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Title:Revision and Update of the Illinois Wildlife Action Plan's Streams Campaign: Final Report
Author(s):Hinz, Leon C., Jr.; Henning, Bridget M.; Metzke, Brian A.; Vandermyde, Jodi M.
Subject(s):State Wildlife Action Plan
Conservation Planning
Freshwater Management
Streams & Rivers
Geographic Coverage:Illinois
Abstract:We used new and existing information to revise and update the Streams Campaign of the Illinois Wildlife Action Plan (IWAP). The draft produced is organized around six focalthemes and contains newly articulated goals developed with the assistance of the Streams Campaign Steering Committee. The draft includes sections describing the current status of aquatic habitats, stressors and threats to wildlife and habitats, focal species (selected to act as ecological indicators for effectiveness monitoring), focal areas, and conservation actions. We have also conducted a broad scale priority watershed analysis that identifies areas for protection and enhancement based on their bio logical richness and relative anthropogenic disturbance. Finally, we have identified potential performance measures for each of the Streams Campaign Implementation Goals.
Issue Date:2015-10-30
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey
Series/Report:Technical Report INHS 2015 (34)
Genre:Technical Report
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Sponsor:IDNR State Wildlife Grant Program Project Number T-97-R-001
Rights Information:This document is a product of the Illinois Natural History Survey, and has been selected and made available by the Illinois Natural History Survey and the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended solely for noncommercial research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-11-10

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