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County Stakeholder Wildlife Connectivity Reports: Barriers (AGFD 2009-13)

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Descriptive nameCounty Stakeholder Wildlife Connectivity Reports: Barriers (AGFD 2009-13)
File namelink_bar
Spatial domainArizona
AbstractThe original full dataset contains information on wildlife linkages provided as part of the County-wide Wildlife Connectivity Assessments. This dataset is a subset of the original that shows barriers and areas of development.

The original dataset represents areas identified as important for wildlife movement and landscape connectivity in counties throughout Arizona. Data was generated from stakeholder input at workshops. This multi-agency, multi-disciplinary effort was undertaken to encourage biologists and non-biologists alike to incorporate information about wildlife linkages and strategies for their conservation into transportation corridor and project planning as well as other community projects and land-use decisions. The workshops provided a forum for stakeholders to learn more about wildlife connectivity, outline the general locations of wildlife linkages on large maps, and provide descriptive information about each linkage on datasheets. The linkages were then further refined to eliminate redundancy in the data.

In Pima County, AZGFD worked with the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) and largely followed the Critical Landscape Connections broadly-defined in Pima County’s Conservation Lands System, as part of the county’s Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan.

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Known errors/qualificationsThis dataset represents approximate location of wildlife movements and should be used for general planning purposes only. The Arizona Game and Fish Department makes no warranties, implied or expressed, with the data or information derived from this dataset.
Feature typepolygon
Feature count 115
Thumbnail Map link_bar.pdf PDF file format   (778,859 bytes, PDF created 07/20/2022 )
ProjectionNAD83 HPGN (Parameters)
Rectificationunknown
Field/value metadata Field metadata
Source organizationArizona Game and Fish Department
Source contactJulie Mikolajczyk
Source document or file nameCountyStakeholderAssessments_AGFD_2009_2013
Source date20141203
Source scale
Source formatGeodatabase
Date of last data update
(This date may not be current.)
20141205
Last data update byErik Glenn
Date/time last touched - Meaning? 2020-11-17  11:05 PM - Enterprise GDB
  2020-11-17  10:31 PM - Shapefile - Library input format
  See coverage files, if any, for date.
LineageData obtained from AZGFD on 12-3-14. Reprojected to NAD83 HPGN and attribute table cleaned by Erik Glenn on 12-5-14. Original dataset was then split into three separate layers: 1) barriers and areas of development; 2) movement areas; and 3) crossing areas.
On maintenance?No
Maintenance organization
Maintenance description
Original conversion byErik Glenn
Pima County ITD GIS contactErik Glenn
Alternate Pima County ITD GIS contacte-mail address
On  Pima County Geospatial Data Portal? No

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