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Human Dimensions Success Stories in Bird Conservation

The greater bird conservation community has identified a need for human dimensions success stories to be collected, organized, and shared with the community.

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New Habitat Guidelines for Six Species of Eastern Wildlife

The American marten, Bicknell’s thrush, Canada warbler, rusty blackbird, scarlet tanager and wood thrush – six beleaguered northeastern forest animals – should get a boost from a new series of publications explaining how best to create and manage habitat for them.

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Northeast States Release Report on Hellbender Distribution

The Regional Conservation Needs (RCN) Grants Program funded project, Developing a coordinated research approach for hellbender conservation in the northeast, was completed in late 2016.

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LCC Network Receives Distinguished Landscape Practitioner Award

The Landscape Conservation Cooperative Network has been selected by the U.S. Chapter of the Association of Landscape Ecology (US-IALE) Awards Committee to receive the Distinguished Landscape Practitioner Award.

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You're Invited to Help Protect Mallows Bay!

You're Invited to Help Protect Mallows Bay!

Next week NOAA will hold public meetings as part of the process to designate Mallows Bay-Potomac River as the country's newest National Marine Sanctuary and the first-ever in the Chesapeake.

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ACJV Flagship Species Initiative

ACJV Flagship Species Initiative

With help from our Technical Committee and our vast network of partners, the ACJV Management Board considered several suites of priority birds and habitats at the May 2016 Board Retreat.

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Story Map Illustrates Accomplishments of Migratory Bird JVs

Story Map Illustrates Accomplishments of Migratory Bird JVs

Joint Ventures work together to build a healthy world for birds, other wildlife, and people.

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Fire History of the Appalachian Region: A Review and Synthesis

Fire History of the Appalachian Region: A Review and Synthesis

This review and synthesis explores fire history from Alabama to New England, and provides a context for describing resilient forests of the future.

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Appalachian Wildlife Center - Partnering for Wildlife and People in an Economically-Depressed Region

Appalachian Wildlife Center - Partnering for Wildlife and People in an Economically-Depressed Region

A collaborative new partnership between the Appalachian Wildlife Foundation, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, and others is working to establish wildlife-related tourism in the southern Appalachian region of Kentucky and the surrounding states by building a state-of-the-art wildlife education facility designed to share with visitors the incredible natural resources of the region.

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NFWF Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund 2017 Funding Opportunity

The NFWF Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund is now accepting applications for competitive funding.

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A Conservation Action Map for the TRB Network

A Conservation Action Map for the TRB Network

During the Tennessee River Basin Network’s 2016 annual meeting, members participated in exercises that helped produce a Conservation Action Map, showcasing the who, what, and where of conservation activities and projects in the Basin.

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Biennial Spotlight on National Park Resources

Biennial Spotlight on National Park Resources

A new area on our Web Portal is dedicated to a collection of talks and posters that celebrate the National Park Service Centennial and highlight the many accomplishments in natural and cultural resource management and stewardship.

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LCC Science Helping to Target Restoration Sites to Improve Water Quality in the Susquehanna and Potomac Watersheds

The Natural Resources Conservation Service, the EPA, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are investing $28 million in restoration activities – from wetlands to riparian buffers to floodplain reconnection - in the Susquehanna and Potomac watershed to improve water quality.

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Putting LCC Products into Hands of Practitioners in the Southeast

Appalachian LCC Staff are working with partners in the Southeast to develop interactive workshops focused on delivering our funded science products and tools into the hands of practitioners working in applied conservation at the local and regional scale.

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Learning from Each Other Within the LCC Family

Learning from Each Other Within the LCC Family

Appalachian LCC Coordinator and Chief Scientist Dr. Jean Brennan recently served on a temporary, 60-day detail for the Arctic LCC helping to identify strategic programmatic and research direction and sharing current efforts to promote the LCCs science delivery in Alaska.

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New Student Conservation Associate Provides Educational Outreach Capacity to LCC and Refuge

New Student Conservation Associate Provides Educational Outreach Capacity to LCC and Refuge

A recent graduate of George Mason University, Kelly René is working with both the Appalachian LCC and the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge as a educational outreach specialist.

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Appalachian LCC GIS Analyst and Information Manager Heads Out West

Appalachian LCC GIS Analyst and Information Manager Heads Out West

Jessica Rhodes, who helped to support our partnership’s extensive data management needs over the last couple years is moving on to a new position with the Bureau of Land Management in Wyoming.

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Blue Ridge PRISM Update

An update on the Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management and information on a series of sessions around our 10-county area, which partners are welcome to attend.

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Bringing Back Diversity in Eastern Forests for Landowners, Wildlife

Bringing Back Diversity in Eastern Forests for Landowners, Wildlife

What do biologists look for in a healthy forest? A diversity in the ages and composition of trees and occasional breaks in canopy to allow sunlight to reach understory plants.

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Final 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 from effects of hydrologic alteration.

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