The Northern Rockies Conservation Cooperative is a public, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to the conservation of species, ecosystems, and human communities. NRCC was created to illuminate changes in our natural surroundings and communities, and to encourage new strategies and partnerships for conservation that clarify and secure common interest outcomes.
Since 1987, NRCC has merged expertise from the ecological sciences with an open and honest engagement with people. This intersection between ecological science and social context is where NRCC makes its greatest contributions.
NRCC conserves species & ecosystems by:
- generating reliable ecological information
- bridging science & policy for durable solutions
- building trust & facilitating dialogue among diverse interests
- creating learning networks for conservation practitioners
- developing leadership & analytical skills
- fostering creative & interdisciplinary approaches to problem solving
People and Carnivores A project started by research associates Seth Wilson and Steve Primm to help rural families and communities prosper by preventing wildlife conflicts
Wolverine Conservation Blog Words by NRCC research associate Rebecca Watters
Greater Yellowstone Conservation Directory Listing of all conservation organizations working in the region
Making Science Relevant to Planning: Mule Deer in Jackson Hole (.pdf). Download NRCC's 2009 publication on incorporating scientific information into the planning process
Yale Large Carnivore Group Many of NRCC's affiliates are also active members of this research group