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Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference

The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and collaborators will host the Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference to examine the thoughts and actions related to a nexus approach.

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Energy & Security Seminar: Climate Change: Understanding and Communicating the Science

Global climate change poses not only environmental haz-ards but profound risks to planetary peace and stability as well. Our ability to meet these challenges is handicapped by the fact that climate change science is relatively new and highly complex and that a significant number of Americans (23% in 2010) deny that there is such a phenomenon as global warming.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Proposals from States: For FY 2014 Endangered Species Grants

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking proposals from states and U.S. territories for federal financial assistance for conservation activities that benefit endangered species.

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Longleaf Pine Restoration Cost Share Applications Available to Landowners

The Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF) of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) is currently accepting applications through its Landowner Incentive Program (LIP) to continue longleaf pine restoration efforts in Alabama. The grant was awarded through a partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and will be made available to qualifying landowners for longleaf pine restoration on private lands.

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Event Convenes Kentucky Conservationists and Waterways Transportation Industry

On December 12th, the Ingram Barge Company and the Crounse Corporation convened more than 45 representatives from the waterways transportation industry at an event they hoped would serve as a catalyst for future collaborations with The Nature Conservancy throughout the Mississippi River Basin.

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Interior Announces FY 2013 Climate Science Center Research Projects

In 2013 the Climate Science Centers are awarding nearly $7 million to universities and other partners for research as part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to reduce carbon pollution, move our economy toward clean energy sources and begin to prepare our communities for the impacts of climate change.

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All the Salamanders #SmokiesCool

All the Salamanders #SmokiesCool

Middle school children created three cool songs about salamanders in the Smokies and the threats to them - including pollution!

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NYSDEC: Partnerships Now Span the State to Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species

Every area of the state now has a partnership working to combat invasive species at the local and regional level, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joseph Martens announced today. New York State recently finalized a contract establishing the final of eight Partnerships for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM) in Western New York, achieving the important statewide milestone. Each PRISM is funded by the state Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and has a full time coordinator.

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Conservation easement protects Randolph County 'land bridge'

A 555-acre stretch of private land in high country of Randolph County connecting the Laurel Fork Wilderness to the Seneca Creek Backcountry has been protected through a permanent conservation easement.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and The Nature Conservancy Establish New National Agreement for More Controlled Burning

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and The Nature Conservancy announce a new partnership that will for the first time increase and better coordinate controlled burn activities, also known as prescribed fire, on their respective lands to enhance wildlife values. The agreement will encourage more efficient use of personnel and equipment while treating lands that might otherwise not get the benefit of controlled burning.

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What are Future Climate Projections for Precipitation and Temperature for Your County?

What are Future Climate Projections for Precipitation and Temperature for Your County?

For the first time, maps and summaries of historical and projected temperature and precipitation changes for the 21st century for the continental U.S. are accessible at a county-by-county level on a website developed by the U.S. Geological Survey in collaboration with the College of Earth, Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University.

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Oak, Fire and Mesophication: Past, current and future trends of oak in the eastern United States

Fire has been a preeminent force over much of the eastern United States for multi-millennia. As such, pyrogenic vegetation types dominated this region in pre-European times, including oak, oak-pine, and pine savannas/woodlands/forests and tallgrass prairies.

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The Nature Conservancy Releases Country-Level Temperature and Precipitation Data for Climate Resilience and Adaptation Planning

The Nature Conservancy Releases Country-Level Temperature and Precipitation Data for Climate Resilience and Adaptation Planning

The Nature Conservancy has released a new country-level dataset for its online Climate Wizard mapping tool that enables users to visualize future climate conditions using the most recent modeled data from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

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Coalition Renews Drive for Federal Funding of Conservation, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Yesterday afternoon, the America’s Voice for Conservation, Recreation and Preservation (AVCRP) coalition sent a broad letter urging Congress to invest in natural resource conservation, outdoor recreation, and historic preservation. More than 500 organizations, representing millions of citizens with diverse political backgrounds and areas of interest, have united behind a shared understanding that federal investments in these critical sectors are vital to the future of our nation and historic heritage.

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Gaining Support and Attracting Participation through Communication

EPA’s State and Local Climate & Energy Program will host a three-part webinar series on communications December 4, 11, and 18, 2013 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. EST. The series will provide information on communications strategies and methods that state and local governments can use to ensure the ongoing success of climate and clean energy programs.

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Helping to Facilitate CASRI and SASRI Coordination

Helping to Facilitate CASRI and SASRI Coordination

Working at a landscape scale requires close coordination with multiple partners.

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Become Part of the Appalachian LCC Network

Contribute to sustainable landscape-level conservation by joining and adding your information to the database!

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National Wildlife Refuges Support Over 35,000 Jobs, Pump $2.4 Billion into Local Communities

America’s national wildlife refuges continue to be strong economic engines for local communities across the country, pumping $2.4 billion into the economy and supporting more than 35,000 jobs, according to a new national report released today by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell.

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Executive Order -- Preparing the United States for the Impacts of Climate Change

Executive Order -- Preparing the United States for the Impacts of Climate Change

President Obama signed an executive order that will begin to prepare the Nation for the impacts of climate change by undertaking actions to enhance climate preparedness and resilience.

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Interior Secretary Offers Vision for Conservation

Interior Secretary Offers Vision for Conservation

Secretarial Order underscores LCC role and commitment to landscape-scale planning and design to conserve the Nation's land, water, wildlife and cultural resources in the face of climate change.

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