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A Conservation Planning Atlas (CPA) is a science-based mapping platform where conservation managers and LCC members can go to view, retrieve, and perform analyses on spatial information with specific conservation goals in mind. Learn more...
A screen capture of the South Atlantic LCC Conservation Planning Atlas Blueprint Simple viewer.
The GeoFIN mapper is an interactive mapping tool that allows you to view barriers to fish passage across the U.S. as well as model their removal in your watershed. It also generates profiles and reports for a given geographic area and can search the USFWS fish passage barrier database. Learn more...
Each fish icon on the GeoFIN mapper represents a barrier removed from a stream across the country.
The Louisiana Field Office utilizes the latest GIS applications to provide spatial analyses to all programs; Civil Works, Coastal Restoration & Protection, Conservation Planning Assistance, Endangered Species, Environmental Contaminants, and Partners for Fish & Wildlife. These tools provide the capability to look at landscape conservation and ecosystem management; assess habitat suitability, wildlife habitat management, and where to best put limited resources towards protection and recovery. We also provide GIS and GPS (global positioning system) support to national wildlife refuges for management plans, oil and gas exploration, elevation and geodetic benchmark surveys, remote sensing and habitat mapping. Learn more...
Fish and Wildlife Service responders add technology to aid Hurricane Harvey response, bolster safety
September 2, 2017 | 3 minute readJosh O’Connor, a fire specialist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Department of the Interior, wanted to help search-and-rescue teams in five Texas counties that were in Hurricane Harvey’s devastating path. He had a powerful piece of technology that he had used to aid in fighting wildland fires that he believed could be adapted to help Texas emergency management responders speed their response activities and do it safely. Read the full story...
A portion of the map of Orange, Texas, which was hit hard by Hurricane Harvey. Map by Josh O’Connor, USFWS.