Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: South Carolina
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

South Carolina Project

An Atlas and Registry for Seabird Colonies and Associated Habitats in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

January 2021 - December 2023


Participating Agencies

  • US Fish and Wildlife Service

Along with key stakeholders from federal agencies, state agencies, and NGOs in the northern Gulf of Mexico, the SC Cooperative Research Unit is developing an Atlas and Register of Seabird Colony Sites for the region. The PIs met with stakeholders in summer 2022 to begin the process of obtaining colony data and focusing the atlas effort.