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Table of Contents:

  1. Introduction
    1. Purpose of this Study
    2. Study Area
    3. Scope of the Study
    4. Data Sources
  2. Natural History
    1. Geology & Soils
      1. Geology
      2. Soils
    2. Climate
    3. Topography
    4. Water Resources
      1. Groundwater
      2. Ponds
      3. Streams
      4. Freshwater Wetlands
      5. Vernal Pools
      6. Vegetated Wetlands
    5. Biodiversity & Significance of Habitats
      1. Native Plant Communities
    6. Wildlife and Wildlife Habitat
      1. Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and Amphibians
      2. Fisheries
  3. Overlay/Map Development
    1. Base Map
    2. Water Resources Map
      1. Wetlands
      2. Streams
      3. Ponds
      4. Aquifers
      5. Watershed Boundaries
      6. Wetland Demonstration Areas
    3. Open Lands Map
      1. Conservation Lands
      2. Recreation/Trails
      3. Agriculture and Important Farmland Soils
      4. Contiguous Undeveloped Land (Unfragmented Land)
      5. List of Protected Lands
      6. Protected Lands Map
    4. Slope Map
      1. Viewshed Analysis
    5. Habitats and Ecosystems Map
      1. Rare Plants and Animal Species and Exemplary Communities
      2. Wildlife Corridors
      3. Other Significant Wildlife Habitat
  4. Analysis of NRI
    1. Most Important Resources and Resource Co-Occurrences
    2. Resource Importance
    3. Threats to Continued Resource Availability
    4. Regional Importance of Selected Natural Resources
  5. Open Space
    1. Co-Occurrences and Priority Analysis
      1. Co-Occurrences of Resources
      2. Priority Analysis
  6. Conservation Guidelines
    1. Guidelines for Land Protection Activities
    2. Guidelines for Advocacy and Project Review Activities
    3. Detailed Natural Resources Studies

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