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The Northeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (NEAFWA) is pleased to announce a...

In completion of the 2010 Regional Conservation Need project, The Nature Conservancy has just...

State fisheries and wildlife agencies need a consistent definition, description, and accurate...

Evidence is growing that climate change is impacting species and ecosystems in the Northeast...

RCN in Action

Project Description: Brook floaters have declined rapidly throughout their range due to habitat loss, stream fragmentation, loss of riparian vegetation buffers, upstream land degradation, pollution, altered flow regimes, extreme spring floods, and summer droughts. While the northeast holds the largest brook floater populations range wide, our long-term research shows populations once large and robust have either declined by 50 to 95% or are gone completely. We are apprehensive that most...

RCN Program

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The purpose of the Northeast RCN Grant Program is to address critical landscape-scale wildlife conservation needs by combining the resources of numerous wildlife management agencies, leveraging funds, and prioritizing conservation actions identified in State Wildlife Action Plans.

Over the last 50 years, the Northeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (NEAFWA) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have created the largest multi-jurisdictional collaborative in the United States to effectively advance...