Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy
SECAS brings together public and private organizations around a bold vision for the future of our region. We're connecting the lands and waters of the Southeast and Caribbean to support healthy ecosystems, thriving fish and wildlife populations, and vibrant communities. With a data-driven spatial plan and an ambitious regional goal, SECAS helps accelerate conservation action in the places where it will make the biggest impact.
From the blog
The winter Third Thursday Web Forum flyer is now available! The January web forum next week will feature a project exploring the overlap between the Blueprint and predicted suitable habitat for many imperiled species. The February web forum will focus on work by the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee in Oklahoma and their partners to sustain rivercane, a culturally and ecologically important species of cane indigenous to North America.
These webinars and other SECAS events are available on the SECAS event calendar.
The Third Thursday Web Forum is held on the third Thursday of each month at 10 am Eastern time. We hope you’ll join us. »Click here for an interactive pdf of the flyer, with functioning links.Read more...
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Coral Reef Conservation Fund has released its 2023 Request for Proposals! This grant program is intended to improve the health of coral reef systems. According to the RFP, “grants will be awarded to reduce land-based sources of pollution, advance coral reef fisheries management, increase capacity for reef-scale restoration and to support management in their efforts to increase the natural recovery and resiliency of coral reef systems.”Read more...
In my blog last month, I highlighted the new features of the Southeast Conservation Blueprint Explorer viewer that were already available, and previewed a few more that were coming soon. The Explorer is a simple online viewer that’s intended to make the Blueprint easy for anyone to access without high-tech software or GIS expertise. One of those new functions is now available: pixel mode! One of the most frequent questions we here from users is, “why is this place right here purple?” Pixel mode can help answer that question.Read more...
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