Resources

Are you a landowner who wants to make young forest on your property? A land manager who’d like to learn more about this important habitat? A natural resources professional looking for more-technical information? If you are interested in adapting one of these resources for your own state or organization, please contact the author of the resource directly.

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Bylaws for promoting recovery, restoration, and conservation of the New England cottontail.

MOU between Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.

Tools and process to inform and support agencies, decision-makers, and conservation organizations in multistate effort to conserve the New England cottontail.

Members of Executive and Technical Committees working to conserve the New England cottontail.

List of working groups and individuals working to conserve the New England cottontail.

Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances for the New England cottontail in southern New Hampshire.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service document describing status of New England cottontail and agencies and programs conserving the species.

Protocol for estimating the density of vegetation in habitat patches.

Protocol for managing New England cottontail populations. (Under development; will be posted in future.)

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

Guidance to natural resources professionals on how to communicate about New England cottontail conservation to different audiences.

Comprehensive plan (updated 2017) for conserving the New England cottontail (Sylvilagus transitionalis).

Comprehensive plan (2012) for conserving the New England cottontail (Sylvilagus transitionalis).

2014 annual performance report, developed by the Wildlife Management Institute, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the New England Cottontail Technical Committee (2.1 MB download).

2015 annual performance report, developed by the Wildlife Management Institute, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the New England Cottontail Technical Committee (341 KB download).

2016 annual performance report, developed by the Wildlife Management Institute, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the New England Cottontail Technical Committee (477 KB download).