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AFS  

American Fisheries Society priority species

BCI 

Bat Conservation International species of concern, with USFWS

BCC-NE 

Birds of Conservation Concern, 2002, USFWS, for Region 5

BCC-BCR

Birds of Conservation Concern, 2002, USFWS, for BCR #28, 29, or 30

BCR 

Bird Conservation Regions developed by the North American Bird Conservation Initiative (NABCI) coalition

CITES 

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna

DAF

Depleted Anadromous Fish of concern to the Fisheries Service, DNR

DMI

Depleted Marine Invertebrates of concern to the Fisheries Service, DNR

IUCN

Red List of Threatened Species, World Conservation Union

LISTED

Listed as Endangered or Threatened by USFWS or listed as Endangered, Threatened, In Need of Conservation, or Endangered Extirpated by DNR

MANEM

Mid-Atlantic/New England/Maritimes Regional Working Group; MANEM list or draft focal species for the Mid-Atlantic

MBSS

Species of concern to the Maryland Biological Stream Survey, DNR

MNBMCN

Migratory Nongame Birds of Management Concern in the Northeast, 1995, USFWS Region 5

NABCI

North American Bird Conservation Initiative: A coalition of government agencies, private organizations and industries, and academic institutions; begun in 1999.

NALCP-1

North American Landbird Conservation Plan, Eastern Avifaunal Biome Action Category: Immediate Action, Management, or Responsibility, 2004, Partners in Flight

NALCP-2 

North American Landbird Conservation Plan, Eastern Avifaunal Biome: Watchlist or Stewardship, 2004, Partners in Flight

NASWG 

North Atlantic Shorebird Working Group; includes US Shorebird Conservation Plan, NABCI

NAWCP

North American Waterbird Conservation Plan conservation status, 2002, NABCI

NAWMP

North American Waterfowl Management Plan, 2003 update, breeding or nonbreeding, USFWS, for BCR #28, 29, or 30

NE_Reg

Wildlife of Regional Conservation Concern in the Northeast, 1999, NE Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies

SAS 

Sensitive Aquatic Species of concern to the Maryland Biological Stream Survey, DNR

USFWS U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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