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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 in Louisville, KY.  The symposium, titled Aligning Actions for Success, focused on integration of State Wildlife Action Plan objectives into the SECAS [...]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Staff Blog|Comments Off on 2017 Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy symposium at SEAFWA annual conference

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 how or when that uncertainty might be resolved. Despite these uncertainties, we continue working to support, improve, and promote the [...]

By |October 4th, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on October coordinator’s update

A conservation blueprint for the nation?

SECAS Blueprint Version 1.0, with protected areas. Wouldn't it be great if the South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint hooked into similar products across the entire United States? There's already a version that covers most of the South thanks to the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy Blueprint. Why stop there? There's now progress in the Northeast, [...]

By |April 25th, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on A conservation blueprint for the nation?

Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) coordination

Following the success of last fall’s SECAS Summit, the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) Lead Coordination Team met March 22-23 at the JC Ralston Arboretum in Raleigh to continue improvement and refinement of the SECAS Blueprint and to increase the diversity of engagement and participation in the SECAS initiative. The meeting included participation from Ed Carter, Director [...]

By |April 4th, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) coordination

Third Thursday Web Forum: The Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy

***PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEBINAR REQUIRES ADVANCE REGISTRATION THROUGH GOTOMEETING. SPACE IS LIMITED, SO PLEASE REGISTER 1 WEEK IN ADVANCE (BY  3/9/17) TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT.*** March 16th, 2017: “The Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy” with Cynthia Edwards (Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy Coordinator) and Rua Mordecai (South Atlantic LCC Science Coordinator) Join us for an special edition [...]

By |March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Triangle Climate and Landscape Researchers’ Brown Bag: Spotlight on SECAS

Date: 12/8/2016 Time: 12 noon – 1 pm Location: 3rd Floor Training Room (Room 315) of Wildlife Resources Commission Building on Varsity Drive, Centennial Campus By popular demand, Rua Mordecai and Mallory Martin with the South Atlantic LCC will be providing an informal overview of the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS). Many conservation partners are working through [...]

By |December 8th, 2016|0 Comments

SECAS Blueprint now on the Southeast Conservation Planning Atlas

Version 1.0 of the SECAS Blueprint Version 1.0 of the Conservation Blueprint for the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) is now available on the Southeast Conservation Planning Atlas at: https://seregion.databasin.org/datasets/c237c946ba0c49b0957cffea1bfb7ad7. This spatial plan integrates the input data from 8 different LCCs to identify the highest priority areas for conservation across the Southeast. It will [...]

By |December 5th, 2016|Staff Blog|Comments Off on SECAS Blueprint now on the Southeast Conservation Planning Atlas
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The Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) Leadership Summit

The Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) Conservation Leadership Summit was held in conjunction with the 2016 Southeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) Conference in Baton Rouge on October 17th. The summit was well attended by state fish and wildlife agency representatives, federal agencies providing leadership through the Southeast Natural Resource Leaders Group (SENRLG), [...]

By |November 4th, 2016|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on The Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) Leadership Summit

The Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy emerges

During the past several months, much emphasis has been focused on the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy, referred to by its acronym, SECAS. This initiative is nothing new; in fact, it began in 2011 at the urging of the Southeastern state fish and wildlife agency directors (SEAFWA) and the principal members of the federal Southeast Natural Resources [...]

By |September 7th, 2016|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on The Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy emerges

Check out SECASsoutheast.org

Six Landscape Conservation Cooperatives across the Southeast have joined forces with the Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to create a website for the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS). SECAS is bringing together people and organizations to design and achieve a connected network of landscapes and seascapes that supports thriving fish [...]

By |May 4th, 2016|Featured, Member Blog|Comments Off on Check out SECASsoutheast.org