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AKR Exotic Plant Management (EPMT) Geodatabase

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Exotic plant survey polygon data representing infested or non-infested areas including inventory, treatment, and monitoring efforts. Polygons generated from point and line features using a buffer distance entered in the field or data was collected as a polygon for large or irregular sized patches. Data collected by field personnel using mapping grade GPS and a statewide data collection protocol. INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE: see supplemental section on how to use this GeoDatabase.

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AKR Exotic Plant Management (EPMT) Geodatabase.xml
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To document the current distribution, abundance, and species composition of invasive plants in Alaska's National Parks and Preserves and to control infestations where feasible. This information will be used to develop a long-term monitoring and control strategy for the park, to coordinate efforts among all the parks in the Alaska Region, and to contribute to the statewide effort to evaluate and address this rapidly growing problem.

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