New York Field Office
Northeast Region

Recovery Plans

Available Recovery Plans (Acrobat pdf format) for Federally Listed Species within New York State:

(Please be aware that some files (with sizes noted) are very large in size and may take some time to view or download)

Species with older plans are not currently available on this page.

Animals Plants
Atlantic Green Turtle
American hart's-tongue fern (pdf, 7.8MB)
Atlantic Hawksbill Turtle Houghton's goldenrod (pdf, 7 MB)
Atlantic Leatherback Turtle Leedy's roseroot (pdf, 2.8 MB)
Atlantic Loggerhead Turtle Northeastern bulrush (pdf, 9.1 MB)
Bald eagle Northern wild monkshood (pdf, 7.5 MB)
Bog turtle (pdf, 7.9 MB) Seabeach amaranth
Chittenango Ovate Amber Snail (pdf, 5.7 kb) Small whorled pogonia
Clubshell (pdf, 5.7 kb) Sandplain gerardia
Dwarf Wedge Mussel (pdf, 2.9 MB)  
Indiana bat (NEW 2007 Draft) (pdf, 1.4 MB)  
Indiana bat (1999 draft) (pdf, 1 MB)  
Karner blue butterfly (pdf, 2.4 MB)  
Kemp's Ridley Turtle  
Piping plover- Atlantic Coast Population  
Piping plover Great Lakes Population (pdf, 1.3 MB)
Shortnose sturgeon  

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Last updated: September 29, 2016
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