Priorities and opportunities for enhancing collaborative wildlife conservation in the Southeast United States

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Regional collaborations have the potential to maximize benefits to conservation, particularly in the Southeast US, a region especially vulnerable to climate change impacts and urban sprawl. Using an online Qualtrics survey between September 2022 and March 2023, we gathered information from wildlife practitioners at the field biologist and administration levels from across the Southeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies' (SEAFWA) region (n = 408). We will cover our findings and discuss ways that they can help decision makers identify key areas for investment in regional collaborative frameworks to enhance conservation at a greater scale.