Northern Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative

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The NPLCC is one of 22 LCCs established by the Department of Interior. The North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative is a self-directed partnership between federal agencies, states, Tribes/First Nations, non-governmental organizations, universities, and other entities to collaboratively define science needs and jointly address broad-scale conservation issues, such as climate change.

http://www.northpacificlcc.org/

The NPLCC combines the collective science capacity, infrastructure, creativity, perspectives, and sometimes, financial resources of existing partnerships and programs to address decision support needs on a comprehensive scale. It is a forum for developing a common understanding of change driven by climate and related stressors and its success depends on active engagement of partners throughout the region.

Priority Topics

  • Effects of hydrologic regime shifts on rivers, streams, and riparian corridors
  • Effects of change in air temperature and precipitation on Forests
  • Effects of changes in sea levels and storms on marine shorelines, the nearshore and estuaries
  • Effects of the changes in the hydrologic regime on anadromous fish
  • Invasive species, diseases, pests and their effects on biological communities