Endangered Species Program
Conserving the Nature of America

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The North Carolina Wildlife Action Plan (WAP) outlines goals and strategies for conserving the state's native wildlife and natural habitats. It also identifies wildlife species which are of priority concern for conservation action such as the red-cockaded woodpecker (RCW), a small bird listed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) as an endangered species. NCWRC works with the USFWS and other partners to conserve habitat for RCWs. Other priority species identified in the WAP benefit from these conservation efforts as well. A new video explains how conservation efforts by private landowners in partnership with NCWRC and USFWS are benefiting priority species in North Carolina. You can read more about priority species in the WAP by visiting the website http://www.ncwildlife.org/plan.aspx. To help continue these and other efforts: http://www.ncwildlife.org/GiveDonate.aspx

Last updated: June 18, 2012