Species of Greatest Conservation Need

map of Mid-Atlantic region

Learn about species in need of conservation in the Mid-Atlantic region, including Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.  Over 1,900 amphibians, birds, fishes, mammals, reptiles, invertebrates, and plants have been identified by State wildlife agencies as species of Greatest Conservation Need (GCN).

The Mid-Atlantic Species of Greatest Conservation Need interactive application provides resources from multiple authoritative sources including NatureServe and ITIS.

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