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The Conservation Resource Webinar

This webinar details LCCs Conservation Framework objectives. These include: 1. Agreement on goals and need for a regional framework to achieve resource conservation incorporating ecological and human needs; 2. An understanding of how completed, ongoing and proposed RCN/LCC projects fit into a common framework; 3. An understanding of how the elements in this framework will inform decision-making by the conservation community; and 4. An understanding on how the remainder of the workshop fits into the framework.

Ken Elowe joined the Service in 2010 after 23 years with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. As director of resource management beginning in 1997, he was responsible for fish and wildlife programs. He began his career with the Utah Division of Wildlife working with bears, mountain lions and furbearers. Elowe initiated Maine’s Beginning with Habitat program, working with communities and agencies to conserve landscape-scale habitat for all species. Elowe also worked with the United Nations and the Jordanian government on a cooperative landscape-scale rangeland restoration program. Elowe coordinates the Northeast Region’s work on: landscape-scale conservation and climate impacts to fish and wildlife. Elowe received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Bowdoin College. He earned both a master’s degree and a doctorate in wildlife biology from the University of Massachusetts for his work on ecological behavior and reproductive physiology of black bears.This webinar details LCCs Conservation Framework objectives.

Additional Resource Materials (pdf): Ken Elowe PPT presentation.pdf

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