SDE Feature Class
biota, San Benito County, California, riparian, San Benito River, vegetation, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, environment
The goal of the project is to create a baseline vegetation map depicting existing conditions within the study area. The vegetation map will be used by TNC for four primary purposes: To track changes that may occur to vegetation and associated wildlife habitats over time. To better understand the distribution of riparian vegetation types within the San Benito River system. To contribute to building a better Statewide vegetation map To study connectivity of pristine habitats between the Gabilan and Diablo ranges in a rapidly urbanized area.
Aerial Information Systems, Inc. (AIS) was contracted by The Nature Conservancy to create a vegetation map covering approximately 42500 acres (~66 square miles) within the majority of the San Benito River Valley. The goal of the project is to create a baseline vegetation map depicting existing conditions within the study area.
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