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2017 Spatial Conservation Priorities for Riverine and Riparian Systems In the Columbia Plateau Ecoregion

for the Arid Lands Initiative


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USFWS, 2017. Spatial Conservation Priorities for Riverine and Riparian Systems in the Columbia Plateau Ecoregion.


This project identifies priority areas in the Columbia Plateau Ecoregion to implement conservation strategies for riverine and riparian habitat. This is tailored towards the Arid Lands Initiative (ALI) conservation goals and objectives, and provides the foundation for adaptation to a changing climate. This project adopts a “zoned” approach to identifying focal areas, connectivity management zones and zones for riparian habitat and ecological representation. Through a series of workshops and webinars, the ALI articulated its freshwater conservation goals and targets. Key aspects of these goals included: a focus on non-anadromous salmonid (salmon and steelhead) species, include riparian birds and waterfowl as key species in freshwater [...]


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Thomas Miewald

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Conservation Planning


Spatial Services

ScienceBase WMS


  • Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative
  • LC MAP - Landscape Conservation Management and Analysis Portal
  • National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center
  • Northwest CSC

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