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Identifying Regional Priority Areas for Focusing Conservation Actions in Streams and Grasslands

Dates

Start Date
2013-10
End Date
2015-09

Summary

In the United States, many resources devoted to conservation are routed through states, but animal and plant populations do not conform to state boundaries. Consequently, neighboring states can enhance their collective conservation impact by coordinating natural resources management. In order to support managers as they review and revise state Wildlife Action Plans in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin, this project identified regional conservation priorities for streams and grasslands of the Upper Midwest. Specifically, we (1) selected stream and grassland species of common conservation interest to partnering states, (2) modeled and mapped regional distributions of these species, and (3) used predicted species occurrences [...]

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Contacts

Principal Investigator :
Mark R. Miller
Co-Investigator :
Timothy D. Lambert, Leon C. Hinz Jr., Yong Cao

Project Extension

projectStatusCompleted

Budget Extension

totalFunds70952.0
annualBudgets
year2013
fundingSources
amount4632.0
sourceUMGL LCC
amount66320.0
source Illinois Department of Natural Resources State Wildlife Grant
totalFunds70952.0

Communities

  • LC MAP - Landscape Conservation Management and Analysis Portal
  • Upper Midwest and Great Lakes Landscape Conservation Cooperative

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Provenance

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