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Framework and Indicators for Long-Term Monitoring for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative


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Limits on the time and financial resources available for monitoring efforts, coupled with the complexities of natural resources and stakeholders, are challenges in resource monitoring. To help address these and related challenges, the USGS Monitoring Team (MT) has linked conceptual monitoring specialists with habitat and wildlife biologists to inform and develop creative, scientifically defensible approaches for monitoring the status and trends of populations and habitats across the WLCI region. This collaboration has led to spatially balanced monitoring designs that will make it possible to interpret conditions across the WLCI region and a mechanism for integrating species’ distributions and population responses with land-cover and [...]


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  • Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative

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Information derived from USGS Science for WLCI Annual Reports.

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