Prioritizing patches as habitat losses accumulate

2016-10-14T10:10:41-04:00 January 23rd, 2015|

Not all patches are created equal. When making priorities to conserve biodiversity given limited resources, some patches will inevitably be lost. Conventional methodology looks to rank patches individually, and then allow less important patches to [...]

Using network theory to prioritize management

2016-10-14T10:10:49-04:00 June 16th, 2014|

Although connectivity tools are numerous and growing steadily, there's no point in managing for connectivity without the practicality of knowing how to prioritize management decisions.  Questions such as which patches are most important, which corridors [...]

Connectivity approaches in state wildlife action plans

2016-10-14T10:10:53-04:00 March 18th, 2014|

Written by Iara Lacher and Marit Wilkerson In a study recently published in Conservation Biology, authors Lacher and Wilkerson used 50 State Wildlife Action Plans (SWAPs) [] to evaluate how the U.S., as a whole, addresses [...]