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The Ecological Assessment of estuarine tidal marsh uses existing digital geospatial data to assess three basic themes as they relate to desired ecological states for the system: How much of the ecological system is in the desired ecological state? How much more is needed? Where is the system already in the desired ecological state and where are opportunities to manage for these conditions? This information will provide a vital foundation to aid Gulf Coast conservation practitioners in making…
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Don't miss the opportunity to tour the new datasets on the Conservation Planning Atlas provided by the LCC's latest completed project:

Incorporating Future Change Into Current Conservation Planning: Evaluating Tidal Saline Wetland Migration Along the U.S. Gulf of Mexico Coast Under Alternative Sea-Level Rise and Urbanization Scenarios

Date: Friday, December 11th, 2015

Time: 1-2PM (CENTRAL)

Link to Webinar Webex (for viewing the…

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Agency Name: Environmental Protection Agency

Description: This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits proposals that address water quality improvement; coastal habitat and ecosystems enhancement, restoration and/or protection; environmental education and outreach; and strengthen community resilience in the Gulf of Mexico region and its watersheds.…

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The next installment of the GCPO LCC Ecological Assessment project is soon to be out for review.  Draft 1 of the assessment of estuarine tidal marsh along the GCPO Gulf Coast is currently wrapping up and in a matter of weeks will undergo a series of reviews by LCC staff and coastal marsh experts in the GCPO partnership.…

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It has been a while since the last GCVA update, but the project is almost complete!  Thank you to everyone who completed an assessment for us!  Fifty-nine species and ecosystem experts completed 144 sets of assessments.  Results will be presented  at the  Gulf of Mexico Alliance All Hands Meeting in Biloxi, MS.  On  June 17, a presentation will be given during the Wildlife and Fisheries PIT morning session.  That afternoon, a GCVA presentation will…
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The Gulf of Mexico Alliance All Hands Meeting coming up June 16-18 represents an opportunity for LCCs along the Gulf Coast -- and even those further inland with watershed connections to the Gulf -- to significantly influence the direction and actions of GOMA projects over the next five years.  That’s because, according to Laura Bowie, GOMA’s Executive Director, the…

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