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RCW Recovery Working Group

The purpose of the RCW Working Group is to develop a series of strategies to address overall recovery goal in the NC Sandhills including connectivity between sub-populations. Objectives include:

  • Evaluate applicability of new species recovery plan to NC Sandhills population
  • Define measure of success for recovery for this population
  • Run demographic analysis of population constrained by existing and/or potential habitat variables to identify priority areas
  • Evaluate importance of protecting existing habitat and restoring habitat within GAP area.
  • Develop protocols for intra-population translocation
  • Develop regional sampling protocol to monitor annual population status