• Improved the quality, quantity and availability of historic and cultural site-level, landscape-level and viewshed-level data documentation.
  • Identified organizations and funding sources to improve the quantity and quality of habitat data.
  • Developed a process to revise or reconsider management strategies toward land conservation to accommodate anticipated climate-related changes or impacts.


  • Developed maps of high conservation value forests, including a watershed-wide layer and county-level forest patch maps.
  • Used existing land conservation programs (including the U.S. Department of Defense Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration Program) to identify opportunities to conserve priority landscapes around Department of Defense installations in the watershed.
  • Used the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s environmental justice screening tool to consider protecting land in areas vulnerable to increased development.
  • Developed a strategy to proactively address potential adverse impacts to natural, cultural and historic resources.