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Developed by the Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Value of Nature to Canadians Study Taskforce, the Ecosystem Services Toolkit is a technical guide to ecosystem services assessment and analysis that offers practical, step-by-step guidance for governments at all levels, as well as for consultants and researchers.

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The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Quagga and Zebra Mussel Action Plan for Western Waters has opened for competition at grants.gov. 

This is an announcement of an additional call to prepare and submit proposals for funding research and technical assistance projects through the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) and U.S.

A 2015 Washington Post article, The great thaw, takes a look at how rising temperatures are affecting glaciers and snowpack, subsequently impacting ecological food webs and traditional land uses.

Repeat photography of Boulder Glacier in Glacier National Park, Montana. USGS NOROCK photo

Given the complexity and uncertainty of conserving cold-water adapted species in an era of rapid climate change and the limited resources available for conservation, choices about where to invest conservation dollars require defensible and transparent decision making.

The Great Northern LCC is pleased to announce the FY17 funding opportunity. Proposals targeting the priorities and specific criteria described in the Funding Guidance will be accepted until February 17, 2017 at 6pm MST / 5pm PST.

There will be two conference calls for questions about the Funding Guidance:

Approximately 2,216 Disney Magic Kingdoms… that’s the equivalent number of acres of habitat that Florida could lose to sea level rise and urbanization by 2060. That’s just Florida.

The Bureau of Relamation is inviting eligible applicants to leverage their resources by cost sharing Drought Contingency Planning with Reclamation to build resilience to drought in advance of a crisis. Applicants under this Drought Contingency Planning FOA may request funding to develop a new drought plan or to update an existing drought plan.

The USDA Northwest Climate Hub requests proposals to support our mission to serve farms, forests and rangelands in a chaning climate (contingent upon available funds). An estimated amount of $350,000 is available for approximately 5-10 projects.