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Interactive Conservation Planning for the Appalachian LCC
The Appalachian LCC is currently engaged in an effort to develop a draft regional conservation plan for the Cooperative using an interactive and iterative ...
Watershed Decision Tool Webinar Series
The USFWS Southeast Region Office is sponsoring a webinar series on Watershed Decision Tools with the aim of promoting awareness of the many various watershed ...
Appalachian LCC Research Update: Phase II of Landscape Conservation Design 
Dr. Paul Leonard of Clemson University will provide a research update to the Appalachian LCC Steering Committee and interested partners on the results from ...
Landscape Conservation Design Phase II: Assessing Aquatic Integrity
Over the last year, a coordinated series of consultations with experts across the region has resulted in priority aquatic species, habitats, and ecosystems ...
Appalachian LCC Conservation Planning Specialist Earns PhD
Paul Leonard received a PhD in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology from Clemson University for his dissertation focused on habitat connectivity, mapping gene flow, ...
Appalachian LCC Primary Investigators Study Conservation Easements in the Appalachians
Clemson scientists Rob Baldwin and Paul Leonard recently published a research article that examines the existing distribution of conservation easements in the ...
Steering Committee Advances Landscape Conservation Planning and Design in the Appalachians
At the 2015 Appalachian LCC Steering Committee meeting, resource managers and wildlife administrators from throughout the region formally designated priority ...
Connecting the Connecticut: Partners create science-based blueprint for conserving New England’s largest river system
It started two years ago as an experiment in combining big data with a big conservation vision for the 11,250 square-mile Connecticut River watershed.
Energy Assessment News Release
A new study and online mapping tool by the Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) and The Nature Conservancy are intended to inform discussions ...
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, ...
Using a structured decision making process for strategic conservation of imperiled aquatic species in the Upper Tennessee River Basin
Development of strategic conservation of imperiled species faces several large challenges, including uncertainty in species response to management actions, ...
UTRB Imperiled Aquatic Species Conservation Strategy Presentaion - Schulz 2015
Powerpoint presentation of an overiew of the Imperiled Aquatic Species Strategy for the Upper Tennessee River Basin presented by Cindy Schulz on January 30, ...
Tennessee River Valley Science Conference
Dr. Mary Davis, Appalachian LCC Assistant Coordinator, attended the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) River Science Conference on April 11-12 at Montgomery ...
Watershed Decision Tool Webinar Series (UPDATE)
The USFWS Southeast Region Office is sponsoring a webinar series on Watershed Decision Tools with the aim of promoting awareness of the many various watershed ...
Landscape Conservation Design: Initial Products and Expert Consultations for the Appalachian Mountains and Western River Basins
Over the last couple years, the Appalachian LCC has supported the development of a science-based, regional-scale design commonly called a “Landscape ...
Appalachian LCC PI and Clemson scientists unveil software that revolutionizes wildlife habitat connectivity modeling
A trio of Clemson University scientists has unveiled a groundbreaking computational software called “GFlow” that makes wildlife habitat connectivity modeling ...
Appalachian LCC Conservation Design: Phase 1
An overview of how this research developed a process of selecting priority resources by using LCC technical input to build a group of candidate priority ...
Priority Resources and Species: Next Phase
Presentation to facilitate discussion around how to identify priority resources and species and what to implement in the next phase of conservation design ...
Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy Presentation
Focus on assembling an ecologically connected network of landscapes and seascapes.
Adaptive management of biological systems: A review
Adaptive Management (AM) is widely considered to be the best available approach for managing biolog- ical systems in the presence of uncertainty. But AM has ...
Bird population trends are linearly affected by climate change along species thermal ranges
Beyond the effects of temperature increase on local population trends and on species distribution shifts, how populations of a given species are affected by ...
A century of climate and ecosystem change in Western Montana: what do temperature trends portend?
Abstract The physical science linking human-induced increases ingreenhouse gasses to the warming of the global climate system is well established, but the ...
Editorial: The “New Conservation”
EDITORIAL: OPENING PARAGRAPHS A powerful but chimeric movement is rapidly gaining recognition and supporters. Christened the “new conservation,” it promotes ...
DOES WOOD SLOW DOWN “SLUDGE DRAGONS?” THE INTERACTION BETWEEN RIPARIAN ZONES AND DEBRIS FLOWS IN MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPES
Conservation measures for aquatic species throughout the Pacific Northwest rely heavily on maintaining forested riparian zones. A key rationale for this ...
A dispersal-induced paradox: synchrony and stability in stochastic metapopulations
Understanding how dispersal influences the dynamics of spatially distributed populations is a major priority of both basic and applied ecologists. Two ...
Citizen Involvement in the U.S. Endangered Species Act
Data on listed species refute critiques of citizen involvement in the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
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