Assessing and Prioritizing Ecological Communities for Monitoring in a Regional Habitat Conservation Plan

@article{Hierl2008AssessingAP,
  title={Assessing and Prioritizing Ecological Communities for Monitoring in a Regional Habitat Conservation Plan},
  author={Lauren A. Hierl and Janet Franklin and Douglas H. Deutschman and Helen M. Regan and Brenda S. Johnson},
  journal={Environmental Management},
  year={2008},
  volume={42},
  pages={165-179}
}
In nature reserves and habitat conservation areas, monitoring is required to determine if reserves are meeting their goals for preserving species, ecological communities, and ecosystems. Increasingly, reserves are established to protect multiple species and communities, each with their own conservation goals and objectives. As resources are always inadequate to monitor all components, criteria must be applied to prioritize both species and communities for monitoring and management. While… Expand
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