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20 Most Recent Public BIOS Data Layers


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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).

  10. 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.)

  11. 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 ...

  12. 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.

  13. 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).

  14. Vegetation Map - Johnson Valley, CDFW [ds1019]   New Dataset   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 6/24/2014. Contact: Keeler-Wolf, Todd. California Department of Fish and Game.
    The 17,158 acre Johnson Valley project area is located in San Bernardino County, 32 miles east of Victorville, CA bisected by highway 247. The fine-scale vegetation map was created as part of a collaborative project between the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the Vegetation Classificatio ...

  15. NSNF-Wildlife Linkages, CDFW [ds1005]   Dataset Update   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 6/24/2014. Contact: Gogol-Prokurat, Melanie. California Department of Fish and Game.
    The northern Sierra Nevada foothills wildlife connectivity project modeled wildlife corridors for focal species between 271 landscape blocks within the northern Sierra Nevada foothills and neighboring ecoregions.

  16. Elderberry - Gray Lodge WA, CDFW [ds1007]   New Dataset   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 6/20/2014. Contact: Van Baren, Dave. California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    Elderberry locations on Gray Lodge Wildlife Area in 2014.

  17. Black Bear Habitat Model for NSNF Connectivity, CDFW [ds1008]   New Dataset   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 6/20/2014. 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.

  18. Black Bear least-cost corridors for NSNF Connectivity, CDFW [ds1009]   New Dataset   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 6/20/2014. Contact: Gogol-Prokurat, Melanie. California Department of Fish and Game.
    The least-cost corridors identify the best swath of habitat available for focal species to move from one landscape block to another based on predicted suitable habitat as identified by the northern Sierra Nevada foothills wildlife connectivity project.

  19. Bobcat least-cost corridors for NSNF Connectivity, CDFW [ds1010]   New Dataset   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 6/20/2014. Contact: Gogol-Prokurat, Melanie. California Department of Fish and Game.
    The least-cost corridors identify the best swath of habitat available for focal species to move from one landscape block to another based on predicted suitable habitat as identified by the northern Sierra Nevada foothills wildlife connectivity project.

  20. Black-tailed Jackrabbit least-cost corridors for NSNF Connectivity, CDFW [ds1011]   New Dataset   (Public Dataset)
    Date Posted: 6/20/2014. Contact: Gogol-Prokurat, Melanie. California Department of Fish and Game.
    The least-cost corridors identify the best swath of habitat available for focal species to move from one landscape block to another based on predicted suitable habitat as identified by the northern Sierra Nevada foothills wildlife connectivity project.

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