14 Feb '17, 3pm

Collaborative conservation: The story behind the nation’s newest wildlife refuge -

Collaborative conservation: The story behind the nation’s newest wildlife refuge -

How a small preserve north of New York City kickstarted a multi-state conservation effort. By Stuart F. Gruskin, Chief Conservation and External Affairs Officer at The Nature Conservancy in New York When I was a kid growing up in the suburbs of New York City, it was common to see New England cottontail rabbits hopping around. Over time, due to habitat loss the species – our region’s only native rabbit – has sharply declined, becoming close to being endangered. This caught the attention of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and just last month, the country’s 556th national wildlife refuge, Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge, was unveiled . A couple of hours north of New York City, the new refuge is dedicated to conserving young forest and shrubland essential to many types of wildlife, including threatened species like the iconic New England cottontail. I’m proud that T...

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