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Sacramento, CA 95811

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BIOGEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION & OBSERVATION SYSTEM

20 Most Recent Public BIOS Data Layers


  • Band-tailed Pigeon Surveys Generalized - CDFW [ds889]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 2/5/2016. 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).

  • California Natural Diversity Database (CNDDB) Government [ds45]   (Secure Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 2/2/2016. 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: 2/2/2016. 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 ...

  • Vegetation - Cow Creek - 2013 [ds1345]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 2/1/2016. Contact: Parker, Tricia. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    Features represent vegetation mapping for the Cow Creek Riparian Corridor, as specified for the Project Area designated in the contract between Stillwater Sciences and USFWS (USFWS Agreement No. 81330AJ365). Original mapping was performed by AIS, using 2010 NAIP imagery (1-m resolution). Stillwater ...

  • Vegetation - Mill Creek - 2013 [ds1346]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 2/1/2016. Contact: Parker, Tricia. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    Features represent vegetation mapping for the Mill Creek Riparian Corridor, as specified for the Project Area designated in the contract between Stillwater Sciences and USFWS (USFWS Agreement No. 81330AJ365).Original mapping was performed by AIS, using 2010 NAIP imagery (1-m resolution). Stillwater ...

  • Quail Hunt Zones [ds1342]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 1/25/2016. Contact: Cripe, Kristi. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Mapped hunt boundary is an approximation of regulations using best available data as of September 2015. Hunters are responsible for knowing the exact current boundary locations as described within the California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Section Quail 300(a)(1)(B)3.

  • Tree Squirrel Hunt Zones [ds1343]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 1/25/2016. Contact: Cripe, Kristi. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Mapped hunt boundary is an approximation of regulations using best available data as of September 2015. Hunters are responsible for knowing the exact current boundary locations as described within the California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Section 307.

  • White-tailed Ptarmigan Hunt Zone [ds1344]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 1/25/2016. Contact: Cripe, Kristi. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Mapped hunt boundary is an approximation of regulations using best available data as of September 2015. Hunters are responsible for knowing the exact current boundary locations as described within the California Code of Regulations, Title 14, 300(a)(1)(F).

  • Sooty (Blue) and Ruffed Grouse Hunt Zone [ds1341]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 1/20/2016. Contact: Cripe, Kristi. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Mapped hunt boundary is an approximation of regulations using best available data as of September 2015. Hunters are responsible for knowing the exact current boundary locations as described within the California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Section 300(a)(1)3.

  • American Crow Hunt Zone [ds1339]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 1/19/2016. Contact: Cripe, Kristi. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Mapped hunt boundary is an approximation of regulations using best available data as of September 2015. Hunters are responsible for knowing the exact current boundary locations as described within the California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Section 485(d):

  • Band-tailed Pigeon Hunt Zone [ds1340]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 1/19/2016. Contact: Cripe, Kristi. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Mapped hunt boundary is an approximation of regulations using best available data as of September 2015. Hunters are responsible for knowing the exact current boundary locations as described within the California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Section 300(b)(1)(A)3:

  • Rail Lines - BNSF, UPRR [ds1337]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 1/14/2016. Contact: Muskat, Judd. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Subset of CalTrans "Rail_13" state-wide geodatabase. To accurately represent the rail network using the most current reference data including:DHIPP, NAIP, and TerraServer imagery, as well as information contained in the Ca Region Timetable 17. The CalTrans' "Rail_13" geodatabase is a line network re ...

  • Vegetation - Orange County - 2012 [ds1336]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 11/20/2015. Contact: Mitrovich, Milan. Nature Reserve of Orange County.
    Updated fine-scale regional vegetation map consistent with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) classification methodology and mapping standards for the Nature Reserve of Orange County (NROC).

  • Vegetation (MCV / NVCS) Mapping Projects - California [ds515]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 11/10/2015. 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 ...

  • Statewide Biological Richness Overview - ACE-II [ds1331]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 10/29/2015. Contact: Gogol-Prokurat, Melanie. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Summary of biodiversity and rarity information that can be used to identify areas of potential biological or conservation interest. Statewide rankings show relative biodiversity, rarity, endemism, and sensitive habitat richness on a statewide basis. Relative rankings on an ecoregional basis (by USDA ...

  • Statewide Native Species Richness - ACE-II [ds1332]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 10/29/2015. Contact: Gogol-Prokurat, Melanie. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Summary of biodiversity and rarity information that can be used to identify areas of potential biological or conservation interest. Statewide rankings show relative biodiversity, rarity, endemism, and sensitive habitat richness on a statewide basis. Relative rankings on an ecoregional basis (by USDA ...

  • Statewide Rare Species Richness - ACE-II [ds1333]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 10/29/2015. Contact: Gogol-Prokurat, Melanie. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Summary of biodiversity and rarity information that can be used to identify areas of potential biological or conservation interest. Statewide rankings show relative biodiversity, rarity, endemism, and sensitive habitat richness on a statewide basis. Relative rankings on an ecoregional basis (by USDA ...

  • Statewide Rarity-weighted Richness - ACE-II [ds1334]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 10/29/2015. Contact: Gogol-Prokurat, Melanie. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Summary of biodiversity and rarity information that can be used to identify areas of potential biological or conservation interest. Statewide rankings show relative biodiversity, rarity, endemism, and sensitive habitat richness on a statewide basis. Relative rankings on an ecoregional basis (by USDA ...

  • Statewide Sensitive Habitat Overview - ACE-II [ds1335]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   New Dataset
    Date Posted: 10/29/2015. Contact: Gogol-Prokurat, Melanie. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Summary of biodiversity and rarity information that can be used to identify areas of potential biological or conservation interest. Statewide rankings show relative biodiversity, rarity, endemism, and sensitive habitat richness on a statewide basis. Relative rankings on an ecoregional basis (by USDA ...

  • NCCP Gains & Losses - San Diego [ds892]  (Metadata and GIS Data Download)   (Public Dataset)   Dataset Update
    Date Posted: 10/22/2015. 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.

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