Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability (SERPPAS)

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What is SERPPAS?

The Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability (SERPPAS) is a unique six-state partnership comprised of state and federal agencies that promotes collaboration in making resource-use decisions supporting national defense, conservation of natural resources, and sustainable working lands and communities in the Southeast US. SERPPAS serves as a forum to build effective working relationships between diverse partners, identify overlapping interests and implement mutually beneficial actions that support the mission of all the partners. Through a strategic planning process, SERPPAS has identified specific focus areas and strategic objectives that will protect the military mission, while at the same time promote conservation of key habitats and species, sustain rural economies and industries, and create better coordination across agency, state and governance boundaries. 

America's Longleaf Restoration Initiative 2018 Range-wide Accomplishment Report!

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We are excited to share with you the recently released America's Longleaf Restoration Initiative (ALRI) 2018 Range-wide Accomplish Report! This report celebrates the achievements associated with ALRI over the past decade based on data and success stories compiled from partners across the longleaf range from southern Virginia to eastern Texas. Since 2010, there have been over 1.2 million acres of longleaf planted, over 10 million acres of prescribed burns and over 200,000 acres of land protected. SERPPAS has been a supporter of the America's Longleaf Restoration Initiative since its inception, and will continue to support it through our focus on prescribed fire and threatened, endangered and at-risk species. Please take the time to review and share this great report which demonstrates the effectiveness of Shared Stewardship through collaboration, leveraging of resources and jointly setting management priorities between public and private partners.