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Jan 2017 GCP LCC Steering Committee face-to-face meeting

Date: 01/10/17 - 01/12/17

Information:

Hold the date for the next Gulf Coast Prairie face-to-face Steering Committee meeting, to be held in Kingsville, TX. 

 

Agendas, Notes, Tasks & Actions

View or download the detailed 3-day agenda

Final notes, tasks, and actions from Jan 2017

 

Handouts & Materials

Oaks & Prairies JV Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) proposal approved for Texas & Oklahoma

Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) - Investing in Texas Summary

Poster: Quantifying Future Urban Development and Habitat Loss for Northern Bobwhite in Texas

Letter of support for LCC from Sporting Organizations

SECAS Summit Talking Points

Meeting attendance 

 

Presentations:

Overview of GCP LCC Business - presentation by Bill Bartush

Gulf Coast Prairie Communications Issues - presented by Aislinn Maestas and Gregg Elliott

 

Landscape Conservation - Applying Social Science in Conservation (Human Dimensions)

Beyond Traditional Thinking: The importance of understanding scale for wildlife conservation - Leonard A. Brennan

Human Landscape Assessment for Grassland Restoration- presented by Jon Hayes

The Agricultural Conservation Easement: A tool to reduce fragmentation and help save family lands - presented by Ken Cearley

Reinvigorating the Gulf Coast Prairie LCC Human Dimensions Working Group - presented by Cynthia Edwards

 

Landscape Conservation Design: Integrating Focal Species & Priority Landscape Design

Impacts of Habitat Fragmentation on Northern Bobwhites in the Gulf Coast Prairie Landscape Conservation Cooperative

- presented by Humberto Perotto-Baldivieso

What has genetics taught us about the importance of Bobwhite dispersal? - presented by Randy W. DeYoung

Mottled Duck DST: Nesting Habitat - presented by Anastasia Krainyk

 

Conservation Delivery & Monitoring

Ecological Differences of Native & Exotic Grasslands - presented by Forrest S. Smith

Improving Landcover: Grassland Tools & Data - presented by Amie Treuer-Kuehn

Filling the Gaps & Moving Forward: Opportunities to improve Data, Tools & Capacity for Grassland Delivery - presented by Ben Kahler

 

 

Logistics:

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To reserve a first-come first-served spot for the King Ranch birding trip on Tuesday, Jan 10th, please email Bill Bartush: bill_bartush@fws.gov

Site logistics/lodging information

map to Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Center

More information about Kingsville: http://www.cityofkingsville.com/visit/things-to-do-in-kingsville/