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  • Two Southeast Region employees nominated for national science awards

    February 28, 2018 | 3 minute readEvery year, the Service honors science leadership through three national awards. This year, the Southeast Region has two nominees for those awards, Bill Uihlein and Yvonne Allen. Both have demonstrated visionary leadership and innovation in helping the Service use science to address complex problems. Allen, an ecologist from the Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks Landscape Conservation Cooperative, has been nominated for the Rachel Carson Award. This award recognizes scientific excellence through the rigorous application of science to a conservation problem. Learn more...

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  • A dozen large birds on the edge of a mangrove island.

    How to manage 45 important coastal species in the face of environmental changes

    October 3, 2017 | 3 minute readSalt marshes, mangrove forests, and barrier beaches are home to a diversity of wildlife species, and when these coastal ecosystems are intact and functional, they benefit communities as well as wildlife. Read the full story...

    Brown pelican chicks on mangrove island. Photo by Tom MacKenzie, USFWS.

  • Hundreds of brown pelicans cover a vegetated beach.

    Strategic conservation assessment will help guide gulf conservation

    April 11, 2017 | 3 minute readRemember the story of the blind men and the elephant? A group of blind men each feel a different part of an elephant so they end up having widely different interpretations of what the whole elephant looks like. A similar situation exists with land conservation in the Gulf of Mexico region. Although there are a large number of land conservation plans already in existence across the Gulf, many are limited either geographically or organizationally. Read the full story...

    Brown pelicans sitting on nests at Breton Island National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Greg Thompson, USFWS.

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