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Maryland Trout Unlimited earns Gold Trout for conservation work in Chesapeake Bay watershed

Maryland Trout Unlimited earns Gold Trout for conservation work in Chesapeake Bay watershed

Trout Unlimited has given its highest honor to the Maryland Chapter in large part for its collaborative efforts to advance Eastern brook trout conservation in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, including by completing 50 road-stream crossing assessments in the Upper Gunpowder using regional protocols developed by the North Atlantic Aquatic Connectivity Collaborative (NAACC).

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Experts outline framework to monitor projects that use nature-based features

Experts outline framework to monitor projects that use nature-based features

Partners from Mid Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) and the National Wildlife Federation (NFW) have released a report that presents findings from experts in the field of Natural and Nature-Based Features who convened to develop a regionally standardized and coordinated approach to monitoring the performance of these projects after implementation.

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News Archive

News Archive

Round up of news and events from the North Atlantic LCC, as well as other news of note in the conservation community.

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Nature’s Network helps open new doors to climate corridors in Maine

Nature’s Network helps open new doors to climate corridors in Maine

More than 50 conservation practitioners working in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and maritime Canada attended a training at the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve to learn how landscape scale datasets can help them protect and connect sites that are most likely to support biodiversity in the face of climate change.

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New report will help towns prioritize road-stream crossing upgrades in coastal watershed

New report will help towns prioritize road-stream crossing upgrades in coastal watershed

Partners including Mass Audubon and the Taunton River Watershed Alliance have released a report detailing findings from more than 500 road-stream crossing surveys conducted using North Atlantic Aquatic Connectivity Collaborative (NAACC) data and protocols.

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Connect the Connecticut makes the case for conservation in Eightmile River watershed

Connect the Connecticut makes the case for conservation in Eightmile River watershed

Audubon Connecticut used data from the landscape conservation design to help justify funding a project as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ In Lieu Fee program, established to support mitigation projects in the state to enhance and preserve aquatic habitats.

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New tool helps put potential black duck conservation projects in a row

New tool helps put potential black duck conservation projects in a row

Developed collaboratively by the Atlantic Coast Joint Venture, Ducks Unlimited, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service with support from the North Atlantic LCC, the Black Duck Decision Support Tool is helping conservation partners align opportunities and funding for conservation on private land with priority habitat for black duck.

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Partners identify resources for landowners in the path of marsh migration

Partners identify resources for landowners in the path of marsh migration

With support from Hurricane Sandy funding, Delaware is developing outreach strategies to help concentrate efforts and funding around hot spots for marsh migration to minimize impacts on coastal communities and agricultural producers.

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Partners launch ‘Nature’s Network’ to guide conservation from Maine to Virginia

Partners launch ‘Nature’s Network’ to guide conservation from Maine to Virginia

The North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) brought together partners from 13 states to develop a regional conservation design that can help communities work with nature to sustain wildlife and people throughout the Northeast.

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Habitat inventories offer new perspective on North Carolina’s coast

Habitat inventories offer new perspective on North Carolina’s coast

A feature story in Coastal Review Online -- a news service covering the North Carolina coastline -- highlights a recently completed project to inventory modifications to beach and tidal inlet habitats from Maine to North Carolina that is providing new information to managers in the coastal zone.

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Upcoming Events
DSF Presents: The History of River Fisheries in the Flanders and Taunton Bay Watersheds Sep 20, 2017 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Sorrento-Sullivan Recreation Center 1776 Rt. 1 Sullivan, Maine
Atlantic Salmon Ecosystems Forum Jan 17, 2018 - Jan 18, 2018 — University of Maine's Wells Conference Center in Orono, ME.
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