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Steering Committee Meeting: October 28-29, 2014

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Agenda: October 28-29, 2014 Steering Committee Meeting

Overall goal of meeting: Steering Committee input on strategic direction, updating strategic plan and next steps for science, science delivery, conservation design and communications

Agenda

North Atlantic LCC Steering Committee Meeting in

Rhinebeck, New York

October 28, 2014 12:00 noon – 5:15 p.m.; October 29, 8:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

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

Web page for handouts: link

Discussion input document: link

Summary of Action Items, Highlights and Discussion: link

Tuesday, October 28
TimeAgenda ItemDiscussion LeaderLinks to Download Files
12:00 noon Lunch (Provided)
1:00

Welcome & Introductions

  • Review agenda and goals for meeting
  • Key decisions and messages
  • Approve minutes from last call (July 1, 2014)
Ken Elowe (FWS), Bill Hyatt, (Connecticut DEEP), Patricia Riexinger (New York State DEC), 

Handout 1 – Agenda
Handout 2 – Attendance List
Handout 3 – Minutes from 7/1/2014 call

1:20 Action items from last Steering Committee meeting/call and actions taken

Andrew Milliken (LCC)

Handout 4 – Action items status
1:30

Review and discussion of progress under Northeast Conservation Framework and LCC Conservation Science Strategic Plan

(a) Science project updates, products available and next steps

Steering Committee questions & discussion

Expected Meeting Outcome:
Understanding of current status of science projects, products available, how they fit together and feedback from committee.

Andrew Milliken, Scott Schwenk (LCC), all

Handout 5a – Summary of LCC projects

Handout 5b – Status of LCC products

Handout 5c – Spatial data layers available

Presentation: Science Project Updates
2:00

(b) Updates on DOI and partner Hurricane Sandy resiliency projects, coordination and common metrics

Steering Committee questions & discussion

Expected Meeting Outcome:
Understanding of LCC Hurricane Sandy projects and coordination and exchange of information on other relevant Hurricane Sandy projects; input on next steps for further coordination.

Andrew Milliken, Pete Murdoch (USGS), Amanda Babson (NPS), Ellen Mecray (NOAA), Mike Rasser (BOEM), Roselle Henn (U.S. Army COE), Bill Brumback (NEWFS), all

Handout 6a – LCC Hurricane Sandy Resiliency Project Summaries

Handout 6b –DOI Hurricane Sandy science project table

Handout 6c – Table of common metrics

Presentation: DOI Metrics Expert Group Briefing

2:45 Break
3:00

(c) Updates and next steps for science delivery

Steering Committee questions & discussion

Expected Meeting Outcome:
Understanding of status of science delivery projects and capacity and input on next steps.

Steve Fuller, Lori Pelech (LCC), Zoe Smith (WCS)

Handout 7a – Summary of demonstration and science delivery projects

Handout 7b – Summary of training delivered

Presentation: Science Delivery Updates
3:30 Discussion on Landscape Conservation Design

(a) Regional Conservation Opportunity Areas: review of purpose and process agreed to by Northeast Fish and Wildlife Diversity Program Managers;

(b) Updates on and lessons learned from the Connecticut River Watershed Landscape Conservation Design Pilot;

(c) Needs for Landscape Conservation Design at multiple scales in the LCC

(d) Next steps

Steering Committee questions & discussion

Expected Meeting Outcome:
Understanding and steering committee input on how multiple ongoing and planned landscape conservation design projects fit together, lessons learned so far, direction on next steps and how to effectively manage designs and multiple scales

Ken Elowe, Scott Schwenk, Steve Fuller, Andrew Milliken, Becky Gwynn (Virginia DGIF), Kevin Kalasz (Delaware DFW), Gwen Brewer (Maryland DNR)

Handout 8 – Process for RCOAs

Handout 9 – Summary of Connecticut River Watershed Pilot

Handout 10 – White paper on approach for addressing multiple scales of conservation design in the LCC

Presentation(s): Landscape Conservation Design, Connecticut River Pilot and RCOAs

5:15

Adjourn for day

 

 

6:15 p.m. Poster Session/Reception - Beekman Arms, Wayfarer Room

7:30 p.m. Group Dinner at Gigi Hudson Valley Trattoria (one block north of Beekman Arms on Route 9)

Wednesday, October 29

TimeAgenda ItemDiscussion LeaderLinks to Download Files
7:00 a.m. Breakfast Provided at Beekman Arms
8:00 Review and reflections from first day’s discussions Ken Elowe, Bill Hyatt, all
8:15 Communications Discussion

LCC Communications and toolkit: what is most needed for LCC Steering Committee members to communicate with their agencies/organizations?

Steering Committee questions & discussion

Expected Meeting Outcome:

Understanding of communications goals; existing and planned communications tools and capacity; and input on increasing effectiveness.

Dave Eisenhauer (FWS), Bridget Macdonald (LCC), all

Handout 11 – LCC Communications framework and toolkit

Handout 11b - Draft Product Users Guide

Presentation: Communications toolkit

NALCC Fall 2014 Newsletter

8:45

Discussion on LCC Strategic Direction

What is missing or needs additional attention from the North Atlantic LCC to make it stronger and more relevant? Input on additions and revisions needed for the strategic plan.

Expected Meeting Outcome:

Input on what additional aspects need to be addressed by the North Atlantic LCC and how they fit into mission and revised strategic plan. 

Bill Hyatt, Ken Elowe, Scott Schwenk, Andrew Milliken, all

Handout 12a –  North Atlantic LCC Strategic Plan

Handout 12b – Strategic Plan matrix

Handout 12c – Recommended additions to Strategic Plan

Handout 12d LCC Network Strategic plan

9:45 Break
10:00 Discussion on LCC Strategic Direction (continued)

10:30

Technical committees, Science Needs process and Science Delivery process for 2015

Expected Meeting Outcome:
Input on approach and scope of science needs and science delivery process for 2015.

Scott Schwenk, Steve Fuller, all

Handout 13 Annual process

Handout 14 – Current technical committee membership

Handout 15 – Current Science Delivery Team membership

11:15 Review of project budgets and OMB requirements

Expected Meeting Outcome:

Understanding of LCC project budget status and OMB requirements

Scot Williamson (WMI)

Handout 16 – Budget summary

Handout 17 OMB requirements

 

11:30 Other business, next meeting Bill Hyatt, Ken Elowe, all
11:45 Adjourn

Handout 12a - North Atlantic LCC Conservation Science Strategic Plan

Handout 12a - North Atlantic LCC Conservation Science Strategic Plan, completed in 2011, for October 2014 North Atlantic LCC Steering Committee meeting. Note: Handout 12b provides an updated Matrix of actions and next steps.

Publication Date: 2011

Modification Date: Wed Oct 22 11:45:02 2014

Contributors: North Atlantic LCC

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Handout 12b - Revised Strategic Plan Matrix (Oct. 2014)

October 2014 revisions to the Matrix of actions and next steps from the North Atlantic LCC Strategic Plan (Handout 12a).

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Wed Oct 22 15:07:31 2014

Contributors: North Atlantic LCC

PDF document icon Handout_12b_updated_Strategy_matrix_10-28-14.pdf — PDF document, 365 kB (374073 bytes)

Handout 5a - Summary Table of LCC Science Projects (Oct. 2014)

Handout 5a - Summary Table of North Atlantic LCC Science Projects, for October 2014 Steering Committee meeting

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Wed Oct 22 15:06:10 2014

Contributors: Scott Schwenk

PDF document icon Handout_5a_LCC_Science_Projects.pdf — PDF document, 179 kB (183382 bytes)

Handout 5b - Status of LCC Science Projects (Oct. 2014)

Handout 5b - Status of North Atlantic LCC Science Projects, for October 2014 Steering Committee meeting

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Wed Oct 22 15:06:44 2014

Contributors: Scott Schwenk

PDF document icon Handout_5b_LCC_Science_Project_Status_10_28_14.pdf — PDF document, 686 kB (703478 bytes)

Handout 13 - Annual Process for Science Needs

Handout 13 - Annual Process for Science Needs of the North Atlantic LCC, for October 2014 Steering Committee Meeting

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Wed Oct 22 15:04:50 2014

Contributors: North Atlantic LCC

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Handout 14 - North Atlantic LCC Technical Committee (2014)

Handout 14 - North Atlantic LCC Technical Committee (2014), for October 2014 Steering Committee meeting

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Wed Oct 22 15:04:08 2014

Contributors: Scott Schwenk

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Handout 3 Minutes from July 1, 2014 Call

Handout 3 Minutes from July 1, 2014 Steering Committee Call

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Thu Oct 23 22:31:32 2014

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

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Handout 4 Action Items Actions Taken

Handout 4 Action Items Actions Taken from July 14, 2014 Steering Committee Call

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Thu Oct 23 22:40:56 2014

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

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Handout 8 RCOA Summary for Directors

Handout 8 summarizing the Regional Conservation Opportunity Areas process and next steps

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Sat Oct 25 10:49:57 2014

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

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Handout 6a LCC DOI Hurricane Sandy Resiliency Projects

Handout 6a describing project components of the three DOI Hurricane Sandy resiliency projects on streams, beaches and marshes

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Sun Oct 26 10:59:00 2014

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

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Handout 6b Hurricane Sandy Competitive Science Projects

Handout 6b Table of DOI Hurricane Sandy NFWF Competitive projects with science components

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Sat Oct 25 11:04:12 2014

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

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Handout 12d LCC Network Strategic Plan

LCC Network Strategic Plan released October 2014

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Sat Oct 25 11:16:47 2014

Contributors: Elsa Haubold et al.

PDF document icon Handout_12d_LCC_Network_Strategic_Plan.pdf — PDF document, 1750 kB (1792730 bytes)

Handout 10 Multiple Scales of Conservation White Paper

Handout 10 white paper developed by LCC staff describing an approach for multiple scales of conservation planning and design in the North Atlantic LCC Northeast

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Sat Oct 25 11:21:20 2014

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

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Handout 11b LCC Product User Guide

Handout 11b Draft "Product User Guide" for Steering Committee review as a potential communication tool.

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Mon Oct 27 11:47:20 2014

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

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Handout 11 - Communications Toolkit Summary

Handout 11 - Communications Toolkit Summary and purpose for Steering Committee Discussion

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Mon Oct 27 12:24:03 2014

Contributors: Bridget Macdonald

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Handout 15 - Current Science Delivery Team Membership

Handout 15 - Current Science Delivery Team Membership

Modification Date: Mon Oct 27 12:26:57 2014

Contributors: Steve Fuller

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Handout 1 Steering Committee Meeting Agenda October 28-29, 2014

Handout 1 Steering Committee Meeting Agenda October 28-29, 2014

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Mon Oct 27 12:38:57 2014

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

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Handout 2 - Attendance List North Atlantic LCC Steering Committee Meeting October 28-29, 2014

Handout 2 - Attendance List North Atlantic LCC Steering Committee Meeting October 28-29, 2014

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Mon Oct 27 12:41:50 2014

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

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Handout 5c Spatial Data Layers

Handout 5c Spatial Data Layers available for Northeast Region

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Mon Oct 27 12:46:13 2014

Contributors: Andrew Milliken

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Handout 9 - Summary of Connecticut River Watershed Pilot

Handout 9 - Summary of Connecticut River Watershed Pilot

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Mon Oct 27 12:53:23 2014

Contributors: Scott Schwenk

PDF document icon Handout_9_CT_River_Pilot_Update.pdf — PDF document, 581 kB (595789 bytes)

Handout 16 WMI Budget Summary

Handout 16 North Atllantic LCC WMI Budget Summary

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Mon Oct 27 13:38:08 2014

Contributors: Scot Williamson

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Handout 17 WMI OMB Requirements

Handout 17 WMI OMB Requirements for conflict of interest

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Mon Oct 27 13:40:13 2014

Contributors: Scot Williamson

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Handout 6c DOI Hurricane Sandy Resiliency Common Metrics

Handout 6c DOI Hurricane Sandy Resiliency DRAFT Common Metrics Table of Contents and Introduction

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Mon Oct 27 16:56:21 2014

Contributors: Pete Murdoch et al.

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Handout 7a Summary of Science Delivery Projects

Handout 7a Summary of Science Delivery Projects including demonstration projects

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Mon Oct 27 16:58:21 2014

Contributors: Steve Fuller

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Handout 7b Summary of Training Delivered

Handout 7b Summary of Training Delivered in 2014

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Mon Oct 27 17:00:19 2014

Contributors: Lori Pelech

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Handout 12c Recommended Additions and Modifications to Strategic Plan

Handout 12c Recommended Additions and Modifications to Strategic Plan

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Mon Oct 27 17:07:55 2014

Contributors: Andrew Milliken , Scott Schwenk

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Discussion Input Form

Discussion Input Form for written input from Steering Committee

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Mon Oct 27 17:32:22 2014

Contributors: Ken Elowe , Bill Hyatt , Andrew Milliken

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Presentation: Landscape Conservation Design

Presentation on Landscape Conservation Design, October 2014 Steering Committee Meeting

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Tue Oct 28 11:58:44 2014

Contributors: Scott Schwenk , Andrew Milliken

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Presentation: Science Project Updates

Presentation: Science Project Update for the October 2014 North Atlantic LCC Steering Committee meeting

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Tue Oct 28 12:04:29 2014

Contributors: Scott Schwenk , Andrew Milliken

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Presentation: Science Delivery Updates

Science Delivery Updates for the October 2014 North Atlantic LCC Steering Committee Meeting

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Tue Oct 28 12:18:27 2014

Contributors: Steve Fuller

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Presentation: DOI Metrics Briefing

Presentation on DOI Metrics to be used with Hurricane Sandy Resiliency projects

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Tue Oct 28 13:18:26 2014

Contributors: DOI Metrics Expert Group

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Summary of Action Items, Highlights and Discussion

Summary of Action Items, Highlights and Discussion from the October 28-20, 2014 North Atlantic LCC Steering Committee meeting

Publication Date: 2014

Modification Date: Fri Nov 21 08:21:04 2014

Contributors: Bridget Macdonald , Andrew Milliken

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