Tag: New England Cottontail

January 22, 2021

Clearing forests for imperiled rabbits may instead help invasives

Measures taken to improve habitats for New England cottontails in New York state may actually favor their invasive cousins, the eastern cottontail. Clearcutting trees and conducting prescribed fires may be...

September 14, 2015

FWS Determines Listing New England Cottontail Not Warranted

A 12-month finding by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) determined that listing the New England cottontail (Sylvilagus transitionalis) under the Endangered Species Act is not warranted. Secretary of...