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20 Most Recent Public BIOS Data Layers


  1. Vegetation - Suisun Marsh, 2006 [ds500]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/25/2014. Contact: Boul, Rachelle. California Department of Fish and Game.
    Suisun Marsh vegetation delineations based on photo interpretation and formal vegetation classification to describe the vegetation in June 2006 and change since June 2003.

  2. Vegetation (MCV / NVCS) Mapping Projects - California [ds515]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/25/2014. Contact: Yacoub, Rosie. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    This metadata layer shows the footprint of vegetation mapping projects completed in California that have used the Manual California of Vegetation ( MCV 1st edition) or the National Vegetation Classification Standards (MCV 2nd edition) as a basis. It provides basic information about each project. I ...

  3. NCCP Gains & Losses, San Diego [ds892]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/25/2014. Contact: Mastalir, Diane. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    This dataset is an aggregation of all the habitat gain and loss data submitted to Habitrak through 2012. This only includes San Diego plans as these are the only plans currently using Habitrak.

  4. Yellow Billed Cuckoo - Proposed Critical Habitat, USFWS [ds1025]   New Dataset   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/25/2014. Contact: Hickam, Cheryl. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    Critical habitat constitutes areas considered essential for the conservation of a listed species. These areas provide notice to the public and land managers of the importance of the areas to the conservation of this species.

  5. Vegetation - Suisun Marsh, 1999 [ds160]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/22/2014. Contact: Keeler-Wolf, Todd. California Department of Fish and Game.
    This vegetation mapping project of Suisun Marsh blends ground-based classification, aerial photo interpretation, and GIS editing and processing. The method is based on the development of a quantitative vegetation classification, which is used to describe the vegetation map units of the marsh. The cl ...

  6. Vegetation - Suisun Marsh, 2000 [ds161]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/22/2014. Contact: Keeler-Wolf, Todd. California Department of Fish and Game.
    This vegetation mapping project of Suisun Marsh blends ground-based classification, aerial photo interpretation, and GIS editing and processing. The method is based on the development of a quantitative vegetation classification, which is used to describe the vegetation map units of the marsh. The cl ...

  7. Vegetation - Suisun Marsh, 2003 [ds162]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/22/2014. Contact: Keeler-Wolf, Todd. California Department of Fish and Game.
    This vegetation mapping project of Suisun Marsh blends ground-based classification, aerial photo interpretation, and GIS editing and processing. The method is based on the development of a quantitative vegetation classification, which is used to describe the vegetation map units of the marsh. The cl ...

  8. Arboreal Salamander Habitat Model for NSNF Connectivity, CDFW [ds1024]   New Dataset   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/21/2014. Contact: Gogol-Prokurat, Melanie. California Department of Fish and Game.
    Predicted habitat suitability grid developed using Maxent and reviewed by CDFW staff for use in the northern Sierra Nevada foothills wildlife connectivity project.

  9. Acorn Woodpecker Habitat Model for NSNF Connectivity, CDFW [ds1023]   New Dataset   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/20/2014. Contact: Gogol-Prokurat, Melanie. California Department of Fish and Game.
    Predicted habitat suitability grid developed using Maxent and reviewed by CDFW staff for use in the northern Sierra Nevada foothills wildlife connectivity project.

  10. Vegetation Map - Southern San Joaquin Valley [ds1021]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/15/2014. Contact: Keeler-Wolf, Todd. California Department of Fish and Game.
    Geodatabase feature class containing a map of vegetation of portions of the Southern San Joaquin Valley using the National Vegetation Classification System and Survey of California Vegetation standards produced by the Geographical Information Center (GIC) at CSU Chico.

  11. Vegetation SurveyPoints - FishSlough, CDFW [ds1020]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/7/2014. Contact: Hickson, Diana. California Department of Fish and Game.
    The purpose of this vegetation map and classification is to assist in management and long-term vegetation monitoring of the Fish Slough Ecological Reserve and ACEC. This effort will help document spatial and temporal changes in vegetation composition, including response to management actions. The ma ...

  12. California Natural Diversity Database (gov ed) [ds45]   Dataset Update   (Secure Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/4/2014. Contact: McIntyre, Patrick. CDFW.
    The California Natural Diversity Database (CNDDB) contains status and location information for California’s rare species and natural communities. The CNDDB includes in its inventory all special status taxa including federal and state listed species, candidates for listing, species of special concer ...

  13. California Natural Diversity Database (com ed) [ds85]   Dataset Update   (Secure Dataset)
    Date Posted: 8/4/2014. Contact: McIntyre, Patrick. CDFW.
    The California Natural Diversity Database (CNDDB) contains status and location information for California’s rare species and natural communities. The CNDDB includes in its inventory all special status taxa including federal and state listed species, candidates for listing, species of special concer ...

  14. Renewable Energy - Verified Project Applications (BLM) [ds491]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 7/1/2014. Contact: McDowell, Ray. DFG - BDB.
    The layer shows proposed renewable energy projects (wind and solar) requesting Right-of-Way (ROW) on BLM lands (from BLM download).

  15. Renewable Energy - Preliminary Project Applications (BLM) [ds492]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 7/1/2014. Contact: McDowell, Ray. DFG - BDB.
    A shapefile showing Renewable Energy Proposed Project (Preliminary) Right-of-Way permit requests - Bureau of Land Management. (Separate from "Verified" project proposals/permit requests.)

  16. Timber Harvest Plan Boundaries, Statewide [ds816]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 7/1/2014. Contact: Lang, Suzanne. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
    Boundaries and feature representations are derived from Timber Harvesting Plans (THPs) of record and captured at a scale of 1:24,000 or larger with the aid of ancillary data such as USGS Topographic Quadrangles and NAIP imagery from 2005, 2009, 2010, and 2012.

  17. Non-Industrial Timber Management Plans (NTMPs), Statewide [ds817]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 7/1/2014. Contact: Lang, Suzanne. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
    Boundaries and feature representations are derived from Non-Industrial Timber Management Plans (NTMPs) of record and captured at a scale of 1:24,000 or larger with the aid of ancillary data such as USGS Topographic Quadrangles and NAIP imagery from 2005, 2009, 2010, and 2012.

  18. Mule Deer Range, Region 2 [ds796]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 6/26/2014. Contact: Weist, Terri. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    This layer shows critical and non-critical winter and summer ranges, fall holding areas, fawning grounds and migration corridors for deer (Odocoileus hemionus) in CDFW Region 2, North Central Region, Ca.

  19. Mule Deer Range, Region 1 [ds277]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 6/26/2014. Contact: , . .
    This layer shows critical winter and summer ranges, fall holding areas, and fawning grounds for deer (Odocoileus hemionus) in CDFG Region 1. CDFG Wildlife Biologists compiled these data in the 1970s. Deer range designations were based on biotelemetry studies, personal knowledge, and predicted use ...

  20. Band-tailed Pigeon Surveys Generalized, CDFW [ds889]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 6/24/2014. Contact: Souza, Levi. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Band-tailed Pigeons (Patagioenas fasciata) are California's only native wild pigeon. The birds in California are part of the Pacific Coast population (P. f. monilis), and inhabit montane coniferous forests and oak woodlands in the Coast Ranges and western Sierra Nevada (Keppie and Braun 2000).

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