Conservation guides - These online guides provide comprehensive information and scientific expertise on rare species and natural ecosystems to resource managers and other conservation partners. The conservation guides are designed to help land managers, decision-makers, planners, scientists, consultants, and the interested public better understand the rare species and natural communities that characterize New York.
An Annotated Bibliography of Identification and Natural History of New York Native Plants (PDF, 666 KB) - An annotated bibliography of guides and manuals for New York native plant identification and natural history information.
New York Natural Heritage Program Rare Plant Reintroduction Policy (PDF, 7.4 KB) - Program policy on reintroducing rare plants into the wild.
Plant Rarity Under Federal and State Laws and Regulations (PDF, 649 KB) - History of rare plant law in New York.
Oct. 14, 2020 | Updated Feb. 12, 2021, 12:59 p.m.