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Steering Committee Meeting: April 22, 2015

Meeting agenda, materials, and notes.

Agenda: April 22, 2015 Steering Committee Meeting

Overall Goals of meeting: Consensus on: priority science and science delivery needs for 2015 and next steps for regional and landscape conservation design and LCC strategic planning.

North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative

Steering Committee Agenda

Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  

Newport Marriott - Salon I
25 America's Cup Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island
 

Call in Information: Call Number: 866-762-5634 Passcode: 5866227#

Web page for handouts: http://northatlanticlcc.org/the-cooperative/steering-committee/meetings/steering-committee-meeting-april-22-2015

Overall Goals of meeting:  Consensus on: priority science and science delivery needs for 2015 and next steps for regional and landscape conservation design and LCC strategic planning.

Agenda ItemsDiscussion LeaderLinks to Download FilesTime
BREAKFAST (provided) 7:00 a.m.
1. Welcome

Introductions

Review agenda

Approve minutes from last (10/28-29/2014) meeting

Cathy Sparks (RI DEM), Jeff Willis (RI CRMC), Ken Elowe (FWS), Bill Hyatt (CT)

Handout 1 – Agenda

Handout 2  – Attendance List

Handout 3a – Minutes from October 28-29, 2014 meeting

Handout 3b - Action Items and Highlights from October 28-29, 2014 meeting

8:00 a.m.
2. Action items from last Steering Committee meeting and actions taken Andrew Milliken (LCC) Handout 4 – Action items status 8:20 a.m.
3. LCC Network Updates including LCC Council, National Academy of Sciences Review, FY 15 budget and outlook for FY 16.
Expected Meeting Outcome:  Understanding of LCC Network activities and budget outlook

Jad Daley (TPL), John O’Leary (MA), Ken Elowe, Elsa Haubold (FWS)

Handout 5 – LCC Network Strategic Plan

Handout 6 – National Academy of Sciences LCC Review

Handout 7 – FY 2016 Budget Request for LCCs


8:30 a.m.
4. State of the LCC and Strategic Planning.  Review of progress on goals and objectives of  LCC, next steps for the coming year and recommendations for strategic plan revision process
Expected Meeting Outcome: Consensus on next steps for LCC partnership and staff
Andrew Milliken, Bill Hyatt, LCC Staff, all

Handout 8 – 2014 Annual Report

Handout 9 – 2014 Highlights

Handout 10 – 2014 SIAS

Handout 11 – Recommended Strategic Plan Update Process

Presentation: State of the LCC
9:00 a.m.
BREAK 9:45 a.m.
5. Communications Update
Expected Meeting Outcome: review progress on communications and agree on next steps
Dave Eisenhauer (FWS), Bridget Macdonald (FWS)

Handout 12 Communications Update

Handout 13 Project and Products Fact Sheet Example

Audio slideshow from Science Delivery workshop

10:00 a.m.
6. Information Management Update
Expected Meeting Outcome: review progress on information management and LCC Conservation Planning Atlas
BJ Richardson (FWS) Presentation: Information Management Update 10:20 a.m.
7. Landscape Conservation Design: Pilot conservation design effort in the Connecticut River Watershed
Expected Meeting Outcome: Review and discussion on results of collaborative conservation design pilot in the Connecticut River Watershed and application to regional and landscape scale conservation design
Ken Elowe, Scott Schwenk  (LCC)

Handout 14 – Summary of Connecticut River Pilot Results

Presentation: Connecticut River Watershed Pilot Results
10:40 a.m.
8. Regional Conservation Opportunity Area updates

Expected Meeting Outcome: Consensus on continued role of LCC in informing Regional Conservation Opportunity Areas for State Wildlife Action Plans

Stven Fuller (LCC)

Handout 15 – Summary of RCOA Alternatives

Presentation: Alternatives for Regional Conservation Opportunity Areas

11:10 a.m.
9. Discussion on Next Steps for Conservation Design
Expected Meeting Outcome: Consensus on next steps for conservation design

Ken Elowe, all

Handout 16 -- Summary of recommended next steps for conservation design

11:30 a.m.

LUNCH (provided)

Noon
10. Review of budgets and progress for ongoing projects
Expected Meeting Outcome: Review of LCC annual science needs process; results from completed science and science delivery projects, including Hurricane Sandy, and progress on ongoing projects as part of conservation framework.

Scot Williamson (WMI), Scott Schwenk, Steve Fuller, Megan Tyrrell (LCC)

Handout 17 – Project Budget summary

Handout 18 – Completed and ongoing project and product summaries

Handout 18a  Summary of demonstration and science delivery projects

Presentation: LCC Budget Report (same as handout 17 above)

Presentation: Science Project Updates

Presentation:Science Delivery Project Updates

12:45 p.m.
11. Recommendation from technical committees on priority science needs for FY 2015

Expected Call Outcome: Review of membership, process and major outcomes from technical committee; discussion of science needs and next steps for projects.

Scott Schwenk, Megan Tyrrell, All

Handout 19 – 2015 North Atlantic LCC Science Needs Process

Handout 20 Table of Highest Ranking 2015 Science Needs

Handout 21 – Need summaries

Presentation: recommended science needs

1:15 p.m.
12. Recommendation from science delivery team on priority science delivery needs for FY 2015

 

Expected Meeting Outcome: Review of team membership, process and major outcomes from science delivery team; discussion of science delivery and capacity needs and next steps.

Steve Fuller, All

Handout 22 – Science Delivery Team membership and process

Handouts 23 – Table of highest ranking science delivery needs

Handout 24 – Science delivery needs summaries

Presentation: recommended science delivery needs

1:45 p.m.
BREAK 2:15 p.m.

13. Discussion and decisions on:

  • Science and science delivery needs for 2015
  • Next steps for strategic planning
  • Connecting LCC tools to actions, agencies and organizations

Expected Meeting Outcome: Consensus on priority science and science delivery needs for 2015, next steps for strategic planning and collaborating to improve connections between tools and actions.

Ken Elowe, Bill Hyatt, All

Handout 25 – Consolidated science and science delivery needs

To be updated at meeting

2:30 p.m.
14. Other Business
Next Call/Meeting
Ken Elowe, Bill Hyatt, all 3:45 p.m.

ADJOURN

4:00 p.m.

Handout 2 Attendance List

List of expected attendees for LCC Steering Committee Meeting on April 22, 2015

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Tue Apr 21 10:29:18 2015

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

PDF document icon Handout_2_NALCC_Attendee_list.pdf — PDF document, 299 kB (306677 bytes)

Handout 3a - North Atlantic LCC October Steering Committee Meeting Notes

Notes from October 28-29 Steering Committee Meeting

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Mon Apr 13 13:46:08 2015

Contributors: Bridget MacDonald , Maritza Mallek

PDF document icon Handout_3a_NorthAtlanticLCC_10-28-29-2014_SC_Meeting_Notes.pdf — PDF document, 606 kB (620819 bytes)

Handout 3b - Action Items & Highlights from October Steering Committee Meeting

Action Items & Highlights from October 28-29, 2015 North Atlantic LCC Steering Committee Meeting

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Mon Apr 13 13:49:01 2015

Contributors: Bridget MacDonald , Andrew Milliken

PDF document icon Handout_3b_NALCC_ActionItems&Highlights_10-28-29_SCmeeting.pdf — PDF document, 277 kB (284386 bytes)

Handout 4 - Action Items: Actions Taken

Update on progress addressing action items from October 2014 meeting.

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Mon Apr 13 13:52:50 2015

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

PDF document icon Handout_4_NALCC_ActionItemsActionsTaken_10-28-29_SCmeeting.pdf — PDF document, 117 kB (120183 bytes)

Handout 5 - LCC Network Strategic Plan

This strategic plan for the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCC) Network builds on existing work within the Network and articulates a path for the next five years to achieving the LCC Network’s vision and mission.

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Mon Apr 13 13:54:47 2015

Contributors: LCC Network

PDF document icon Handout_5_LCC_Network_Strategic_Plan.pdf — PDF document, 1751 kB (1793506 bytes)

Handout 6 - National Academy of Sciences Evaluation of LCCs

Task statement: The National Academy of Sciences will convene an ad hoc committee to examine the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCC) program. This committee will evaluate the purpose, goals, and scientific merits of the program within the context of similar programs, and whether the LCC program has resulted in measurable improvements in the health of fish, wildlife, and their habitats.

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Mon Apr 13 13:56:01 2015

Contributors: The National Academies

PDF document icon Handout_6_NAS_LCC_Task&Panel.pdf — PDF document, 271 kB (277808 bytes)

Handout 7 - LCCs and Applied Science US FWS FY16 Request Summary

LCCs and Applied Science US FWS FY16 Request Summary

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Fri Apr 17 09:30:45 2015

Contributors: US FWS

PDF document icon Handout_7_Landscape_Conservation_Cooperatives_and_Applied_Science--FY16_Request_Summary.pdf — PDF document, 268 kB (274820 bytes)

Handout 9 - Annual Report Highlights

2014 Annual Reports Highlight

Modification Date: Mon Apr 20 07:55:22 2015

Contributors: bmacdonald

PDF document icon Handout_9_2014_Annual_Report_Highlights.pdf — PDF document, 2248 kB (2302347 bytes)

Handout 10 - SIAS 2.0 Assessment Spreadsheet (PDF format)

Worksheet used to complete Science Investment and Accountability Schedule (SIAS) assessment (Excel printed to PDF).

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Mon Apr 13 13:59:55 2015

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

PDF document icon Handout_10_SIAS_2.0_assessment-spreadsheet_NALCC_2014.pdf — PDF document, 410 kB (420273 bytes)

Handout 11 Recommended Strategic plan Update Process

Handout 11 Recommended Strategic plan Update Process for 2015-2016 dicussion at Steering Committee meeting.

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Tue Apr 21 11:13:02 2015

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

PDF document icon Handout_11 Proposed Strategic Plan Process & Suggested Additions to LCC Strategic Plan.pdf — PDF document, 315 kB (322882 bytes)

State of LCC Presentation

State of LCC Presentation April 22 SC Meeting

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Wed Apr 22 06:49:23 2015

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

PDF document icon state_of_the_NALCC_4-22-15.pdf — PDF document, 2986 kB (3058314 bytes)

Handout 12 - 2015 NALCC Communications Update

2015 NALCC Communications Update

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Fri Apr 17 09:37:01 2015

Contributors: Bridget MacDonald

PDF document icon Handout_12_2015_NALCC-Communications-Update.pdf — PDF document, 78 kB (80141 bytes)

Handout 13 - Project and Product Fact Sheet

Example of a fact sheet for a project and related products

Modification Date: Mon Apr 20 07:57:09 2015

Contributors: bmacdonald

PDF document icon Handout_13_Project_&_Product_Fact_Sheet_Example.pdf — PDF document, 415 kB (425962 bytes)

Presentation: Information Management Update

Information Management Update by BJ Richardson

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Wed Apr 22 08:04:21 2015

Contributors: BJ Richardson

PDF document icon Information Management Presentation - Richardson.pdf — PDF document, 1112 kB (1138903 bytes)

Handout 14 Summary of Connecticut River LCD Pilot

Handout 14 Summary of Connecticut River Landscape Conservation Design Pilot results.

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Tue Apr 21 10:28:14 2015

Contributors: Scott Schwenk , Maritza Mallek

PDF document icon Handout_14 Summary of Connecticut River Pilot Results.pdf — PDF document, 565 kB (578896 bytes)

Connecticut River Watershed Pilot Results - Schwenk

Connecticut River Watershed Pilot State and Results - Schwenk

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Wed Apr 22 08:09:29 2015

Contributors: Scott Schwenk , Maritza Mallek

PDF document icon Status_Results_CTR_Pilot_Schwenk_April_22_2015.pdf — PDF document, 1948 kB (1995231 bytes)

Handout 15 - Summary of RCOA Alternatives

Summary of RCOA Alternatives

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Fri Apr 17 09:38:34 2015

Contributors: Steve Fuller

PDF document icon Handout_15_Summary_of_RCOA_alternatives.pdf — PDF document, 192 kB (197006 bytes)

Handout 16 Recommended next steps for conservation planning and design

Handout 16 Recommended next steps for conservation planning and design along with summary of multiple scales of conservation design summary

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Tue Apr 21 11:13:34 2015

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

PDF document icon Handout_16 Next Steps for Conservation Design.pdf — PDF document, 332 kB (340827 bytes)

Handout 17 - NALCC Spring 2015 Budget Report

NALCC Spring 2015 Budget Report

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Fri Apr 17 09:40:47 2015

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

PDF document icon Handout_17_NALCC_SPRING_2015_BUDGET_REPORT.pdf — PDF document, 337 kB (345887 bytes)

Handout 18 – Completed and ongoing science project and product summaries

Completed and ongoing science project and product summaries

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Fri Jul 17 16:05:47 2015

Contributors: Megan Tyrrell , Scott Schwenk

PDF document icon Handout_18 _Completed and Ongoing_Science_Projects _Product_Summaries.pdf — PDF document, 775 kB (794528 bytes)

Handout 18a – Summary of demonstration and science delivery projects

Summary of demonstration and science delivery projects

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Tue Apr 21 22:00:48 2015

Contributors: Steve Fuller

PDF document icon Handout 18a Summary of Science Delivery Projects.pdf — PDF document, 187 kB (192208 bytes)

Presentation: North Atlantic LCC Science Projects Status - April 2015

Presentation: North Atlantic LCC Science Projects Status - April 2015

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Wed Apr 22 08:14:24 2015

Contributors: Scott Schwenk

PDF document icon LCC_Science_Project_Status_April_2015.pdf — PDF document, 1667 kB (1707352 bytes)

Science Delivery Update April 2015 - Fuller

Science Delivery Update April 2015 - Fuller

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Wed Apr 22 10:35:24 2015

Contributors: Steve Fuller

PDF document icon Fuller Science Delivery Update 4_22_2015.pdf — PDF document, 5093 kB (5215609 bytes)

Handout 19 Science Needs Process

Description of 2015 Science Needs Process

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Fri Apr 17 09:44:13 2015

Contributors: Scott Schwenk

PDF document icon Handout_19_2015_Science_Needs_Process.pdf — PDF document, 220 kB (226264 bytes)

Handout 20 Table of Highest Ranking Science Needs

Table of Highest Ranking Science Needs for North Atlantic LCC for 2015 from technical teams.

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Fri Apr 17 10:43:55 2015

Contributors: Scott Schwenk , Megan Tyrrell , Andrew Milliken

PDF document icon Handout_20_Highest_Ranking_2015_Science_Needs.pdf — PDF document, 178 kB (182654 bytes)

Handout 21 2015 Science Needs Summaries

2015 Science Needs Summaries for highest ranking science needs from technical committees

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Fri Apr 17 10:44:18 2015

Contributors: Scott Schwenk , Megan Tyrrell , Andrew Milliken , Technical Committess

PDF document icon Handout_21_2015_Science_Need_Narratives_NALCC.pdf — PDF document, 291 kB (298419 bytes)

Presentation Science Needs April 2015 - Schwenk

Presentation Science Needs April 2015

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Wed Apr 22 08:12:34 2015

Contributors: Scott Schwenk

PDF document icon Presentation Science Needs April 2015.pdf — PDF document, 1419 kB (1453721 bytes)

Handout 22 - Science Delivery Needs Process 2015

Science Delivery Needs Process 2015

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Fri Apr 17 10:45:54 2015

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

PDF document icon Handout_22_Science Delivery Needs Process 2015.pdf — PDF document, 174 kB (178470 bytes)

Handout 23 – Table of recommended science delivery needs

Table of recommended science delivery needs for 2015 from Science Delivery Team

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Fri Apr 17 10:44:40 2015

Contributors: Steve Fuller

PDF document icon Handout_23_Summary Highest Ranking Science Delivery Needs 2015.pdf — PDF document, 108 kB (111306 bytes)

Handout 24 - Science Delivery Needs Summaries

Handout 24 - Science Delivery Needs Summaries

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Tue Apr 21 11:14:26 2015

Contributors: Steve Fuller

PDF document icon Handout_24 Description of Science Delivery Needs 2015.pdf — PDF document, 291 kB (298708 bytes)

Science Delivery Needs Summary - Fuller

Science Delivery Needs Summary - Fuller

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Wed Apr 22 10:30:40 2015

Contributors: Steve Fuller

PDF document icon Science Delivery Needs Summary.pdf — PDF document, 386 kB (395334 bytes)

Handout 25 LCC Project Funding Allocation

Handout 25 LCC Project Funding Allocation form. Allocations to be decided by Steering Committee at April 22 meeting

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Sat Apr 18 15:38:21 2015

Contributors: Stephanie Cuenoud

PDF document icon Handout_25_LCC_Project_Funding_Allocation_2015.pdf — PDF document, 47 kB (48647 bytes)

Agenda: April 22, 2015 Steering Committee Meeting

Detailed agenda for April 2015 meeting in Word format.

Publication Date: 2015

Modification Date: Fri Apr 17 10:03:28 2015

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document icon Handout_1_North_Atlantic_LCC_Meeting_Agenda_04-22-15_final.docx — application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document, 31 kB (32386 bytes)

North Atlantic LCC Science Delivery workshop

Voices from participants at a Science Delivery workshop introducing the North Atlantic LCC's Conservation Planning Atlas.

Modification Date: Wed Apr 22 09:28:56 2015

Contributors: bmacdonald

QuickTime video icon Science-Delivery-Workshop compressed.mov — QuickTime video, 159907 kB (163745513 bytes)

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