Southeast Climate Consortium

Developing partnerships and solutions for managing climate risks to agriculture and natural resources

News & Updates


SECC Fall Meeting

Date(s) – 10/19/15 – 10/20/15
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The SECC will convene for a day and a half this October to discuss and learn about regional climate issues across agricultural, coastal, and social sectors. 
When: October 19th, noon-5pm; October 20th, 8am – 5pm, dinner at 6 pm
Where: The Graduate Hotel; 295 E Dougherty Street – Athens, GA Athens, GA
Who: You, your students, and your colleagues!
Why: To continue working toward shared goals in developing climate-related tools and answering climate-related research questions to better serve stakeholders in the Southeast region.
Register here : Meeting Registration
How to book your stay at The Graduate Hotel:
  • Book by phone: the Head Reservationist, Calla Davis, may be reached at: 706.433.1928 during daytime hours. The 24 hour main desk number is: 706.549.7020
  • Book online at this link.  
We hope you’ll plan to stay on Tuesday evening for a meal and social hour at a local downtown Athens restaurant!
We encourage you to bring your students as well as a poster! Our poster session on Monday evening will be lively…more instructions to follow. If you plan to bring a poster, make sure you indicate this on your registration (link above), or email Shelby Krantz if you’d like to participate.
Any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Shelby! We’re looking forward to seeing you for a productive and enjoyable time together in Athens.
RISA Annual Report

If you want to know exactly what we’ve been up to this past year, you can check out the SECC RISA Annual Report 2015.

Highlights include:

  • Strategic partnerships in regions sensitive to extreme weather events
  • New research findings on carbon neutral farming
  • Irrigation recommendations for Southeastern states
  • Great details about our climate-related outreach programs
  • And more!!!