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Background Technical Report on Riparian Areas, Wetlands, and Land Use. Technical Report

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O2 Planning + Design, 2012, Background Technical Report on Riparian Areas, Wetlands, and Land Use. Technical Report: Background Technical Report on Riparian Areas, Wetlands, and Land Use. Technical Report, Red Deer River Watershed Alliance, 2013.

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Conclusions:Report presents draft outcomes, indicators, and targets for the Red Deer River Basin in three topic areas: wetlands, riparian areas, and land use. Targets established were based on a detailed literature review, combined with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) queries of existing conditions.Thresholds/Learnings:Specific thresholds for the region include: wetland cover should comprise >7.5% of the watershed; peatland cover should comprise > 6.0% in the upper headwaters; 82% of all riparian areas (variable width) in the watershed should have perennial vegetation cover; 97% of all riparian areas (variable width) in the Upper Headwaters should have perennial vegetation cover

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  • Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative
  • LC MAP - Landscape Conservation Management and Analysis Portal
  • Landscape Patterns Catalog

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Landscape Patterns Catalog
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LandscapePattern_Database_5_9_AMENDED_MattsBibEdits_v2.xlsx

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