This event is intended for:
- Researchers and managers working in the southeastern U.S., including the U.S. Caribbean, on climate impacts and adaptation for fish, wildlife, habitat, cultural resources.
- Decision makers and practitioners from state fish and wildlife agencies, federal organizations, Tribal Nations and Tribal organizations, NGOs.
Session topics will include:
- Climate exposure, impacts, and adaptation in the Southeast
- Terrestrial habitat and species impacts in forest and grassland landscapes
- Prescribed fire, wildfire, and land management
- Adaptation evaluation
- Bio-cultural community resources and adaptation
- Coastal resilience: Perspectives from the social sciences
- Ecosystem services
- Ecological role of winter temperature extremes in the Southeast
- Impacts to coastal & estuarine species’ habitats