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After one and a half years of meetings, conference calls, data calls, flow charts, number crunching, map prototypes, consultations, and revisions, version 1.0 of the GCPO LCC’s Conservation Blueprint is ready.  You can find all the data sets and documentation freely available in the Blueprint Gallery on the GCPO’s Conservation Planning…

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Jason Wilson is Refuge Manager of the Clarence Cannon, Great River, and Middle Mississippi National Wildlife Refuges, which stretch from southern Iowa through Missouri and Illinois to Cairo, where the Ohio River meets the Mississippi.  Jason is a manager who recognizes the value of partnerships for achieving his conservation objectives, which is why he is excited about the GCPO LCC’s blueprint conservation design process.

At the Blueprint Workshop held…

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Your voice needs to be heard to ensure that your organization’s efforts, interests and values are reflected in the GCPO LCC draft Conservation Blueprint.  Anyone can now provide comments on the Conservation Planning Atlas!  

(1) Click on the habitat system maps below.

(2) Sign up if you are not already a member (or sign in if you are).…

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Blueprint Workshops are Underway

In last month’s newsletter, we announced that LCC staff were hosting 1-day workshops around the GCPO region to unveil draft maps that will become part of the GCPO LCC’s Blueprint for Shared Action. The purpose of these workshops is to engage partners and stakeholders in a discussion about shared priorities for maintaining, conserving, or restoring habitat.

In the workshops, participants are…

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 First in a series of impressions from participants in the GCPO LCC Blueprint Workshops being held spring 2016.

Bill Holimon is the Chief of Research for the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC), an agency “committed to the protection of special places, collaborative conservation, and…

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As part of the GCPO's process for developing a Conservation Blueprint, LCC staff will be hosting a series of workshops around the region.  These 1-day workshops will serve 2 main purposes.  First, they will give stakeholders a preview of the planning & design products being generated by the LCC to support the development of sustainable landscapes.  Second, they will give stakeholders the opportunity to give input on how to make the products more useful for supporting…

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Over the past few months the Adaptation Science Management Team, together with representatives from State Wildlife Action Plans, the Southeast Aquatic Resource Partnership, Bird Habitat Joint Ventures, the National Wildlife Refuge System, and others have been meeting to develop a Conservation Blueprint for the GCPO.  This effort has been applying the principles of Landscape Conservation Design to tie together information on where we are working and where we should be working in order to…

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Reprinted from the SALCC:

The draft South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint 1.0 is now ready for your review. Thanks to all of you that have been involved in its development. If you’re reading this, you’re probably one of the more than 300 people that have been involved in some way in creating this version.

The Conservation Blueprint page of the South Atlantic LCC website is now…

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