The FY 2012 federal budget mandated the termination of the National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII). The main Web site,, will be taken offline on January 15, 2012, along with all of its associated node sites.

USGS staff now are working with partners to identify ways that—to the extent possible—will help to fill the gap in data access that will be created when the NBII goes offline.

Read the announcement in USGA @ccess

 -Eric Schnell