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Sacramento, CA 95811

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BIOGEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION & OBSERVATION SYSTEM

20 Most Recent Public BIOS Data Layers


  • Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) Approved Projects [ds672]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 7/17/2015. Contact: Perrine, Peter. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    A comprehensive set of Wildlife Conservation Board projects from board inception in 1949 to present (publication date). To provide the spatial link to the Wildlife Conservation Boards main project database.

  • California Freshwater Species Database (Aquarius) - 2015 [ds1197]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 7/15/2015. Contact: Klausmeyer, Kirk. The Nature Conservancy.
    Summary of geospatial species data from the California Freshwater Species Database (Aquarius). The California Freshwater Species Database identifies the 3,906 vascular plants, microinvertebrates, and vertebrates native to California that depend on fresh water for at least one stage of their life hi ...

  • Non-native Plants, Multi-Species HCP - Western Riverside County [ds1093]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 7/14/2015. Contact: Cook, Rosamonde. Western Riverside Multi-Species Habitat Conservation Plan.
    The Biological Monitoring Program is a part of the Western Riverside County Multi-Species Habitat Conservation Plan (MSHCP), which was permitted in June, 2004. The Monitoring Program monitors the status of 146 Covered Species within a designated Conservation Area to provide information to permittees ...

  • Band-tailed Pigeon Surveys Generalized - CDFW [ds889]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 7/14/2015. 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).

  • Rare Plants, Multi-Species HCP - Western Riverside County [ds998]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 7/14/2015. Contact: Cook, Rosamonde. Western Riverside Multi-Species Habitat Conservation Plan.
    The Biological Monitoring Program is a part of the Western Riverside County Multi-Species Habitat Conservation Plan (MSHCP), which was permitted in June, 2004. The Monitoring Program monitors the status of 146 Covered Species within a designated Conservation Area to provide information to permittees ...

  • California Natural Diversity Database (CNDDB) Government [ds45]   (Secure Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 7/6/2015. Contact: McIntyre, Patrick. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    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 ...

  • California Natural Diversity Database (CNDDB) Commercial [ds85]   (Secure Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 7/6/2015. Contact: McIntyre, Patrick. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    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 ...

  • Invasive Plant Species by Quad - CAL IPC [ds1121]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 6/29/2015. Contact: Morawitz, Dana. California Invasive Plant Council.
    This USGS 7.5-minute quadrangle GIS dataset of California contains information on the abundance, spread and management status of 204 invasive plants on the Cal-IPC inventory. This distribution information is derived from 1 of 3 sources: expert knowledge interviews conducted around the state with lan ...

  • California Fish Passage Assessment Database [ds69]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 6/25/2015. Contact: Elston, Anne. Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission.
    The Passage Assessment Database (PAD) is an ongoing inventory of known and possible barriers to anadromous fish in California. It compiles currently available fish passage information from more than 100 data sources, and allows past and future barrier assessments to be standardized and stored in one ...

  • Fisheries Restoration Grant Program (FRGP) Projects [ds168]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 6/25/2015. Contact: Keefauver, Shane. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    This dataset represents the locations of ongoing and completed salmonid restoration projects in California with existing records in the California Habitat Restoration Project Database (CHRPD).

  • Stream Habitat Reach Summary - North Coast [ds63]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 6/24/2015. Contact: Wilson, Karen. Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC).
    This dataset contains in-stream habitat unit level survey data summarized at the reach level. The data was collected by DFG from 1989 to 2014. The database helps identify and describe in-stream habitat available to anadromous salmonids within watersheds of the California North Coast Hydrologic Regi ...

  • Vegetation - Western Riverside County - 2005 [ds170]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 6/9/2015. Contact: Keeler-Wolf, Todd. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Vegetation resources were assessed quantitatively through field surveys, data analysis, and final vegetation classification. Field survey data were analyzed statistically to develop a floristically-based classification. Each vegetation type sampled was classified according to the National Vegetation ...

  • Vegetation - Western Riverside County Update - 2012 [ds1196]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 6/9/2015. Contact: Keeler-Wolf, Todd. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    AIS was contracted by the W Riverside Co. Regional Conservation Authority to perform an update to their original 2005 Map. The original veg layer was created in 2005 using a baseline image dataset created from 2000/01 Emerge imagery flown in early spring. An update to the original map was needed to ...

  • Stream Inventory Reports by Stream - CDFW [ds936]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 6/4/2015. Contact: Powers, Sharon. Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission.
    In-stream habitat data include measurements of a variety of physical and aquatic stream attributes that collectively reveal a great deal about stream condition for salmonids and trout.

  • Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Projects - FY14/15 - CDFW [ds1194]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 5/28/2015. Contact: Mastalir, Diane. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    This data set shows Greenhouse Gas Reduction Projects funded under California's Cap and Trade Program's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF). These projects include mountain meadow and Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta wetland restoration projects that will lead to reductions in greenhouse gases. It was ...

  • Halibut Post MPA - Commercial Fishery - North Central Region - 2011 [ds1189]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 5/21/2015. Contact: Chen, Cheryl. Ecotrust Marine Consulting Initiative.
    This data set is a part of Ecotrust's project entitled: Establishing a Baseline and Assessing Initial Spatial and Economic Change in the California North Central Coast Commercial Fisheries. This project is a component of the California North Central Coast Marine Protected Area Baseline Monitoring Pr ...

  • Dungeness Crab Post MPA - Commercial Fishery - North Central Region - 2011 [ds1190]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 5/21/2015. Contact: Chen, Cheryl. Ecotrust Marine Consulting Initiative.
    This data set is a part of Ecotrust's project entitled: Establishing a Baseline and Assessing Initial Spatial and Economic Change in the California North Central Coast Commercial Fisheries. This project is a component of the California North Central Coast Marine Protected Area Baseline Monitoring Pr ...

  • Finfish Post MPA - Hook and Line Commercial Fishery - North Central Region - 2011 [ds1191]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 5/21/2015. Contact: Chen, Cheryl. Ecotrust Marine Consulting Initiative.
    This data set is a part of Ecotrust's project entitled: Establishing a Baseline and Assessing Initial Spatial and Economic Change in the California North Central Coast Commercial Fisheries. This project is a component of the California North Central Coast Marine Protected Area Baseline Monitoring Pr ...

  • Urchin Post MPA - Commercial Fishery - North Central Region - 2011 [ds1192]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 5/21/2015. Contact: Chen, Cheryl. Ecotrust Marine Consulting Initiative.
    This data set is a part of Ecotrust's project entitled: Establishing a Baseline and Assessing Initial Spatial and Economic Change in the California North Central Coast Commercial Fisheries. This project is a component of the California North Central Coast Marine Protected Area Baseline Monitoring Pr ...

  • Salmon Post MPA - Troll Commercial Fishery - North Central Region - 2011 [ds1193]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 5/21/2015. Contact: Chen, Cheryl. Ecotrust Marine Consulting Initiative.
    This data set is a part of Ecotrust's project entitled: Establishing a Baseline and Assessing Initial Spatial and Economic Change in the California North Central Coast Commercial Fisheries. This project is a component of the California North Central Coast Marine Protected Area Baseline Monitoring Pr ...

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