North Carolina`s Wildlife Action Plan Workshops

Report
North Carolina’s Wildlife Action Plan
Workshops Partner and Stakeholder Involvement
Cindy Carr
Wildlife Action Plan Coordinator
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
http://www.ncwildlife.org/Plan/Revision/September2010Workshop.aspx
Private/Non-Profit
Federal Agency State Agency Multi-Agency/Group
Cape Audubon
Lookout and
NC
NC Cape
Cooperative
Cape
Hatteras
FearExtension
Arch
National
Conservation
Service
SeashoresCollaborative (CFA)
Partnership
National
Appalachian
Fish Health
NCMountain
Department
Laboratory
Carolinas
Joint
of
Robust
Venture
Transportation
Redhorse Technical Working Group
Natural
Atlanta
Resources
Botanical
NC Division
Conservation
Forest
Garden
ofLandbird
Coastal
Service
Management
Legacy Program (a multi-agency cooperative)
Tennessee
Carolina
Valley
Bird
NCAuthority
Club
Division
Greater
of Community
Uwharrie Conservation
Assistance Partnership
US Army
Carolina
CorpsRaptor
NC
of Engineers
Division
Center
Johnston
of Forest
County
Resources
Green Infrastructure Partnership
US Army
Chatham
Environmental
Conservation
NC Division
NCCommand
Birding
ofPartnership
Parks
Trail
and
Initiative
Recreation
(a multi-agency cooperative)
US Fish
Conservation
& Wildlife
NC Service
Division
Trust
NCof
Partners
North
of Soil Carolina
&
inWater
Amphibian
(CTNC)
Conservation
and Reptile Conservation (NCPARC)
USFWS,
Goose
Partners
Creek
NCfor
Stakeholders
Division
Fish
NC and
Partners
of Wildlife
Water
Committee
in Resources
Flight
program
(NCPIF)
US Forest
Grandfather
Service
NCMountain
Division
Onslow
of Water
Bight Conservation
Quality
Forum (a multi-agency cooperative)
US Geological
HaywoodSurvey
Greenways
NC Ecosystem
Cooperative
Project
Council
Bog
Enhancement
Turtle
ExtensionProgram
Unit
USGS,Highlands-Cashiers
North Carolina
NC Museum
Robust
Cooperative
Land
ofRedhorse
Trust
Natural
Fish History
and
Conservation
Wildlife Research
Committee
Unit
US Marine
Land-of-Sky
Corps,
NCRegional
Camp
Museum
Sandhills
Lejeune
Council
of Natural
Conservation
SciencePartnership
US National
LandTrust
Park
NC
and
Service
Natural
Stanly
SE Bat
County
Heritage
Diversity
Friends
Program
Network
of the Land
Uwharrie
LandNational
TrustNC
forPlant
Forest
Central
Southeast
Protection
NorthPainted
Carolina
Program
Bunting
(LTCNC)
Cooperative
Little Tennessee
NC SeaWatershed
Southeast
Grant
Aquatic
Association
Resources Partnership
NC CoastalNC
Land
State
Southeastern
Trust
Parks
Partners in Flight Working Group
NC Sea Turtle
NC Zoo
Stranding
Westernand
NCSalvage
Alliance/French
Network Broad Riverkeeper
NC WildlifePiedmont
Federation
Yadkin-Pee
Triad Council
Dee Robust
of Governments
Redhorse Technical Working Group
New HopeSoil
Audubon
and
Yadkin-Pee
Water Conservation
Dee Lakes Project
Service
Piedmont State
Cooperative
Sea Turtle
Land
Protection
Conservation
Program
Project
National Environmental/Conservation Organizations
Defenders of Wildlife
Piedmont Land Conservancy
Ducks
Unlimited
Pigeon River Fund
Board
Environmental Defense Fund
Sustainable Sandhills
National
Wildlife Federation
Triangle Greenways
Council
The Nature Conservancy
Triangle Land Conservancy
Teaming With Wildlife
Upper Tar River Collaboration
Wake Nature Preserves
Location
Williamston, Mar. 31
Burgaw, April 7
Lenoir, April 14
Waynesville, April 21
Asheboro, May 5
TOTALS
Total
Attendance
44
29
18
50
54
195
Number of Attendees
Other
Organizations
WRC Staff
27
17
16
13
9
9
34
16
32
22
118
77
Continuing Education Credits:
• AICP
• ASLA
• SAF
• NC Environmental Educators
Overall Cost to Conduct 5 meetings:
(No meeting room costs)
$970.84
Overall Cost Per Person for Refreshments: $3.60
(coffee, juice, pastry, chips)
Private/Non-Profit
Federal Agency State Agency Multi-Agency/Group
Cape Audubon
Lookout and
NC
NC Cape
Cooperative
Cape
Hatteras
FearExtension
Arch
National
Conservation
Service
SeashoresCollaborative (CFA)
Partnership
National
Appalachian
Fish Health
NCMountain
Department
Laboratory
Carolinas
Joint
of
Robust
Venture
Transportation
Redhorse Technical Working Group
Natural
Atlanta
Resources
Botanical
NC Division
Conservation
Forest
Garden
ofLandbird
Coastal
Service
Management
Legacy Program (a multi-agency cooperative)
Tennessee
Carolina
Valley
Bird
NCAuthority
Club
Division
Greater
of Community
Uwharrie Conservation
Assistance Partnership
US Army
Carolina
CorpsRaptor
NC
of Engineers
Division
Center
Johnston
of Forest
County
Resources
Green Infrastructure Partnership
US Army
Chatham
Environmental
Conservation
NC Division
NCCommand
Birding
ofPartnership
Parks
Trail
and
Initiative
Recreation
(a multi-agency cooperative)
US Fish
Conservation
& Wildlife
NC Service
Division
Trust
NCof
Partners
North
of Soil Carolina
&
inWater
Amphibian
(CTNC)
Conservation
and Reptile Conservation (NCPARC)
USFWS,
Goose
Partners
Creek
NCfor
Stakeholders
Division
Fish
NC and
Partners
of Wildlife
Water
Committee
in Resources
Flight
program
(NCPIF)
US Forest
Grandfather
Service
NCMountain
Division
Onslow
of Water
Bight Conservation
Quality
Forum (a multi-agency cooperative)
US Geological
HaywoodSurvey
Greenways
NC Ecosystem
Cooperative
Project
Council
Bog
Enhancement
Turtle
ExtensionProgram
Unit
USGS,Highlands-Cashiers
North Carolina
NC Museum
Robust
Cooperative
Land
ofRedhorse
Trust
Natural
Fish History
and
Conservation
Wildlife Research
Committee
Unit
US Marine
Land-of-Sky
Corps,
NCRegional
Camp
Museum
Sandhills
Lejeune
Council
of Natural
Conservation
SciencePartnership
US National
LandTrust
Park
NC
and
Service
Natural
Stanly
SE Bat
County
Heritage
Diversity
Friends
Program
Network
of the Land
Uwharrie
LandNational
TrustNC
forPlant
Forest
Central
Southeast
Protection
NorthPainted
Carolina
Program
Bunting
(LTCNC)
Cooperative
Little Tennessee
NC SeaWatershed
Southeast
Grant
Aquatic
Association
Resources Partnership
NC CoastalNC
Land
State
Southeastern
Trust
Parks
Partners in Flight Working Group
NC Sea Turtle
NC Zoo
Stranding
Westernand
NCSalvage
Alliance/French
Network Broad Riverkeeper
NC WildlifePiedmont
Federation
Yadkin-Pee
Triad Council
Dee Robust
of Governments
Redhorse Technical Working Group
New HopeSoil
Audubon
and
Yadkin-Pee
Water Conservation
Dee Lakes Project
Service
Piedmont State
Cooperative
Sea Turtle
Land
Protection
Conservation
Program
Project
National Environmental/Conservation Organizations
Defenders of Wildlife
Piedmont Land Conservancy
Ducks
Unlimited
Pigeon River Fund
Board
Environmental Defense Fund
Sustainable Sandhills
National
Wildlife Federation
Triangle Greenways
Council
The Nature Conservancy
Triangle Land Conservancy
Teaming With Wildlife
Upper Tar River Collaboration
Wake Nature Preserves
Do you have any questions that were not answered by the information presented today? Any
comments about the workshop?
• Need more on-the-ground examples of adaptation measures
• Need participation by planners, non-governmental groups, Div. of Coastal Mgmt., county, soil & water
districts, real estate developers
• There should be Wildlife Friendly Development Certification interaction with consultants who specialize in
wildlife friendly development
Has your organization incorporated WAP into its operations/ mission? (Y/N)
• ‘No’ = 6 from total of 62 questionnaires
• ‘Don’t know’ = 4 from total of 62 questionnaires
Do you have any recommendations/ comments about the priorities (goals, species, or habitats)
described in the current WAP?
• Provide GIS data layers
• Web-based, interactive, searchable document
• Prioritize habitats and watersheds for conservation action, include stream headwaters
• Include game species
• Incorporate corridors and connectivity planning for all species and habitats
• Identify and address new threats
• Integrate other conservation plans
• Climate change adaptation recommendations
How can the WAP be revised to assist your organization with carrying out its mission?
•
Provide GIS datasets
•
Identify priority conservation for priority habitats and species; use suites, groups, guilds
•
Provide searchable information broken out at County or local level
•
Produce, maintain joint map with NHP for biodiversity wildlife habitat areas and priority species
•
Include all species, incorporate role of game species in habitat and species guilds
What type of info does the WAP need to include to assist your organization with implementation of
actions?
•
Provide GIS data layers
•
Searchable, online document and mapping
•
Prioritized conservation actions and research needs
•
Climate change information
•
Predictions or modeling for species, habitat movement patterns in response to climate change
Cindy Carr
Wildlife Action Plan Coordinator
NC Wildlife Resources Commission
1751 Varsity Drive
Raleigh, NC 27606
www.ncwildlife.org/conserving
(919) 707-0227
[email protected]

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