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GRANTS AND RESOURCES - OCTOBER 2014

PCJV QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER - SUMMER 2014


Funding Opportunities

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's Pacific Seabird Program
Pre-proposal deadline: October 20

Every Day Capacity Building Grants Winter cycle proposals due: October 30.

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

Webless Migratory Game Bird Program
Deadline: November 14

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

Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Grants Progam for 2014
Deadline: November 20


Partner News & Announcements

The Conservation Registry will be operated by its long term partner NatureServe as of October 1. See message to stakeholders here.


Reports & Bulletins

The 2014 State of the Birds Report focuses on the health of the Nation's birds.

The Fall 2014 Issue of the NABCI All-Bird Bulletin is all about The Power of Citizen Science for Bird Conservation.

Audubon's Birds and Climate Change Report includes information, maps and range scenarios for 588 species of North American birds.

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


Tools & Resources

Climate Funding Opportunities is an 18 page summary of granters and programs prepared for NOAA.

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


Trainings, Workshops & Webinars

A Guide to Tools for Landscape Conservation Planning webinar October 21

"Human-side of Restoration" Webinar Series runs through October 2014.


Conferences & Meetings

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

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

Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) 2015 Conference
November 8-12, 2015, Portland, OR




• 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.
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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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