Supported Science Projects

To support on-the-ground landscape conservation, the Great Northern LCC supports landscape partnerships for ecological research, information management, and outreach projects. These projects align with the goals of the Strategic Conservation Framework.

Data Management, Funded Projects, and Proposal Guidance

These documents contain information on data management guidance for supported projects, the funded projects, and instructions for submitting proposals. 

Fiscal Year Title Project Lead Affiliationsort icon
2014 Identifying Conservation Corridors and Transboundary Linkages for Wolverines in the Canadian Crown of the Continent Ecosystem Clevenger, Anthony Western Transportation Institute, Montana State University
2014 Informing Implementation of Connectivity Conservation Decisions for Greater Sage-Grouse & Focal Species in Sage-steppe Ecotypes Schuett-Hames, Joanne Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
2014 Integrating Landscape Conservation Design into Partner Actions in the Columbia Plateau Ecoregion Wilkerson, Cynthia Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
2014 Landscape Conservation Design in the Columbia Plateau Ecoregion: Prioritizing, Classifying, and Assessing Resiliency of Riverine Systems in the Columbia Plateau Miewald, Tom U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 1
2014 Core Habitat Identification and Fine Scale Habitat Use of Grizzly Bears in the US Northern Rockies and Southern Canada Servheen, Christopher U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 1
2014 Cross Cultural Capacity Building: Landscape Conservation and Climate Change Adaptation with the Blackfeet Nation Caplins, Laura Nature-Link Institute
2014 Linking Strategic Science to Collaborative Management Outcomes for Three Priority Indicators Across the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem: Managing Invasive Species, Landscape-scale Change and Climate Change Adaptation Sexton, Erin Crown Managers Partnership/University of Montana
2014 Collaborative Efforts to Inform the Science, Management and Policies of First Foods of the Cayuse, Walla Walla and Umatilla Schumacher, Stacy Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
2014 Exploration of Issues, Potential Partnerships, and Resources for Landscape Level Assessments through attendance at GNLCC Steering Committee Meetings Brushwood, Charles Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
2014 Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Climate Change Strategic Planning Durglo, Michael Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
2014 Strategic Conservation Planning for Management Applications in Cascadia Watkins, Jennifer Cascadia Partner Forum
2014 Informing Connectivity Conservation Decisions in the Transboundary Okanagan-Kettle Subregion Stevens, Tory British Columbia Parks, Ministry of Environment
2014 Connecting Tribal and First Nation Adaptive Management and Climate Related Activities in the Crown of the Continent Tatsey, Terry Blackfeet Community College
2013
2014
Helping Managers Develop and Implement a Consistent Method to Prioritize Conservation and Identify Climate Adaptation Strategies for Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Al-Chokhachy, Robert US Geological Survey
2013 Identification of Fire Refugia in Rocky Mountain Ecosystems of the U.S. and Canada: Development and Application of the Refugium Concept for Biodiversity Conservation over Large Spatial and Temporal Scales Chong, Geneva US Geological Survey
2013 Developing Management Guidelines for Creating Resilient Whitebark Pine Ecosystems in the Northern Rocky Mountains Using Spatial Simulation Modeling Keane, Bob Missoula Fire Sciences Lab, USFS, RMRS
2013 Science Support for Land Conservation in the Rocky Mountain Corridor Whitfield, Michael Heart of the Rockies Initiative
2013 A Science-based Decision Support Tool for Prioritizing Mitigation of Road Impacts on Western Governors’ Association Wildlife Corridors Ament, Rob Center for Large Landscape Conservation
2012
2013
2014
Facilitating Climate Change Adaptation Planning and Implementation Through the GNLCC Rocky Mountain Partner Forum Cross, Molly Wildlife Conservation Society
2012
2013
Informing Connectivity Conservation Decisions in the British Columbia – Washington Transboundary Region and the Columbia Plateau Ecoregion Schuett-Hames, Joanne Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife