Funding from the NYSDEC Hudson River Estuary Program made the initial development of these guides possible. Development of the new Conservation Guides website was funded by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Fish and Wildlife.

Additional support has been provided by

Global data are provided by NatureServe and its Natural Heritage member programs, a leading source of information about rare and endangered species, and threatened ecosystems.

Web developer: Matthew F. Buff.

How To Contribute Data

To continue building a comprehensive, up-to-date database of information on the locations of rare species in New York State, we invite your contributions. If you have information on a rare species, please fill out our Online Rare Species Reporting Form. If you have information on ecological communities, please fill out a Natural Heritage Reporting Form (DOC, 54 KB, 2 pages).

Contact Information

New York Natural Heritage Program
625 Broadway, 5th Floor
Albany, NY 12233-4757
Phone: (518) 402-8935
Fax: (518) 402-8925

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