Places to See Rare Species
U.S.G.S. 7.5 Minute Quads
Our species lists are based on U.S. Geological Survey 7.5 minute quads. See our quad-finder page.
The Service's National Wetland Inventory maps are now available online.
California Department of Fish & Game
- BIOS The Biogeographic Information & Observation System has a variety of data, including critical habitat maps.
- Quick Viewer shows the species that have been observed in each 7.5 minute quad.
- BIOS vs. CNDDB Comparison chart
From Redding to Bakersfield, the crest of the Sierra Nevadas to the Pacific Coast, we are working to conserve fish, wildlife and plants. In addition to the map image to the top right, you can download both a printable PDF Map (593 KB) and the GIS Jurisdictional Boundaries Shape Files are available.
For anadromous fish (e.g. chinook salmon) and other ocean species, go to the NOAA Fisheries Service critical habitat GIS Data page.
NationalAtlas.gov - A very user-friendly national map portal.
GeoData.gov is the National cross-agency portal for geographic information.
U.S. Geological Survey has many online and paper maps.
CalFish Fish Data & Maps