North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Conference Call Agenda
October 14, 2010
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Call Number: 866-703-6141
Passcode: 7242137#
Web page for handouts: http://www.fws.gov/northeast/science/meetings_101410.html

Purpose of call: Update Steering Committee on action items and seek input on important issues to be addressed before and during the November 17 committee meeting.

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Agenda Items

Discussion Leader and Handouts

Time

1. Introductions
Review agenda
Approve minutes

Ken Elowe & Andrew Milliken
Handout 1 – Agenda
Handout 2 – Minutes

2:00 p.m.
2. Action items from last call and actions taken
Andrew Milliken
Andrew Milliken
Handout 3 – Action items
2:15 p.m.
3. Update on LCC staff including EPA Liaison and Appalachian LCC Coordinator Ken Elowe, Tai-Ming Chang, Jean Brennan
2:20 p.m.
4. Draft vision and mission statement
Expected Call Outcome: Discussion of draft, need and process for input prior to and at meeting
Expected Meeting Outcome: Consensus on vision and mission
Ken Elowe
Handout 4 – Draft vision and mission statement
2:25 p.m.
5. Updates on partnerships, projects and science needs
Expected Call Outcome: Updates on discussions with existing regional partnerships; updates on projects funded, discussion on additional partnerships to consider and discussion of process for soliciting science needs
Expected Meeting Outcome: Consensus on process for linking to existing partnerships and defining, soliciting and assessing science needs
Andrew Milliken
Handout 5 – Draft list of existing regional partnerships
Handout 6 – Updated list of projects funded
Handout 7 – Draft language for science needs request
2:45 p.m.
6. Marine representation and ongoing or planned marine planning efforts
Expected Call Outcome: Update on discussions with partners on marine representation and input on existing or planned marine partnerships; discussion of next steps
Expected Meeting Outcome: Consensus on initial scope of LCC in marine zone and relationship to existing or planned marine partnerships
Ken Elowe and Rick Bennett 3:00 p.m.
7. Potential boundary changes with adjacent LCCs
Expected Call Outcome: Presentation of potential boundary changes with adjacent LCCs
Expected Meeting Outcome: Consensus on preferred options for boundarie
Andrew Milliken
Handout 8 – Maps of North Atlantic LCC boundaries

3:10 p.m.
8. Review and discussion on websites and other communications tools
Expected Call Outcome: Presentation and discussion on options and pilot websites and communications tools
Expected Meeting Outcome: Consensus on option for websites and project sharing sites
Megan Nagel
Handout 9 - Communications tools presentation
3:20 p.m.
9.Discuss agenda for next Steering Committee meeting and process for selecting membership and leadership

Ken Elowe
Handout 10 – Draft Agenda for November 17 meeting


3:35 p.m.
10. Other business
3:55 p.m.
12. Adjourn   4:00 p.m.