Conservation Science
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Strategic Habitat Conservation

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

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Science to weather the storm
How will severe storms and sea level rise predicted with a changing climate impact streams, beaches and tidal marshes in the Northeast? The North Atlantic LCC is helping partner organizations understand and prepare for future threats to vulnerable systems through three projects supported by federal funding for Hurricane Sandy recovery.

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Restoring streams in Maryland with a low cost and low impact solution
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is helping to lead a collaborative effort to protect and restore wildlife and natural resources the South River Greenway -- one of the last remaining intact forest tracts and stream valley wetlands in Anne Arundel County, MD., located between Baltimore and Washington D.C.

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Partners connect to conserve the Connecticut
Armed with maps and models that analyze current and future needs of regional species and ecosystems, federal, state and NGO partners are working together to create a conservation blueprint for the Connecticut River watershed. This pilot landscape conservation design effort uses a strategic habitat conservation approach to set population objectives for 14 identified surrogate species representing the habitat needs of many other species within the watershed.

Click here for an update on progress and key next steps.

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Last updated: February 13, 2015