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Southeast Blueprint improvements in the works this year

Here are a few improvements we're working on getting into the next update of the Southeast Conservation Blueprint. These improvements will be particularly helpful when you want to use the South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint, but your questions also include areas it doesn't fully cover. We're hoping to have a draft of Version 4.0 of the [...]

By |July 12th, 2019|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on Southeast Blueprint improvements in the works this year

South Atlantic LCC-funded study that produced beach birds indicator published earlier this year

Earlier this year, Dr. Betsy von Holle and her colleagues published a study in the Journal of Wildlife Management about the effects of sea-level rise on coastal nesting species. The paper is open access, so you can read it for free here: https://wildlife.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jwmg.21633. The study shows that sea-level rise is increasing the vulnerability of the [...]

By |July 10th, 2019|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on South Atlantic LCC-funded study that produced beach birds indicator published earlier this year

Summer 2019 Third Thursday Web Forum schedule released

Summertiiiiiiiime, and the livin' is easy. The fish are jumpin', the cotton is high, and the next three months of web forums are scheduled! Tune in on the third Thursday of each month at 10 am. >>Click here for an interactive pdf of the flyer, with functioning links.

By |June 7th, 2019|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on Summer 2019 Third Thursday Web Forum schedule released

The Southeast Blueprint will be showcased at the 2019 Gulf of Mexico Alliance all-hands meeting next week

Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge in Alabama. Photo by Ken Ratcliffe, Flickr. CC by 2.0. Don't let the "Atlantic" in "South Atlantic" mislead you---the South Atlantic Blueprint covers a critical piece of the Gulf, the Big Bend of Florida. And the All Hands meeting for the Gulf of Mexico Alliance is coming up [...]

By |June 7th, 2019|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on The Southeast Blueprint will be showcased at the 2019 Gulf of Mexico Alliance all-hands meeting next week

SECAS special symposia at the fall SEAFWA annual conference

Shared from Hilary's post on the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) blog This fall’s SEAFWA annual conference will be held from October 27-30th in Hilton Head, SC. This year, the conference will include three special symposia with connections to SECAS. If you’re thinking of attending, consider marking your calendar! The SECAS 10% Goal: How Do We Get There? [...]

By |May 9th, 2019|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on SECAS special symposia at the fall SEAFWA annual conference

In development: Better predictions of future salt marsh habitat

Salt marsh in Core Banks, NC. Photo by John Buie/Flickr,  CC BY 2.0. Predicting where future salt marsh habitat will be, and how much we'll have, can be tricky. Over the last year or so, Amy and I have been working with Steve Hartley and Dan Stone from U.S. Geological Survey on improved [...]

By |May 8th, 2019|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on In development: Better predictions of future salt marsh habitat

Improving the Blueprint and user support through the SERPPAS Good Map

Last month, Addie's blog talked about the Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability (SERPPAS) Good Map project. The idea is for the Good Map to serve as a visual way for diverse partners to identify overlapping interests and areas for collaboration where they could get mutual benefits. Sounds familiar, right? Mallory and I have [...]

By |May 7th, 2019|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on Improving the Blueprint and user support through the SERPPAS Good Map

Developing the Good Map for the Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability

Shared from Addie’s post on the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy blog The Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability (better known as SERPPAS) has been collaborating at the intersection of protecting military readiness, conserving natural and working lands and sustaining communities for the last 14 years. The critical equation for accomplishing this mission in the [...]

By |April 16th, 2019|Featured, Member Blog|Comments Off on Developing the Good Map for the Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability

SECAS governance: Refining an organizational model to sustain collaborative conservation in the Southeast

Shared from Mallory’s post on the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy blog The SECAS initiative has achieved a noteworthy record of conservation accomplishment since its inception in 2011, including the Southeast Conservation Blueprint v.3.0, adoption of an overarching goal and step-down metrics, and successful completion of a number of symposia, workshops, and technical sessions advancing collaborative [...]

By |April 16th, 2019|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on SECAS governance: Refining an organizational model to sustain collaborative conservation in the Southeast

*UPDATED* Spring Third Thursday Web Forum schedule now available

Spring has sprung, and you know what that means! It's time for every plant in the northern hemisphere to release a choking cloud of pollen designed to reduce the human race to a sniffy, sneezy mess! And also, there's a new set of Third Thursday Web Forum speakers to look forward to. Tune in on the [...]

By |March 11th, 2019|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on *UPDATED* Spring Third Thursday Web Forum schedule now available