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2017 Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy symposium at SEAFWA annual conference

Version 2.0 of the SECAS Blueprint. The Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) was featured last week at a symposium in conjunction with the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) annual conference [...]

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Need help with proposal for SARP aquatic restoration funds?

As many of you know, the 2018 SARP request for aquatic habitat restoration ideas is out and forms are due Dec. 1. If you'd like help using the Conservation Blueprint to show how your proposal [...]

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South Atlantic is global hotspot of turtle diversity

You've probably heard a number of the recent assessments showing how the South and the Southern Coastal Plain are global diversity hotspots. There's an interesting paper out in Nature Ecology and Evolution that looks more [...]

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South Atlantic LCC participates in LCC Network data management effort

In light of the political and budget uncertainty surrounding LCCs, the LCC Network has rapidly accelerated its ongoing work to improve and standardize data management practices across all cooperatives. South Atlantic LCC staff (special shout-out [...]

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Blueprint 2.2 and implementation strategy release next month

Looks like everything's on track to release Version 2.2 of the South Atlantic Blueprint and the new Blueprint implementation strategy next month. The GIS layers are final, so your staff are just cleaning up the [...]

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October coordinator’s update

We’ve started a new federal fiscal year still under the Department of the Interior’s directive to postpone steering committee meetings until further notice. We’re also under considerable uncertainty regarding future federal support of LCCs, and [...]