The North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative is a management-science partnership whose mission is to “. . . promote development, coordination and dissemination of science to inform natural and cultural resource management in the face of a changing climate and related stressors” across the coastal temperate forest region of North America.
The NPLCC brings together conservation programs and partners working in the same geographic areas who agree to further the seven goals of the NPLCC.
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NPLCC Composition, Operations, and Staffing
The NPLCC is governed by a Steering Committee. A core staff reports to the Committee and implements both the strategic plan and the day-to-day operations of the LCC. The Committee establishes and supervises standing Subcommittees and other ad hoc groups to help execute its responsibilities. Standing committees include a Tribal/First Nations Committee, and the following subcommittees: Science/Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), Communications/Outreach, and Partnership Liaison. The subcommittees are loosely defined, flexible, responsive and diverse in representation of perspectives. See chart below for more information.
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Steering Committee - Consists of senior leadership of federal, state, provincial, tribal and partnership organizations that mange natural and cultural resources.
The next Steering Committee Tele-meeting will be held on March 15th 2012
- December 14-15th 2011 Charter Steering Committee Meeting
- October 4-6th 2011 - Framing Workshop and Charter Steering Committee Meeting
- May 26th 2011, Charter Steering Committee Meeting
- January 12-13th 2011, - Interim Planning Team Meeting
Science/Traditional Ecological Knowledge Subcommittee (S-TEK) – Develops and recommends long-term and short-term science plans, assists in ranking of science needs, reviews and recommends projects for support, and assures quality of science supported by the NPLCC.
Current List of S-TEK Members
July 10, 2012: S-TEK Meeting
June 7, 2012: S-TEK Meeting
May 8, 2012: S-TEK Meeting
April 5, 2012: S-TEK Meeting
February 29, 2012: S-TEK Meeting