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White-nose syndrome is a disease affecting hibernating bats, named for the white fungus that...

The Regional Conservation Needs (RCN) Grants Program funded project, Developing a...

The Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) is identified as a species of 'Severe...

Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center presented...

The Northeast Regional Conservation Needs (RCN) Grants program is currently...

RCN in Action

Road mitigation

RCN PHASE 2; PROJECT 1 TURTLES; JOB 3 ROAD MITIGATION

This initiative will improve our overall approach to identifying turtle road mortality concentrations, designing effective mitigation strategies, and assessing mitigation efforts. Road mortality associated with habitat fragmentation is a major threat to the persistence of freshwater turtle and Diamondback Terrapin populations. Preventive measures for road mortality include warning signs for motorists, turtle-...

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...