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GRANTS AND RESOURCES - SEPTEMBER 2014

PCJV QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER - SUMMER 2014


Funding Opportunities

Arctic Goose Joint Venture Request for Proposals
Deadline: October 3rd

National Wildlife Refuge Friends Grant Program
Deadline: September 30th

North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) Small Grants Program
Deadline: November 7th

NOAA 2015 Ecological Effects of Sea Level Rise Program Grant
Deadline: November 18th


Announcements

The 50th Anniversary Report of the Land and Water Conservation Fund is now available.

The Greater Victoria Green Team, part of Green Teams of Canada is a new volunteer program in Victoria that connects volunteers to environmental and restoration projects.


Tools & Resources

Practical Guidelines for Wetland Prarie Restoration in the Willamette Valley, Oregon Field-Tested Methods and Techniques is now available.

Resource Guide to Federal Climate Adaptation Programs for State Fish and Wildlife Agencies

Resource Guide to NGO Climate Adaptation Resources and Tools for State Fish and Wildlife Agencies


Birds & Biodiversity

2014 Waterfowl Status Report, video and report available for download.

The latest issue of Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network News includes stories on the migration of the Semipalmated Sandpiper, and on the newly completed management plan for the San Antonia Natural Protected Area in Argentina.

See a summer's worth of Layson Albatross webcam (from Kauiai, HI) on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's webcam page.


Trainings & Webinars

Duke Environmental Leadership Program's Environmental Communications Planning Course
September 22 - October 31

Association of State Wetland Managers Wetland Restoration Webinar Series
tember 9: How Restoration Outcomes are Described, Judged and Explained

“Human-side of Restoration” Webinar Series runs through October 2014


Conferences & Meetings

Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) 2015 Conference
Call for proposals due September 12th

International Congress for Wildlife and Livelihoods on Private and Communal Lands
September 7-12, Estes Park, CO

Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Annual Meeting
September 21-25, St. Louis, MO

9th Australasian Shorebird Conference 2014
September 20-21, Darwin, Australia

2014 Pathways Conference: Integrating Human Dimensions into Fish and Wildlife Management
October 5-9, Estes Park, CO

Society for Ecological Restoration Regional Conference
October 6-10, Bend, OR

Facilitation Skills for Environmental Professionals
October 21-22, Seattle, WA

National Workshop on Large Landscape Conservation
October 23-24, Washington, DC

Balancing Nature and Commerce in Rural Communities and Landscapes
November 4-6, Manhattan, KS

Inspiring Action, Creating Resilience: Restore America's Estuaries and The Coastal Society's National Summit
November 1-6, Washington, DC

Pacific Seabird Group, Annual Meeting
February 2015, San Jose, CA

Citizen Science 2015 Conference and Gathering Call for proposals now open
February 11-12, 2015, San Jose, CA




• Archived Announcements

OREGON'S LEV WINS NATIONAL AWARD

The Wetlands Conservancy's Executive Director Esther Lev was recently named winner of the Environmental Law Institute's 2014 National Wetlands Award for wetland community leadership. "Esther has a rare combination of scientific knowledge, field experience, conservation ethic, vision, communications savvy, and social skills," says PCJV Oregon coordinator Bruce Taylor.
Read more...




SKAGIT BAY, WASHINGTON -- GLOBALLY SIGNIFICANT IBA

The Important Bird Area (IBA) program is an international effort to identify, conserve, and monitor a network of sites that provide essential habitat for bird populations. Washington’s Greater Skagit/Stillaguamish Delta is an example of the kind of habitat identified through the IBA program.
Read more about the successful effort to recognize the global significance of this area.




LAND TRUSTS CONVENE IN HOMER, AK

In April, Alaska’s land trusts, along with the national Land Trust Alliance, met for a statewide land trust meeting in Homer. This year's meeting focused on increasing engagement with local communities.
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PUGET SOUND NAWCA PROJECT

Ducks Unlimited, Inc. and 11 partners are implementing the Central Puget Sound Lowland Project, a $3.3 million conservation program ($1M NAWCA grant funds with $2.3M match from local sources.) The project focuses on wetland habitats under development pressure, with an emphasis on protecting and restoring floodplain wetlands.
Read more...




EVOLVING HAWAII'S STRATEGY FOR WETLAND CONSERVATION



In an effort to conserve the biodiversity of Hawaiian birds and wetlands, the Pacific Coast Joint Venture (PCJV) is updating the Strategic Plan for Wetland Conservation in Hawai’i (2006). Key wetland habitats have been identified using a variety of information, including the state waterbird survey data, to spatially prioritize conservation needs.
Read more...






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