Conservation Planning Applications Towards Resilient Landscapes

APA Arizona Chapter

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Thursday, November 5, 2015
3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. MST

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Overview

Take-Away: Participants will be exposed to current conservation

 

 

 

 

planning applications, challenges, and solutions

 

throughout the state from a multi-agency/jurisdictional

 

perspective.

 

 

 

Description: Conservation planning initiatives are numerous

 

 

 

 

throughout Arizona spanning multiple scales while engaging

 

multiple stakeholders, agencies and jurisdictions. This session

 

features current geospatial research focused on assessing the

 

projected impacts of future urban growth on wildlife connectivity

 

around Tucson and Saguaro National Park, evaluation

 

of the proposed I-11 corridor alternatives as they related

 

to a multi-disciplinary habitat enhancement prioritization

 

framework, trans-boundary conservation modeling and

 

prioritization between southern Arizona and Mexico, and local

 

jurisdictional conservation planning applications throughout

 

Pima County.

 

 

 

Moderator: Ryan M. Perkl, PH.D., Assistant Professor of Planning,

 

 

 

 

 

School of Landscape Architecture & Planning, University of

 

Arizona

Presenters: Julie Mikolajczyk, GIS Specialist/Wildlife Connectivity

 

 

 

 

 

Coordinator, Arizona Department of Game and Fish; Laura

 

Norman, Ph.D., Research Physical Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey;

 

Elizabeth VanderLeeuw, GIS Analyst, Pima County ITD

 

Speakers

Ryan Perkl