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Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Symposium

September 19-21, 2022

Join the Southeast CASC in Gulf Shores, Alabama for the 2022 Southeast Climate Adaptation 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

The symposium will begin at 8:00 am on Monday, Sept. 19, with a combination of plenary and breakout sessions concluding at 6 pm on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Small group meetings will be held the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 21, with an optional field trip in the afternoon.

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 session will be held on Monday, September 19, 4:30-6:00 pm.

We are no longer accepting abstract submissions. Participants will be notified by August 8 of acceptance into the session.


Questions or Comments?

Questions can be directed to Cari Furiness,

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