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This report summarizes the results of a three-year investigation of terrestrial habitat connectivity priorities for the South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative (South Atlantic LCC). Our primary objective was to generate results that could be used to drive fineā€scaled conservation planning to enhance habitat connectivity across the South Atlantic LCC. The project focused on seven target species, including large mammals (black bear, red wolf, Florida panther/eastern cougar) and a group of terrestrial reptiles (eastern diamondback rattlesnake, timber rattlesnake, pine snake, and box turtle). We used two different modeling approaches to identify areas with either high predicted flow of a given species (Circuitscape)...
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These case study sites are detailed in the report accompanying this data layer. The case studies are intended to serve as examples of how some of the opportunities for diverse stakeholders to engage in the process of mitigating road impacts on wildlife that are described in the report might be applied on the ground, as well as other considerations that come into play in selecting sites for possible mitigation and designing mitigation solutions for those sites. Through these case studies, we illustrate potential opportunities for mitigation and partner engagement for each of the four alternative priority sets identified in this study.Wildlife carcasses recorded by Montana Department of Transportation, Idaho Department...
Categories: Data; Types: ArcGIS REST Map Service, ArcGIS Service Definition, Downloadable, Map Service, OGC WFS Layer, OGC WMS Layer, OGC WMS Service, Shapefile; Tags: AADT, AADT, Carnivores, Carnivores, Connectivity, All tags...
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The landscape permeability model represents the structural connectivity of sagebrush ecosystem habitat in the Green River Basin (including ~5-10 km boundary outside of the GRB. This model connects patches of habitat, across the landscape using resistances that represent the degree of human modification and slope (energetic costs), using the Multi-Scale Landscape Permeability model (Theobald et al. 2012; Theobald unpublished). We used two metrics: (a) patch importance and (b) betweeness centrality amongst patches. These metrics were summarized for each HUC12. This dataset represents the vulnerability of sagebrush ecosystem permeability to human modification summarized for each HUC12 watershed within the Green River...
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Defenders staff, contractors and Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative partners will build a portal on the Conservation Registry to visualize landscape scale plans and conservation projects that address the priorities of the program. The portal will integrate with GN LCCs existing project management tool, LC Map, to spatially display plans within the geographic area of the LCC, provide information about the plans, and link to planning documents. services and/or data imports will be programmed to facilitate efficient transfer of project data from LC Map and other agencies and organizations into the Registry. FY2012Objectives: Coordination with Heart of the Rockies (HotR) staff to identify focal area,...
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This map was created from the Greenways Core Layer of CLIP 4.0. This layer was created as part of the Florida Ecological Greenways Network GIS Database. The Florida Ecological Greenways Network (FEGN) identifies the opportunities to protect large, intact landscapes important for conserving Florida’s biodiversity and ecosystem services, and serves as a backbone for biodiversity and ecosystem protection efforts in Florida. An important goal of the FEGN is to protect a functionally connected network of public and private conservation lands from the tip of south Florida to the tip of the Florida panhandle while also potentially providing functional connectivity to conservation lands in Georgia and Alabama.
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Overview Land and resource managers in the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative (NPLCC) currently lack conservation planning tools that can directly feed into the planning, design, delivery, and monitoring of ecosystems across all levels of biodiversity from genes to ecosystems. The North Pacific Forest Landscape Corridor and Connectivity Project utilized a landscape connectivity simulator (UNICOR) and a genetic simulation program (CDPOP) to model the functional (dispersal and genetic) connectivity in the North Pacific Landscape. The outputs from these programs indicated areas with high potential for landscape and genetic isolation and low probability of dispersal and colonization. In addition, this...
We examined patterns of genetic variation and diversity of extant pygmy rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis) populations across the species’ current range in Nevada and California. Our aims were to determine population genetic structure and levels of diversity across the southern portion of the species’ range. We genotyped 13 microsatellite loci from 194 fecal samples collected across 14 localities. Our Bayesian cluster analyses found 2 genetically distinct groups: 1 in the Mono Basin of California and the other encompassing all remaining Nevada Great Basin populations. Considering only the Nevada Great Basin group, we found 4 minimally divergent groups that overlap spatially with many individuals maintaining composite...
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In May 2014, the GNLCC Steering Committee approved two pilot projects explore approaches to landscape-scale coordination to enhance science-based management across the GNLCC. The two ‘Shared Landscape Outcomes’ pilots were designed to assess and focus on specific pairs of a GNLCC Goal and a priority landscape stressor (as defined in the Strategic Conservation Framework) and focus the approach at the entire GNLCC scale. The two pilot projects focused on (1) the Connectivity goal and Land Use Change stressor (described here) and (2) the Aquatic Integrity goal and Invasives stressor and (see: http://greatnorthernlcc.org/PTS/prj_report.html?PRJ_ID=403 )Connectivity Pilot:Wildlife species are becoming increasingly isolated...
Categories: Data, Project; Types: Map Service, OGC WFS Layer, OGC WMS Layer, OGC WMS Service; Tags: Alberta, Aquatic Connectivity, British Columbia, Bull Trout, Cascadia, All tags...
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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG) commissioned the California Essential Habitat Connectivity Project because a functional network of connected wildlands is essential to the continued support of Californias diverse natural communities in the face of human development and climate change. The Essential Connectivity Map depicts large, relatively natural habitat blocks that support native biodiversity (Natural Landscape Blocks) and areas essential for ecological connectivity between them (Essential Connectivity Areas). This coarse-scale map was based primarily on the concept of ecological integrity, rather than the needs of particular species. Essential...
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NatureServe’s ecological integrity framework provides a practical approach to organize criteria and indicators for this purpose (Faber-Langendoen et al. 2006, Unnasch et al. 2008). This framework provides a scorecard for reporting on the ecological status of a given CE within a given location, and if needed, facilitates the aggregation and synthesis of the component results for broader measures of ecological integrity at broader scales The layer represents the scorecard of multiple indicator values of ecosytem/species integrity. Individual layers for ecosystems may have representitive values of change in extent, landscape condition, landscape connectivity, Fire Regime Departure, or invasive annual grass risk. Not...
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NatureServe’s ecological integrity framework provides a practical approach to organize criteria and indicators for this purpose (Faber-Langendoen et al. 2006, Unnasch et al. 2008). This framework provides a scorecard for reporting on the ecological status of a given CE within a given location, and if needed, facilitates the aggregation and synthesis of the component results for broader measures of ecological integrity at broader scales The layer represents the scorecard of multiple indicator values of ecosytem/species integrity. Individual layers for ecosystems may have representitive values of change in extent, landscape condition, landscape connectivity, Fire Regime Departure, or invasive annual grass risk. Not...
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NatureServe’s ecological integrity framework provides a practical approach to organize criteria and indicators for this purpose (Faber-Langendoen et al. 2006, Unnasch et al. 2008). This framework provides a scorecard for reporting on the ecological status of a given CE within a given location, and if needed, facilitates the aggregation and synthesis of the component results for broader measures of ecological integrity at broader scales The layer represents the scorecard of multiple indicator values of ecosytem/species integrity. Individual layers for ecosystems may have representitive values of change in extent, landscape condition, landscape connectivity, Fire Regime Departure, or invasive annual grass risk. Not...
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NatureServe’s ecological integrity framework provides a practical approach to organize criteria and indicators for this purpose (Faber-Langendoen et al. 2006, Unnasch et al. 2008). This framework provides a scorecard for reporting on the ecological status of a given CE within a given location, and if needed, facilitates the aggregation and synthesis of the component results for broader measures of ecological integrity at broader scales The layer represents the scorecard of multiple indicator values of ecosytem/species integrity. Individual layers for ecosystems may have representitive values of change in extent, landscape condition, landscape connectivity, Fire Regime Departure, or invasive annual grass risk. Not...
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In addition to current distribution of each reptile species, this map shows their current and near-term status within the ecoregion. Current, long-term, and summary bioclimate data is also include for several of these reptile species. The input datasets used in the distribution model are also included. These data are provided by Bureau of Land Management (BLM) "as is" and may contain errors or omissions. The User assumes the entire risk associated with its use of these data and bears all responsibility in determining whether these data are fit for the User's intended use. These data may not have the accuracy, resolution, completeness, timeliness, or other characteristics appropriate for applications that potential...
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NatureServe’s ecological integrity framework provides a practical approach to organize criteria and indicators for this purpose (Faber-Langendoen et al. 2006, Unnasch et al. 2008). This framework provides a scorecard for reporting on the ecological status of a given CE within a given location, and if needed, facilitates the aggregation and synthesis of the component results for broader measures of ecological integrity at broader scales The layer represents the scorecard of multiple indicator values of ecosytem/species integrity. Individual layers for ecosystems may have representitive values of change in extent, landscape condition, landscape connectivity, Fire Regime Departure, or invasive annual grass risk. Not...
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NatureServe’s ecological integrity framework provides a practical approach to organize criteria and indicators for this purpose (Faber-Langendoen et al. 2006, Unnasch et al. 2008). This framework provides a scorecard for reporting on the ecological status of a given CE within a given location, and if needed, facilitates the aggregation and synthesis of the component results for broader measures of ecological integrity at broader scales The layer represents the scorecard of multiple indicator values of ecosytem/species integrity. Individual layers for ecosystems may have representitive values of change in extent, landscape condition, landscape connectivity, Fire Regime Departure, or invasive annual grass risk. Not...
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NatureServe’s ecological integrity framework provides a practical approach to organize criteria and indicators for this purpose (Faber-Langendoen et al. 2006, Unnasch et al. 2008). This framework provides a scorecard for reporting on the ecological status of a given CE within a given location, and if needed, facilitates the aggregation and synthesis of the component results for broader measures of ecological integrity at broader scales The layer represents the scorecard of multiple indicator values of ecosytem/species integrity. Individual layers for ecosystems may have representitive values of change in extent, landscape condition, landscape connectivity, Fire Regime Departure, or invasive annual grass risk. Not...
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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG) commissioned the California Essential Habitat Connectivity Project because a functional network of connected wildlands is essential to the continued support of California's diverse natural communities in the face of human development and climate change. The Essential Connectivity Map depicts large, relatively natural habitat blocks that support native biodiversity (Natural Landscape Blocks) and areas essential for ecological connectivity between them (Essential Connectivity Areas). This coarse-scale map was based primarily on the concept of ecological integrity, rather than the needs of particular species. Essential...
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NatureServe’s ecological integrity framework provides a practical approach to organize criteria and indicators for this purpose (Faber-Langendoen et al. 2006, Unnasch et al. 2008). This framework provides a scorecard for reporting on the ecological status of a given CE within a given location, and if needed, facilitates the aggregation and synthesis of the component results for broader measures of ecological integrity at broader scales The layer represents the scorecard of multiple indicator values of ecosytem/species integrity. Individual layers for ecosystems may have representitive values of change in extent, landscape condition, landscape connectivity, Fire Regime Departure, or invasive annual grass risk. Not...


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Landscape Conservation Cooperative Case Study Sites for Prioritizing Mitigation of Road Impacts on Western Governors' Association Wildlife Corridors Conserving an Intact and Connected GNLCC Landscape North Pacific Forest Landscape Corridor and Connectivity Project: Assessing Landscape and Species Vulnerability - Final Report Connectivity Priority Resource Vulnerability of Sagebrush Ecosystem Permeability to Human Modification within the Green River Basin BLM REA SOD 2010 CA EssentialConnectivityAreas Poly BLM REA MBR 2010 Status Assessment Departure: Sonora-Mojave Semi-Desert Chaparral BLM REA MBR 2010 Scorecard of condition - Sonoran Mid-Elevation Desert Scrub Thermic BLM REA MBR 2010 Least Cost Corridors BLM REA MBR 2010 Status Assessment Condition Index: North American Warm Desert Badland BLM REA CBR 2010 Scorecard of condition GilaMonster BLM REA CBR 2010 Status Assessment: Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe DEPARTURE BLM REA CBR 2010 Scorecard of condition ClarksNutcracker BLM REA CBR 2010 Status Assessment: Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Shrubland ANN GRASS INDEX BLM REA CBR 2010 Scorecard of condition BrewersSparrowBreeding BLM REA MBR 2010 Terrestrial Species Reptile Status - Sonoran Desert Tortoise Estimated potential for sage-grouse movement BLM REA SOD 2010 CA EssentialConnectivityAreas Poly North Pacific Forest Landscape Corridor and Connectivity Project: Assessing Landscape and Species Vulnerability - Final Report BLM REA CBR 2010 Scorecard of condition GilaMonster BLM REA MBR 2010 Status Assessment Condition Index: North American Warm Desert Badland BLM REA MBR 2010 Scorecard of condition - Sonoran Mid-Elevation Desert Scrub Thermic BLM REA MBR 2010 Status Assessment Departure: Sonora-Mojave Semi-Desert Chaparral Vulnerability of Sagebrush Ecosystem Permeability to Human Modification within the Green River Basin Connectivity Priority Resource Case Study Sites for Prioritizing Mitigation of Road Impacts on Western Governors' Association Wildlife Corridors BLM REA MBR 2010 Terrestrial Species Reptile Status - Sonoran Desert Tortoise BLM REA CBR 2010 Scorecard of condition ClarksNutcracker BLM REA CBR 2010 Status Assessment: Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe DEPARTURE Using the Conservation Registry as a visualization tool for the Great Northern
Landscape Conservation Cooperative BLM REA CBR 2010 Scorecard of condition BrewersSparrowBreeding BLM REA CBR 2010 Status Assessment: Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Shrubland ANN GRASS INDEX BLM REA MBR 2010 Least Cost Corridors Conserving an Intact and Connected GNLCC Landscape