Featured Species

Below is a list of federally threatened or endangered species which occur in our office's core work area of the mountain and upper Piedmont regions of North Carolina, or for which our staff have special expertise and experience. In many cases, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service collaborates on species conservation and recovery.

Species for which the Asheville Ecological Services Field Office has the lead responsibility for planning and coordinating recovery efforts:

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Other federally threatened or endangered species occurring in western North Carolina include:

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