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Designed to guide strategic wildlife habitat conservation, the Landscape Project is an interactive ecosystem-based mapping tool that assists government agencies, planners, conservation groups, the public and others in making decisions that will protect imperiled and special concern wildlife.
The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife's Endangered and Nongame Species
Program (ENSP) offers training and information sessions on the Landscape Project at locations throughout the state. This site will be updated as sessions are scheduled.
Version 3.3 of the Landscape Project was released May 9, 2017 and includes a number of updates and enhancements:
A Landscape Project information session will include an overview of the Landscape Project mapping method and applications and cover the updates and enhancements to the project, while the training will provide participants an opportunity to use GIS "hands-on" to access habitat maps for threatened and endangered wildlife species.
|In Version 3.3 of the Landscape Project, all information has been updated to reflect:
|The information available in Version 3.3 includes enhancements that:
|► the existing endangered species list and the nongame wildlife list
|► provide precise habitat mapping built on species-specific habitat associations
|► a standard, consistent, peer-reviewed method applied throughout the state
|► encompass species previously not represented, including Atlantic Sturgeon and Northern Long-eared bat
|► over 3,400 new species occurrence records in the Biotics database
|► provide detailed species information, such as type of occurrence and last year of occurrence
|► the most recent Land Use/Land Cover data from 2012
|► transparently document the mapping method that is based on scientific literature
Registration is required and seating is limited so please register as soon as possible.
To register for a scheduled training please e-mail email@example.com.
For additional information or for future training opportunities contact:
Brian.Henderson, GIS Specialist
New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife
Endangered and Nongame Species Program
One Eldridge Rd.
Robbinsville, NJ 08691
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