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
Apr 12, 2017Executive Committee Meets to Thank Outgoing Chair and Vice Chair for Tremendous Leadership
For seven years, David Whitehurst and Paul Johansen valiantly steered the Appalachian LCC Steering…
Apr 12, 2017Engaging State and Federal Agencies on Regional Science Information and Resources
In partnership with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,…
Apr 12, 2017Coordinator Highlights Landscape Conservation Design Effort for Emerging Risks Roundtable Discussion
Appalachian LCC Coordinator Dr. Jean Brennan was an invited panelist and speaker at a roundtable…
Apr 12, 2017You can now “Like Us” on Facebook
Facebook currently has over 1 billion users, and the Appalachian Landscape Conservation…
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: May 04, 2017The Adaptation Workbook - Building Your Climate Adaptation Plan
A collaboration between the Climate Learning Network and the Climate Science Initiative, this…
Event date: Apr 24, 2017AppLCC/Tennessee River Gorge Trust Workshop
The purpose of this workshop is to familiarize participants with the Appalachian LCC and its work…
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…