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The following schedule is from the 72nd Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies which was held October 21-24, 2018 in Mobile, Alabama. 
Monday, October 22 • 4:00pm - 4:20pm
SYMPOSIUM-01: Example of Cooperative Conservation on Private, Working Forests: Pilot Project for Gopher Tortoise in Alabama

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AUTHORS: Chris Erwin, American Forest Foundation

ABSTRACT: The Alabama Tortoise Alliance, a collaboration of government, academic, NGOs, business interests and private landowners led by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries is creating an adaptive action plan for future tortoise conservation efforts in Alabama. Two out of every three acres of private land in the US South is owned by families or individuals that can play an important role in recovery efforts. But with family owned lands, comes diverse goals, stand conditions and commitments to management. As such, in any conservation effort such as this, there is a need for a comprehensive engagement to activity plan that will raise awareness, prioritize prospects, provide service, and sustain the relationship beyond the initiative. This presentation will demonstrate one example currently underway in South Alabama.

Monday October 22, 2018 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Grand Bay I

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