Presentation on theme: "PROPOSED PRIORITIES FOR SCIENCE AND COLLABORATION OCTOBER 2012."— Presentation transcript:
PROPOSED PRIORITIES FOR SCIENCE AND COLLABORATION OCTOBER 2012
TODAY Review priority identification process Discuss proposed priorities – finalize list Review and discuss current and future LCC investments Next steps Vision: A conservation community, that while governed by their unique purposes and missions, collaborates on sustaining lands and waters that support natural and cultural resources and the services they provide. Mission: To support and sustain a conservation community through information development and dissemination designed to inform coordinated conservation action.
PRIORITY IDENTIFICATION PROCESS Interview Key LCC Members Identified potential LCC roles and priorities Presentation and Clarification of Findings Science, coordination, and communication roles >150 potential priorities Identification of Priority Statements Priorities condensed into ~50 statements Sorting/Ranking Priority Statements Technical Core Team sorted and ranked priority statements for Science and Coordination Technical Core Team Workshop Developed short list of 5 Science and 4 Coordination priorities as recommendations
PROPOSED SCIENCE PRIORITIES Assessing terrestrial and aquatic connectivity Conservation of species at a landscape scale Climate change adaptation for fish, wildlife, and natural resources Quantifying and communicating ecosystem services Energy development and landscape change
PROPOSED COORDINATION PRIORITIES Information management, delivery, and communication Using regional assets for relating science, management, and policy Emerging conservation issues Regional conservation efforts
CURRENT INVESTMENT – SCIENCE vs. COORDINATION
NEXT STEPS – IDENTIFYING SCIENCE NEEDS Communicate UMGL LCC priorities Update website and fact sheets, press releases, etc LCC meeting/workshop? Develop objectives and expected outcomes for each priority Select framework for each priority Reorganize Technical Team – workgroups/committees by priority?