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Highly anticipated down-scaled climate data to be released this winter

Highly anticipated down-scaled climate data to be released this winter

Global climate models project that Earth’s temperature will warm by about 2°-4°C (about 3°-7°F) in the coming century. But what does that mean for communities, natural resource managers, and other local interests?

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Service Releases Annual List of Candidates for Endangered Species Act

Service Releases Annual List of Candidates for Endangered Species Act

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced its Candidate Notice of Review, a yearly appraisal of the current status of plants and animals considered candidates for protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

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The Planning for Growth and Open Space Conservation Webinar Series

Join us for a discussion of programs that allow private landowners to protect working forests and conserve open space administered by the Forest Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Farm Service Agency.

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Integrating Natural Resource, Transportation, and Land Use Plans

What steps do you need to develop a comprehensive conservation strategy? How can agencies work together to create and share data for transportation and conservation planning? Find out on the next Eco-Logical Webinar: Integrating Natural Resource, Transportation and Land Use Plans.

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78th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference

Join other industry leaders dedicated to the conservation, enhancement and management of North America's wildlife and other natural resources.

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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 Agency that support private landowner efforts to protect working forests and conserve open space.

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Incorporating Ecosystem Services into Assessments of Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation

Rising sea levels coupled with population growth along coasts make climate adaptation planning an imperative. The framework of ecosystem services can help managers understand how alternative management and climate scenarios are likely to affect a broad range of services delivered to people from coastal ecosystems.

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New Website launches - ConservationCorridor.org

New Website launches - ConservationCorridor.org

Landscape corridors are among the most important conservation strategies in the face of global changes such as habitat fragmentation, habitat destruction, and climate change.

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Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries Reopen Public Comment Period on Process for Identifying Habitat Essential to Species Protected Under the ESA

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) have reopened the public comment period on a joint proposal to simplify the process of identifying habitat essential to the survival and recovery of species protected by the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Due to public interest in this proposal and multiple requests for additional time, the agencies, which jointly administer the ESA, will accept comments and information from the public for an additional 90 days.

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Sizing up Biomass from Space

Sizing up Biomass from Space

The biomass stored in forests is thought to play a critical role in mitigating the catastrophic effects of global climate change.

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Maryland's Trees Create a Truly Green Economy

Like many other states, Maryland has an active forest markets industry. Working with private landowners to practice sustainable forest management is paying off in spades.

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2013 Climate Leadership Conference

The Climate Leadership Conference will provide networking opportunities with federal and state government officials, business and industry leaders, and non-profit experts. Innovative ideas and best practices will be presented related to GHG reduction opportunities, energy consumption and diversification, climate mitigation, and adaptation strategies.

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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.

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Service Partners with Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and George Mason University to Foster Conservation Leadership

Service Partners with Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and George Mason University to Foster Conservation Leadership

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI), and George Mason University (Mason) have created a partnership to foster professional training, career development and youth education for a new generation of conservation professionals.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Proposals from States  for Annual Endangered Species Grants

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Proposals from States for Annual Endangered Species Grants

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking proposals from states and U.S. territories interested in obtaining federal financial assistance to acquire land or conduct planning efforts for endangered species conservation.

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Lock Haven, Nature Conservancy Protect 5,200 Acres in Conservation Effort

Lock Haven, Nature Conservancy Protect 5,200 Acres in Conservation Effort

Lock Haven City Authority, as a partner in The Nature Conservancy’s Working Woodlands Program, agrees to forever protect and sustainably manage its forest and freshwater resources.

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Planning for Growth and Open Space Conservation Webinar Series

Discussion on Federal Landscape Conservation Initiatives with overviews from the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Department of Defense.

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