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The California Legacy Project - 2003 Activities
 2003 Activities
 


Improving Data for Conservation Planning
· Begin an inventory of state and federal conservation easements and add data to public lands ownership map
· Update public ownership and private conservation lands map
· Develop a "How-to-Guide" and user-friendly methodology for annual updates of the public ownership database
· Update database on existing and emerging conservation plans
· Finalize coordinated, statewide vegetation classification and mapping standards
· Develop statewide wetlands map based on agreed-upon classification system
· Begin to incorporate riparian habitats into the statewide wetland inventory
· Complete survey of relevant datasets developed by counties and regional councils of government
· Develop and refine data layers for aquatic biodiversity and urban open space

Improving Access to Data and Planning-support Tools
· Enhance and expand the performance of the web-based Conservation Atlas
· Customize planning support tools to departmental needs

Private Stewardship Initiative
· Continue to coordinate and improve private stewardship funding capacity and outreach to private landowners
· Develop a private working lands stewardship strategy

Assessing the Health and Condition of Resources
· Continue to implement the lands and natural resources health and condition assessment methodology
· Produce the next Assessment with more in depth analyses and new sections on urban open space, and aquatic biodiversity

Engaging with Regional and Local Interests and Facilitating Partnership Opportunities:
· Hold remaining five "Spotlight on Conservation" workshops and analyze feedback
· Facilitate additional interdepartmental and interagency communication

Other Products
· 2003 Conservation Priorities Report, based on workshop results, health and condition assessments and additional analyses.
· Inventory regulatory programs and evaluate how these programs affect conservation acquisition and stewardship priorities in a Regulatory Framework Report


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