Vegetation Mapping and Plots

Contracted by Colorado Parks and Wildlife to work on a field- and GIS-focused vegetation mapping project for Lathrop and Boyd Lake State Parks. CEC reviewed vegetation classification data classified according to the National Vegetation Classification (NVC) System, field-verified vegetation, and corrected data in ArcGIS. Also, collected data on vegetation condition an average of 10 vegetation plots. Produced a report summarizing methods and results, GIS data, and vegetation community and condition maps. 

Boyd Lake State Park

Loveland, Colorado

Lathrop State Park

Walsenberg, Colorado

“All ethics so far evolved rest upon a single premise: that the individual is a member of a community of interdependent parts.The land ethic simply enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants and animals, or collectively the land.” 

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Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac.

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