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39th Annual Natural Areas Conference

Join conservation professionals from around the country in Norfolk, Virginia, for the 2012 Natural Areas Conference: Keeping Natural Areas Relevant and Resilient.

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Demonstration of the Habitat Climate Change Vulnerability Index (HCCVI)

The earth’s rapidly changing climate requires substantial adjustments to existing strategies for conserving natural systems. Managers need a better understanding of factors that contribute to the vulnerability of ecosystems and plant communities in order to formulate new adaptation strategies. The Climate Change Vulnerability Index for Ecosystems and Habitats documents series of indicators of vulnerability to climate change.

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PA Mussels Used to Help Restore Streams in Ohio, Illinois, and West Virginia

PA Mussels Used to Help Restore Streams in Ohio, Illinois, and West Virginia

A joint effort between federal and state agencies, including the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC), has resulted in the successful collection and relocation of approximately 4,000 state and federal endangered northern riffleshell mussels from a site on the Allegheny River along the border of Forest and Venango counties.

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Scientists Locate Natural “Strongholds” that Could Protect Nature in the Face of Climate Change

Scientists Locate Natural “Strongholds” that Could Protect Nature in the Face of Climate Change

A new study by The Nature Conservancy has identified a series of landscapes across the American Northeast and southeastern Canada that are predicted to withstand the growing impacts of climate change and help ensure nature’s survival.

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The Southern Appalachian Man and the Biosphere Fall Conference

The Southern Appalachian Man and the Biosphere (SAMAB) will host a conference on the vitality of the Southern Appalachians. Our goal is to present indicators of performance that can be used consistently across Southern Appalachia to support state and local government decisions that impact the natural, human, built, and economic vitality of the region.

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Public Comment on USGS Environmental Health Strategic Science Plan

The draft USGS Environmental Health Strategic Science Plan is open for public comment until September 1, 2012. We would appreciate your thoughts and input.

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Planning for Growth and Open Space Conservation Webinar Series

A discussion of the programs the Forest Service utilizes to preserve open space through conservation easements and land acquisitions.

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Maryland Water Monitoring Council Conference

The Maryland Water Monitoring Council (MWMC) will hold its 18th Annual Conference at the Maritime Institute, North Linthicum, Maryland, on Thursday, December 6, 2012. The theme of the one day conference is "What Else is in your Water? From Arsenic to Zinc".

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Science Seminar Series

On Thursday, July 26th a Science Seminar Series presentation titled, "A Function-based Framework for Stream Assessment and Restoration Projects" will be given by Richard R. Starr, Division Chief, Habitat Restoration Division, Chesapeake Bay Field Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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Appalachian LCC Funds Four Landscape-level Projects

Appalachian LCC Funds Four Landscape-level Projects

The Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) is investing in conservation projects across the Appalachian region that will support the sustainable management of resources and develop tools and information for conservation delivery.

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National Joint Venture Communication, Education, and Outreach Meeting

This annual meeting brings together outreach professionals from Joint Ventures throughout the country to discuss and work on national communication products.

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US Fish and Wildlife Service - Science Seminar Series - Modeling Population Persistence Across the Streamscape - March 22 - National LCC Event

Conservation managers are facing ever-increasing challenges as urban sprawl, land use changes, and climate change accelerate threats to fish and wildlife populations and their habitats. The Science Seminar Series provides employees with learning opportunities to keep pace with changing science relevant to their work. The Science Seminar Series will seek researchers from around the Northeast Region and the country to address topics of interest identified by Northeast Region employees, either by live broadcast or via webinar.

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US Fish and Wildlife Service - Science Seminar Series - Patch Metrics, Wild Brook Trout, and the Chesapeake Bay - March 8 - National LCC Event

Conservation managers are facing ever-increasing challenges as urban sprawl, land use changes, and climate change accelerate threats to fish and wildlife populations and their habitats. The Science Seminar Series provides employees with learning opportunities to keep pace with changing science relevant to their work. The Science Seminar Series will seek researchers from around the Northeast Region and the country to address topics of interest identified by Northeast Region employees, either by live broadcast or via webinar.

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Native American Fish and Wildlife Society Annual Meeting 2012

The Native American Fish & Wildlife Society 30th Annual National Conference to be held at Harrah's Resort/ Casino/ Conference Center in Cherokee, North Carolina, April 30 - May 3, 2012.

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