View NJN News Feature on Landscape Project
Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Rutgers University, Cook Campus
Natural Res. & Environmental Sci. Building
Cntr. For Remote Sensing & Spatial Analysis
14 College Farm Road
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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 3.1 of the Landscape Project was released February 21, 2012 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 3.1 of the Landscape Project, all information has been updated to incorporate:
||The information available in Version 3.1 has been enhanced to:
|► changes to the endangered species list and the nongame wildlife list
||► provide a more precise habitat mapping built on species-specific habitat associations
|► a standard, consistent, peer-reviewed method applied throughout the state
||► encompass species previously not represented through-out the state, including freshwater mussels, marine mammals and marine turtles
|► over 3,500 new species occurrence records in the Biotics database
||► include more detailed species information, such as type of occurrence and last year of occurrence
|► the most recent Land Use/Land Cover data from 2007
||► 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 Patrick.Woerner@dep.state.nj.us.
For additional information or for future training opportunities contact:
Patrick Woerner, GIS Specialist
New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife
Endangered and Nongame Species Program
One Eldridge Rd.
Robbinsville, NJ 08691
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