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2022 SE CASC Science Symposium

Sharing Science to Support Climate Adaptation

September 19-21, 2022

Join us in Gulf Shores, Alabama for the 2022 Southeast CASC Regional Science Symposium

Event Information

Goals of the symposium:

  • Support climate adaptation efforts by sharing science resources and tools and providing natural and cultural resource managers and regional experts with an opportunity to share lessons learned and best practices.
  • Discuss and identify gaps and needs for actionable science production and delivery that meets the requirements of managers for on-the-ground application.
  • Provide a venue for researchers, managers, and other resource people to share information about current activities, plans, and opportunities for collaboration.

This event is intended for:

  • Resource managers and researchers working in the southeastern U.S., including the U.S. Caribbean, on climate impacts and adaptation for fish, wildlife, habitat, and cultural resources.
  • Decision makers and practitioners from state fish and wildlife agencies, natural resource and land management entities, federal natural and cultural resource agencies, Tribal Nations and Tribal organizations, and NGOs.


All symposium meetings will be held in-person at The Lodge at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, AL.

Symposium Themes:

  • Changing Southeastern Landscapes
  • Impacts on Habitats, Animals, People
  • Adaptation Challenges & Successes

Register to Attend the Symposium

Poster and Tools Networking Session

Poster and Tools Networking Session is intended for students, researchers, managers, and partners to present posters depicting current research findings and partner resources, and to share management-relevant tools.


The Lodge at Gulf State Park - a Hilton Hotel

A block of rooms has been reserved for symposium attendees at the Lodge at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, AL. Nightly rate is $111, which is the federal per diem rate.

The Lodge is a beachfront LEED Gold certified hotel located within the beautiful 6,150-acre Gulf State Park. This family-friendly environment is accessible to over 27 miles of nearby hiking trails, a freshwater fishing lake, and an Educational Center exhibits information about dune ecosystems and environmentally friendly architecture. A range of dining options are available within the hotel and nearby attractions offer additional dining and entertainment alternatives.

Hotel information:
21196 East Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, Alabama 36542

Pensacola International Airport

The Pensacola International Airport is recommended as most convenient to The Lodge hotel.

Reduce the carbon footprint of this meeting and skip the rental car!
Scheduled shuttle service from and to the airport is being organized for Symposium participants by Coastal Express Shuttle. Use the linked form to provide details of your flight schedule in order to schedule group transportation.

Airport Information:
2430 Airport Blvd. Suite 225
Pensacola, FL 32504

Questions or Comments?

Questions can be directed to Cari Furiness,

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