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

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

In support of State Fish and Wildlife Agencies identifying regional priorities through access to 14 Northeast (NE) State Wildlife Action Plan (SWAP) data

The objectives of this project were to:  

  • To compile key information from the 14 NE SWAPs in a streamlined database and provide state agencies (and their partners) with easy access to this information through simple queries and reports. 
  • To allow identification of region-wide patterns and priorities based on a...

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...