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Department of the Interior (DOI): Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC)

One of 21 Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) established by Secretarial Order No. 3289, which focus on on-the-ground strategic conservation efforts at the landscape level. LCCs are management-science partnerships that inform integrated resource-management actions addressing climate change and other stressors within and across landscapes, linking science and conservation. The currently participating bureaus are the National Park Service, Office of Surface Mining, and the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

 

 

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Defenders of Wildlife

Defenders of Wildlife is a national, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the protection of all native animals and plants in their natural communities. They are helping to conserve wildlife in the face of climate change by bringing the best science to address the problem, incorporating climate change into wildlife and habitat conservation planning, understanding specific threats through vulnerability assessments and making management recommendations. Defenders of Wildlife is committed to protecting wildlife across the nation and even across international borders.

 

 

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Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC)

The mission of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is to ensure the wise management, conservation, and enhancement of the State's natural resources; protect public health and the environment; provide quality outdoor recreation; improve the quality of life; and educate the public on historic, cultural, and natural resource use, requirements and issues.

 

 

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Arizona State Climate Office

The Office of the Arizona State Climatologist is housed within the School of Geographical Sciences at Arizona State University. The purpose of the program is to: (1) disseminate climatological information about the State of Arizona, (2) monitor the climate of Arizona and the region, (3) collaborate with state agencies in need of climate data and advisement, and (4) study the climate of Arizona and conduct research aimed at a better understanding of the Arizona climate. The State Climatologist is an active member of the state's Drought Task Force, Arizona Flood Warning System, and the State Hazard Mitigation Task Force, and is engaged in research on the urban heat island, climate variability in the southwest, and water resource planning.

 

 

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CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities

The City Universtiy of New York (CUNY) Institute for Sustainable Cities works to realize cities as part of the solution to global sustainability challenges. By merging the science of sustainability with innovative public programming, they examine opportunities available to cities—and their residents—for proactive responses to on-going environmental change.

 

 

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Arkansas State Climatologist

The purpose of the State Climatologist is to provide information on weather and climate to the citizens of Arkansas.  The website provides links to climate related information from NOAA, the National Weather Service, and other climate centers.  

 

 

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Asian Pacific Environmental Network

The Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) holds the vision that all people have a right to a clean and healthy environment in which their communities can live, work, learn, play, and thrive. APEN was founded in 1993 and seeks to bring together a collective voice among the diverse Asian Pacific Islander communities in the US. Through a strategy which combines grassroots community organizing, civic engagement, and policy, APEN works to develop an alternative agenda for environmental, social, and economic justice.

 

 

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Aspen Global Change Institute

The Aspen Global Change Institute is an independent nonprofit dedicated to furthering scientific understanding of Earth systems and global environmental change.  Its work includes interdisciplinary research, education and outreach, and collaboration with resource managers and policy-makers. The Institute works to facilitate scientific discussion for the betterment of society and natural systems, while promoting practical solutions to the challenges of today's changing Earth systems. .

 

 

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Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA)

The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) is comprised of member fish and wildlife agencies from every level of government. The Association provides member agencies with coordination services on cross-cutting as well as species-based programs that range from birds, fish habitat and energy development to climate change, wildlife action plans, conservation education, leadership training and international relations. The Association represents its state agency members on Capitol Hill and before the Administration on key conservation and management policies, and works to ensure that all fish and wildlife entities work collaboratively on the most important issues.

 

 

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Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA)

In addition to being a policy-making organization for metropolitan drinking water suppliers, AMWA tracks daily climate change related events, news, publications, and announcements at federal, regional, and state levels relevant to U.S. water resource managers in general.