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Marquette Crockett, Wildlife biologist of the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Wildlife biologist Marquette Crockett talks about the unique habitats and common problems that stretch across the Appalachians and how Appalachian LCC meetings ...
Protected Areas: Goals, Limitations, and Design
This reference focuses on the functions, design, and limitations of protected areas and the processes of conservation planning.
Applying ecological criteria to marine reserve design: A case study from the California Channel Islands
Reference which describes the steps involved in designing a network of marine reserves for conservation and fisheries management.
Conservation Strategy for Imperiled Aquatic Species in the UTRB
The Strategy provides guidance to Field Offices in reevaluating current ("status quo") conservation approaches in order to deliver the most cost effective ...
Conservation in the face of climate change: The roles of alternative models, monitoring, and adaptation in confronting and reducing uncertainty
The broad physical and biological principles behind climate change and its potential large scale ecological impacts on biota are fairly well understood, ...
Six Common Mistakes in Conservation Priority Setting
A vast number of prioritization schemes have been developed to help conservation navigate tough decisions about the allocation of finite resources. However, ...
New National Wildlife Refuge Established to Protect Some of Appalachia’s Rarest Places
The Mountain Bogs National Wildlife Refuge became America’s 563rd refuge today.
Interior Department Proposes Expansion of Hunting, Fishing Opportunities in National Wildlife Refuge System
In advance of National Hunting and Fishing Day on September 28th, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife ...
Buried by bad decisions
From the text: Alas, research shows that when human beings make decisions, they tend to focus on what they are getting and forget about what we are forgoing.
Carbon Dynamics of the Forest Sector
Main points: The basic ecosystem science behind carbon dynamics in forests is relatively straightforward (really!).This science doesn’t seem to be applied very ...
Beaver (Castor canadensis) mitigate the effects of climate on the area of open water in boreal wetlands in western Canada
Shallow open water wetlands provide critical habitat for numerous species, yet they have become increasingly vulnerable to drought and warming temperatures and ...
Conservation value of forests attacked by bark beetles: Highest number of indicator species is found in early successional stages
Heavy natural disturbance in large protected areas of former commercial forests increasingly evokes European parliaments to call for management intervention ...
Analysing fossil-fuel displacement
It is commonly assumed that fossil fuels can be replaced by alternative forms of energy. Now research challenges this assumption, and highlights the role of ...
Brownness of organics in aerosols from biomass burning linked to their black carbon content
Atmospheric particulate matter plays an important role in the Earth’s radiative balance. Over the past two decades, it has been established that a portion of ...
Challenges in the conservation, rehabilitation and recovery of native stream salmonid populations: beyond the 2010 Luarca symposium
– In May 2010, I chaired a session on challenges to salmonid conservation at the international symposium ‘Advances in the population ecology of stream ...
‘As Earth’s testimonies tell’: wilderness conservation in a changing world
Too often, wilderness conservation ignores a temporal perspective greater than the past 50 years, yet a long-term perspective (centuries to millennia) reveals ...
Bird Richness and Abundance in Response to Urban Form in a Latin American City
There is mounting evidence that urban areas influence biodiversity. Generalizations how- ever require that multiple urban areas on multiple continents be ...
The influence of contextual cues on the perceived status of consumption-reducing behavior
The question of whether and when behaviors that reduce overall consumption are associated with low status has not been adequately explored. Previous research ...
Contrasting futures for ocean and society from different anthropogenic CO2 emissions scenarios
The ocean moderates anthropogenic climate change at the cost of profound alterations of its physics, chemistry, ecology, and services. Here, we evaluate and ...
Stop misuse of biodiversity offsets
Governments should not meet existing conservation targets using the compensation that developers pay for damaging biodiversity, say Martine Maron and ...
Formation of soil organic matter via biochemical and physical pathways of litter mass loss
Soil organic matter is the largest terrestrial carbon pool (1). The pool size depends on the balance between formation of soil organic matter from ...
Experimental studies of dead-wood biodiversity — A review identifying global gaps in knowledge
The importance of dead wood for biodiversity is widely recognized but strategies for conservation exist only in some regions worldwide. Most strategies combine ...
Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture Management Board Meeting
This meeting will provide board members with updates on the AMJV staff, administration, and the presentation of a strategic communications plan.
Private Land Conservation Programs from the Farm Bill and Other Sources
Join us for a discussion of current and future Farm Bill programs administered by the Forest Service, Natural Resource Conservation Service, and Farm Service ...
Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Conservation 2012 Broadcast Series
An effective conservation strategy includes engagement of people within diverse populations. To be relevant, we need to be innovative, resourceful and also ...
New Jersey Wildlife and Conservation Conference
Hosted by Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ, the NJ State Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs and the Division, the NJWCC will present panels and seminars about ...
Maryland Statewide Land Conservation Conference
This year’s Maryland Land Conservation Conference, The Challenge of Perpetuity, will address the many challenges facing land conservationists throughout the ...
Appalachian LCC Reachback to Field Offices
A PowerPoint summary of the mission, governance structure, decision-support tools, and conservation priorities of the Appalachian LCC.
Management Capacity - Regional Partnerships
Management capacity that resides within existing formal Partnerships such as Joint Ventures, Fish Habitat Partnerships, and others.
A Review of Climate-Change Adaptation Strategies for Wildlife Management and Biodiversity Conservation
We reviewed the literature and climate- change adaptation plans that have been developed in United States, Canada, England, Mexico, and South Africa and ...
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