Rare species

Hawksnest is a refuge for a number of rare plants and animals.  It has been designated as Priority Habitat 330 by the Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program.

Massachusetts recognizes three different levels: Endangered, Threatened, and Special Concern.

Rare species so far identified at Hawksnest
Rare species likely to occur at Hawksnest (known to occur in Harwich) with status and year last seen
Rare species in the town of Chatham