of aquatic life…
Jan 10, 2017Scientists: Strong evidence that human-caused climate change intensified 2015 heat waves
Human-caused climate change very likely increased the severity of heat waves that plagued India,…
Jan 05, 2017The U.S. Global Change Research Program Wants to Hear From You
The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) seeks public comment on the draft of its Climate…
Dec 19, 2016Partnership Seeking Input for Projects to Strengthen National Defense and Preserve Working Lands
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) joined the Department of the Interior (DOI) and the…
Event date: Mar 02, 2017Wheeler NWR Partners Meeting
The Appalachian LCC, in partnership with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service of Wheeler National…
Event date: Feb 09, 2017TWRA Partners Workshop
The Appalachian LCC, in partnership with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, will be…
Event date: Jan 25, 2017The Southeast Aquatic Conservation Strategy
The Southeastern Aquatic Biodiversity Conservation Strategy is a joint project of the UGA River…
Event date: Jan 13, 2017Appalachian LCC Research Update: Phase II of Landscape Conservation Design
Dr. Paul Leonard of Clemson University will provide a research update to the Appalachian LCC…