California Spotted Owl Conservation Objectives Report

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California Spotted Owl Conservation Objectives Report

This Conservation Objectives Report (COR) assesses and summarizes the needs of CSO, describes broad conservation objectives, and makes recommendations to reduce and/or ameliorate stressors to the species. This report is not meant to be prescriptive, but rather to inform range-wide, mixed-ownership and multiple-use land conservation strategies.

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References cited in Species Profile

Cornell Lab of Ornithology. 2015. Spotted Owl....
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