Relative Ecological Assessment tool

Relative Ecological Assessment of Conservation Land in British Columbia

  • TNTBC continually made aware of potential properties that could be acquired for conservation in BC.
  • Very important to rapidly assess relative ecological value of potential acquisitions.
  • Some ability to evaluate the conservation values of candidate properties using GIS analyses.
  • Develop a product that allows TNTBC to more thoroughly and efficiently evaluate potential securement opportunities for conservation.
  • Use of scientific rules of thumb, spatial arrangement, and extent of compatible or incompatible land uses.
  • Automated GIS tool that runs through a series of steps to report a set of ecological values or scores given a potential acquisition input shapefile.

Created automated web browser tool, that runs through a series of steps to report a set of ecological values or scores given a potential acquisition input shapefile.