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Supporting programs, tools, research and projects that integrate and apply the best available science and practices for conserving the nature of the Northeast.

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The Science Seminar Series provides FWS employees and partners with learning opportunities to keep pace with the changing nature of conservation science.

Conservation Science News and Updates is part of our agency's ongoing commitment to integrating and applying the best available science tools, information and practices toward common species and habitat goals at landscape scales.

Strategic Habitat Conservation is our approach for working with partners and the public to conserve large, connected natural systems – and the benefits they provide to people – at scales large enough to support self-sustaining fish, wildlife and plant populations.

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In the News

Nanotag tower. Credit: Pam Denmon
Caleb Spiegel using a spotting scope to identify and
count shorebirds from a distance.
Credit: Craig Watson

 

Plovers in paradise
March 10, 2016 - This winter, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Migratory Birds Division participated in the first ever comprehensive piping plover and shorebird census on the Turks and Caicos Islands, an island group located in the northern Caribbean just east of the Bahamas and Cuba. These efforts paid off, as scientists found more than 3,200 shorebirds of 17 species, including 96 piping plovers. Although 96 birds may not seem like very much, it is actually a significant number. Here’s why.

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Cover of Status and Trends of Wetlands in the Long Island Sounds Area: 130 Year Assessment

 

Status and Trends of Wetlands in the Long Island Sound Area: 130 Year Assessment
January 20, 2016 - This report provides the first 130 year assessment of tidal wetland change for the entire Long Island Sound area. The results indicate an overall 31 percent loss of tidal wetlands with a 27 percent loss in Connecticut and 48 percent loss in New York.

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Conserving imperiled aquatic species in the Upper Tennessee River Basin
EC3 brought together 50 teachers and school decision
makers from across the nation to receive training on
campus sustainability and wildlife conservation issues.

Credit: NCTC

 

Appalachian LCC part of Premiere Climate Education and Literacy Training Program
August 20, 2015 - The inaugural Educator Climate and Conservation Colloquium (or EC3) brought together 50 teachers and school decision makers from across the nation to receive training on campus sustainability and wildlife conservation issues to better serve schools and communities.

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Last updated: March 10, 2016