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Southeast Blueprint 2020 now officially complete

The Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) annual conference was last week, and that means an updated version of the Southeast Conservation Blueprint. Significant improvements over the last version include: Major improvements to the inland area covered by the South Atlantic Blueprint including finer resolution and a more connected network of priorities.Improvements to [...]

By |November 3rd, 2020|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on Southeast Blueprint 2020 now officially complete

Third Thursday Web Forum: New products from SECAS for Fall 2020

“New products from SECAS for Fall 2020” with Rua Mordecai, Coordinator, Southeast and South Atlantic Conservation Blueprints Rua will provide an overview of the latest products of the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) being released this fall for the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) annual meeting. These include a prototype Southeast Conservation [...]

By |October 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Updates from the SECAS Coordinator

Shared from Mallory's post on the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) blog Back in July, I reported on new membership for the SECAS Steering Committee, and since change is the constant in life, the Steering Committee is adjusting once again. I’m pleased to announce Robert Boyles, Director of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources [...]

By |October 5th, 2020|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on Updates from the SECAS Coordinator

Third Thursday Web Forum: How decision-makers view the evolution of wildlife conservation challenges in the Southeast

“How decision-makers view the evolution of wildlife conservation challenges in the Southeast United States” with Kathryn Jewell, Graduate Research Assistant in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology at North Carolina State University Effective wildlife management requires understanding conservation challenges, and strategic responses to them. Outlining these challenges is the first step in natural resource decision making. [...]

By |February 20th, 2020|0 Comments
  • Mallory reviews the draft of Southeast Blueprint 4.0 with Gordon Myers (Executive Director of the NC Wildlife Resources Commission) and Ed Carter (Executive Director - TN Wildlife Resources Agency)

SECAS at the Southeastern Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA)

Gordon Myers (Executive Director of the NC Wildlife Resources Commission) and Ed Carter (Executive Director of the TN Wildlife Resources Agency) review the draft of Southeast Blueprint 4.0. The Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) was featured prominently at the recent SEAFWA conference in Hilton Head, SC. Most notably, a half-day symposium attended by [...]

By |November 7th, 2019|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on SECAS at the Southeastern Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA)

Priorities for conservation in Southeastern states: Newly created list of “Regional Species of Greatest Conservation Need”

Shared from this guest blog on the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy website by John Kanter and Bruce Stein, National Wildlife Federation   To provide greater clarity and focus for regional conservation and multi-state collaborations, a new “Regional Species of Greatest Conservation Need” list is now available for use in the Southeast and in support of [...]

By |October 8th, 2019|Featured, Member Blog|Comments Off on Priorities for conservation in Southeastern states: Newly created list of “Regional Species of Greatest Conservation Need”

Don’t miss the SECAS goal symposium at SEAFWA!

The fall SEAFWA annual conference is right around the corner: October 27-30th in Hilton Head, SC. The Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) will be featured in multiple ways throughout the meeting. If you're planning to attend, you won't want to miss the special symposium on the SECAS goal called "The SECAS 10% Goal: How Do [...]

By |August 8th, 2019|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on Don’t miss the SECAS goal symposium at SEAFWA!

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

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

SECAS at the Southeastern Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) annual meeting

SECAS exhibit booth at SEAFWA. The Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) was highlighted in several ways at the recent SEAFWA conference in Mobile, AL. Our exhibit table provided an excellent platform to show off some of the recent SECAS accomplishments, including: Update of the Southeast Conservation Blueprint to Draft Version 3.0 Discussion of [...]

By |November 9th, 2018|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on SECAS at the Southeastern Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) annual meeting