The Natural Heritage Program recommends a number of resources to support conservation planning in North Carolina. These include reports written by Natural Heritage Prgram staff, as well as reference materials written by other experts.
Natural Heritage Program publications are provided in a searchable database. These include regional and county Inventories, rare plant and animal lists, and "Classification of the Natural Communities in North Carolina (Fourth Approximation)".
A listing of Recommended Field Biology References for North Carolina is also provided.
A document which describes the fields and values in our data can be viewed here.