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Data and Services for: Springs in the Sky Island Region: Inventory, Assessment, and Management Planning Project

Product of Springs and Seeps Inventory, Assessment, and Management Planning


2017-11-07 20:23:57
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Sky Island Alliance(Lead Organization), Springs Stewardship Institute(Cooperator/Partner), 2017-11-07(creation), 2017-11-07(lastUpdate), 2013-12-27(Publication), 2011-09-01(Start), 2013-10-01(End), Data and Services for: Springs in the Sky Island Region: Inventory, Assessment, and Management Planning Project


Sky Island Alliance (SIA) is a non-governmental organizational that works to protect and restore the rich natural heritage of native species and habitats in the Sky Island Region. We work with volunteers, scientists, land-owners, public officials, and government agencies to establish protected areas, restore healthy landscapes, and promote public appreciation of the region’s unique biological diversity. Because of our long-standing collaborative relationships with land managers and our large corps of skilled volunteers, we were in a unique position to spearhead this project.SIA initiated this springs inventory, assessment and management planning project to develop baseline information on springs in the Sky Island Region in order to [...]


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Work collaboratively with land and resource managers to identify priority watersheds for spring and seep assessments in the Sky Island region of southeastern Arizona, and conduct inventories and assessments using trained volunteers, professional staff and partner personnel. Development of this volunteer monitoring program will provide a model for monitoring climate sensitive resources with limited funding. Develop a regional database for housing and serving historic and newly acquired data from cooperating agencies. Utilize assessments of spring and seep management in conjunction with managers and experts to develop climate change adaptation strategies, decision-support tools and recommendations for management of priority areas.


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