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Manual describing protocol for captive breeding and husbandry of New England cottontails.

Popular article explaining how forest management activities on lands of the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) contribute to wildlife conservation while mitigating the effects of climate change.

Sign by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, to be used on-site for habitat projects on state lands as part of the New York Young Forest Initiative (483 KB).

Communications strategy aimed at encouraging private landowners in an eastern West Virginia watershed to seek technical and financial assistance to undertake young forest habitat projects benefiting golden-winged warbler, cerulean warbler, and associated wildlife. Has application to other...

Design for folder to hold young forest communications materials.

28-page booklet by Paul Catanzaro, Anthony D'Amato, and other contributors, published in 2019 by the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (5.4 MB download).

Two-sided sheet explaining how managing forests in Connecticut helps wildlife and the environment, while promoting climate change mitigation, the economy, and recreational opportunities (3 MB download).

Working Lands for Wildlife 2017-2021 Conservation Strategy for Golden-Winged Warbler Recovery, by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (13.3 MB).

2020 annual report on progress in conserving the New England cottontail.

GIS spatial data (.shp files) of New England Cottontail Focus Areas (1.6 MB compressed zip folder)

Template to use in printing news and information about New England cottontail conservation.

Template to use in printing news and information about New England cottontail conservation.

Template to use in printing news and information about New England cottontail conservation.

Outreach plan to help partners implement the conservation strategy for the New England cottontail (46 pages).

Funding strategy for American woodcock conservation developed by the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies’ Migratory Shore and Upland Game Bird Support Task Force (2.3 MB download).

Brochure (2021) on managing habitat for wildlife while promoting forest health and the sequestering and storing of carbon by forest trees (7.9 MB download).

Fact sheet on RHDV2 viral disease of rabbits.

Information sheet providing detailed information on Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus 2

A full-color 60-page (6.5 MB) publication presenting the scope of the Young Forest Project and conservationists' achievements in creating this important wildlife habitat.

24-page brochure listing some of the wildlife that may be seen in a forest as it grows back following a management action, such as a timber harvest (11.4 MB download).

Bookmark explaining young forest habitat concepts to a general audience.

Presentation folder to hold printed materials; can be given to landowners, foresters, town and county conservation officials, land trusts, fish and game clubs, others (3.4 MB download).