Mission: Nrcc conserves species and ecosystems by providing reliable ecological and social science data and working to create open, fair, and comprehensive decision-making.
Programs: Ecological research: conduct basic and applied research, resulting in scientific publications and reports including studies of threatened and endangered species and their management needs.
policy research and analysis: conduct research, publish and distribute results of our analysis of conservation, wildlife, and natural resource issues to provide constructive public decision-making alternatives to better conserve species.
civic engagement: serve as a networking center for citizens, professionals, and practitioners on natural resource issues. Build functional working relationships between diverse interests, bridging science and practice to achieve practical conservation outcomes.