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					Landscape Conservation Cooperatives
   General LCC concept
   National Geographic framework
   Upper Midwest & Great Lakes LCC
   Next steps
   Appropriations Bill and Conference Report
     $20,000,000
     Climate change adaptive science
   Secretarial Order
     Landscape-level strategies
     DOI network
      ▪ Interface with USGS climate change efforts
     Partnership with other agencies, states, Tribes,
     conservation organizations, and others
 Partnership
 Steering Committee including partners
 Landscape-level science in support of on-the-
  ground conservation – Strategic Habitat
  Conservation
 Fish and wildlife adaptation to climate change
 Maintain high levels of scientific credibility
     Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management
   Two staff minimum
     Coordinator
     Science Coordinator
 Set biological
  /ecological targets
 Design strategy for
  meeting targets
 Implement strategy
  on the ground
 Monitor results,
  conduct research to
  reduce uncertainty
   Funding
     FY 2010
      ▪ EPA GLRI - $1 million
     FY 2011
      ▪ Request FWS funds
         PIF             Industries         States     Joint Venture


                                                      GLJC
                 Universities         FWS
Many Others
                                                                 BIA
                      Canada          NPS            USGS
   Provinces

                          USDA FS                            Public
               GLFC                          EPA
Tribes
                                                         GLRC
                         NFHP
     AFWA                                   NRCS            NGOs
                                       ID Priorities , Top
Steering Committee                      Mgt Questions,
                                         Uncertainties



           Report                                                                  ID
       Accomplishments,                                                    Research/Analytical
       Feedback, Needs                                                          Agenda




                                Preliminary
                                Operational
    Deliver
                                 Concept                                           Coordinate Science
  Conservation                                                                         Activities




                          Inform Mgt                         Conduct Scientific
                           Decisions                            Activities
   Staffing                Barb Pardo         R3
     Craig Czarnecki –     Doug Brewer        R3
      interim coordinator   Louise Clemency    R3
                            Mark Holey         R3
     Planning team
                            David Stillwell    R5
   Focus                   Kofi Fynn Aikins   R5
     Science projects      Mike Millard       R5
     Not permanent         Rick Bennett       R5
     staff, yet
   Driving issues
   Conservation priorities
     Species & habitats
     Focal species
   Science needs to fill gaps
     Climate change
     Other landscape conservation issues
   For working together to enhance science
    capacity for landscape conservation
   Governance structure
   Operations
     First year
     Long term
Date              Task
Jan 14            Convene planning team
Jan 19 – Feb 12   Preliminary web-conference scoping and feedback
Mid March         Operations plan
End April         Convene steering committee
throughout        Personal contacts


    Feedback form
       Contact Teresa Woods for link to on-line survey
       Teresa_woods@fws.gov