The mission of the NCSCP is to coordinate the development and implementation of conservation strategies for the red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis), other native biota, longleaf pine and other ecosystems in the Sandhills of North Carolina.
Communication Working Group
The North Carolina Sandhills Conservation Partnership Communications Working Group is responsible for creating and implementing an effective communications/outreach strategy for the NCSCP that will lead to the success and viability of the collaboration. Obtaining public understanding and support for the Partnership's mission is essential to all aspects of the conservation efforts in the Sandhills. In order to meets its task the NCSCP CWG has developed the following communications strategies:
- Establish a plan for internal communications within the Partnership that keeps participants informed, engaged, and focused on the Partnership's mission
- Establish an external communications program for the Partnership to utilize when responding to inquiries from media and government officials at local, state, and national levels
- Established an external communications program for the Partnership that raises awareness and educates the target audiences about conservation of the Sandhills. Target audiences include: media, government officials (local, state and federal), landowners, educators, students, business owners, and the general public
In order to meet its mission the NCSCP CWG has developed with the help of its partners the following communication tools:
The NCSCP CWG continues to work together to develop other communications tools and ensuring current information is current.