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Natural Heritage Elements - Species Level


 

The elements discussed below require special attention because they are not necessarily protected or properly represented through either landscape-level or natural community-level conservation. Seven elements are discussed: rare, threatened, and endangered species; deer winter habitat; mast stands; important bat habitat; important turtle habitat; grassland bird habitat; and early successional forest and shrub habitat. These are discrete significant habitats for fish, wildlife, and plants and are necessary for the survival of those species that rely on them. It is critical to include these habitats in any conservation planning efforts where they occur.  

Species level natural heritage elements include:

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