Eight Required Elements of
the Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy
What's here now? - Distribution and abundance of wildlife species. Focus on low and declining species that are indicators of the health of the state’s wildlife.
Health Check - Location and condition of habitats that are vital to conserving priority species.
Threats - Identify problems that may harm wildlife species and/or habitats, and priority research for conservation actions.
Actions - Prescriptions and priorities for conserving wildlife species and habitats.
Monitoring - How to assess and measure effectiveness of conservation actions.
Review - Assessment at intervals not to exceed 10 years.
Coordination - Involvement of federal, state, and local agencies and Native American tribes that manage lands or programs affecting wildlife.
Public Participation - Required by law and essential for success in developing and carrying out plans.
The 2005 Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy files are in the Adobe® Acrobat® (PDF) format. Adobe® Reader® is required to open the files and is available as a free download from the Adobe® Web site.