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NVC Data Management Meeting

On October 29th and 30th, 2015, representatives of the ESA Panel met with members of other NVC Partner Organizations in Chapel Hill, NC to discuss an overall strategy for data management of the US National Vegetation Classification.  The main objectives of the meeting were to: 1) Review and agree to all of the identified components that comprise the NVC Standard and…

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SRM Conference: Classification Field Trip in Sacramento, CA

On Wednesday, February 4, 2015, Panel Members Todd Keeler-Wolf and Alexa McKerrow hosted an all day field trip at the Society for Range Management’s  2015 Annual Meeting in Sacramento, CA. The field trip was called “Introduction to the National Vegetation Classification, and its Value for Range Management.” The demonstrated the way vegetation is classified and focused on several different kinds…

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Visit the NVC Booth!

Panel members have organized a booth where participants in this year’s ESA Annual Meeting can learn more about the US National Vegetation Classification.  Please visit our booth in the Exhibit Hall to get involved and view demonstrations of how the classification can be applied.

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NVC Peer Review Process Testing Project has begun

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) has a new agreement with the US Geological Survey to support a pilot project in which regional vegetation data will be analyzed to develop a proposal for new types to be inducted into the US National Vegetation Classification (USNVC); this pilot will develop a peer review process that can be used for future proposed…

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Panel Activities at the ESA Portland Meeting

The ESA Panel was very active at the ESA meeting in Portland, OR (August 5-10, 2012).  Below are some links to the various activities and sessions that the Vegetation Classification Panel organized, including a workshop, field trip, symposium, and exhibit hall booth: WK 4 – Vegetation Sample Allocation: A Half-Day Overview This workshop addressed different techniques of sample allocation and…

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USNVC Midcareer Managers Workshop a Success

Members of the ESA Vegetation Classification Panel conducted a one-day workshop on the US National Vegetation Classification (NVC) on March 20th at the Denver Federal Center.  The workshop was aimed at midcareer federal agency managers and provided an open forum for participants to discuss the NVC’s uses and challenges.  Panel members were also able to present case studies demonstrating how…

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