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Agenda: May 13, 2014 Subteam Meeting (Terrestrial/Wetland)

May 13, 2014 Terrestrial Subteam Meeting for the Connecticut River Pilot.

Connecticut River Landscape Design Pilot
Terrestrial and Wetland Work Group Call
Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 1:00 – 2:30pm

Summary/Notes from this meeting

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Review and further discussion of recommendations and outcomes from April 22 subteam and April 25 core team meetings regarding Ecosystem Macrogroups

  • Review and discussion of initial criteria and ranking for Ecosystem Macrogroup weighting from April 25 Core Team meeting

Macrogroups/Acres and Rep. Species

Criteria for weighting Macrogroups/Systems

Table with weights for Macrogroups/Systems

Review under represented species and ecosystem types – discuss approach and considerations for each of the identified components listed below:

  • Bat Hibernacula
  • Puritan and Cobblestone Tiger Beetles
  • Important Floodplain Habitat
  • New England Cottontail Focal Areas
  • Map of Northeastern Interior Pine Barrens Ecological System
  • Others?

Begin discussion of an approach for Species Level Conservation Design

  • Review of proposed population objectives for 13 representative species in the CRW
  • Examples of habitat models for two representative species - current landscape capability and future climate niches
  • Discuss how multiple species could be combined into single landscape design
  • How can models be used in thinking about how we reach population objectives?

Check-in on overall CTR Pilot process – how are people feeling about the approach so far?

Teleconference Number: 866-762-5634
Participant Passcode: 5866227

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