Watershed Planning Training Materials Now Available

Materials are now available for Governors’ South Atlantic Alliance Workshop – Watershed Planning: Strategies and Tools To Protect and Restore Coastal Water Quality scheduled for April 27 and April 28 in Wrightsville Beach, NC. Access materials here Questions can be directed to Lauren Kolodij at the North Carolina Coastal Federation: laurenk@nccoast.org or (252) 393-8185 We look...
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Message from GSAA Leadership

The Governors’ South Atlantic Alliance was created in 2009 to further the collaboration of the four member states (North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida) and their partners on shared ocean and coastal challenges and opportunities while promoting environmental sustainability, disaster preparedness, and strong economies.  The Alliance members are proud of the work this collaboration...
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South Atlantic Living Shorelines Summit

THANK YOU for participating in the success of the South Atlantic’s first regional summit on living shorelines, hosted by the GSAA with support from EPA Region IV and The Nature Conservancy.  The Summit presentations are now available on the event page, and the Summit Report will be available in...
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Marine Spatial Planning Simulation Exercise

The GSAA and the World Ocean Council (WOC) hosted a marine spatial planning (MSP) simulation exercise designed to identify best management practices for MSP in the South Atlantic, especially in a post-disaster business recovery situation. The exercise explored opportunities to streamline responses and permitting processes, identify data and information needs, and facilitate communication...
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Stakeholder Workgroups Release Recommendations

Two Ad-Hoc Workgroups of diverse South Atlantic stakeholders have released their recommendations on strategies to address significant regional issues related to resilience.  The Business Post-Disaster Recovery Planning workgroup examined the challenge of vulnerable South Atlantic coastal economies and opportunities to enhance business preparedness through improved planning for long-term...
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