Value for woodland breeding birds based on woodland breeding bird abundances and habitat models.
Areas identified in the Minnesota Pheasant Action Plan to target habitat enhancement and protection in complexes at least 9 square miles in size where a goal of 40 percent permanent protection can be met within the timeframe of the plan. The complexes identify the best places for pheasant production and focused protection efforts on those areas to create permanent habitat complexes. Ranking of the complexes was based on current conditions. For instance, if a complex is at 38% permanent protection, it scores very high since with only a little effort 40% protection can be achieved, conversely. A place that was 20% scored low. The complexes identify the best places for pheasant production and focused protection efforts...
This dataset is made up of features aggregated from Ecoregional Assessments as well as other planning methodologies used across The Nature Conservancy to identify areas of biodiversity significance and prioritize conservation action. More information about ecoregional assesments and other conservation planning methodologies is available at The Nature Conservancy's Conservation Gateway, the Ecoregional Assessment Status Tool (EAST), and at http://maps.tnc.org. This dataset provides a vision for conservation success for ecological systems, natural communities and species representative of an ecoregion by showing the boundaries of areas that The Nature Conservancy has prioritized for conservation within the Mississippi...
This shapefile represents habitat suitability categories (High, Moderate, Low, and Non-Habitat) derived from a composite, continuous surface of sage-grouse habitat suitability index (HSI) values for Nevada and northeastern California during the winter season, and is a surrogate for habitat conditions during periods of cold and snow.
We designed a 12.2 km walking transect so that an observer would pass within 50m of all habitat in the estuary and also minimize fording large channels. This transect was drawn using the path tool in Google Earth on a satellite image of the survey area. The path was printed on top of paper maps and used by observers as a map in the field. Most often, the entire transect was walked by two observers, one starting in the far West, the other in the middle of the estuary. Observers were permitted to deviate from the map to get clear views of certain features like incised channels or to identify a particular bird. The transect spacing worked for most birds, but was too sparse to accurately count Belding’s Savannah Sparrows....
Pallid sturgeon seasonal habitat selection in a large free-flowing river, the lower Mississippi River, 2009-2015-Data
The data was collected at two lower Mississippi River sites and consists of year round pallid sturgeon Scaphirhynchus albus capture attributes (including habitat type at capture location) from 116 telemetry-tagged fish and habitat area estimation for the sites.