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Data Layer Methodology

Each data layer was developed to address a specific value or concern related to fish and wildlife resources in Montana. Click on the link to read a summary of why each layer was made, and what data and methods were used to make the layer.

Layers Included

All Aquatic Layers

1.5 MB

Aquatic Connectivity

416 KB

Fish Native Species Richness

469 KB

Fish Species of Concern

348 KB

Game Fish Life History

327 KB

Game Fish Quality

469 KB

All Terrestrial Layers

46 KB

Terrestrial Conservation Species

240 KB

Terrestrial Species Richness

246 KB

Terrestrial Game Quality

432 KB

All Terrestrial Game Quality Contributing Layers

512 KB

Big Game Winter Range Habitat

437 KB

Forest Carnivore Habitat

382 KB

Prairie Grouse Habitat

384 KB

Bighorn Sheep & Mountain Goat Habitat

366 KB

All Habitat Layers

512 KB

Riparian Layers

242 KB

Large Intact Landscapes

234 KB

Watershed Integrity

430 KB

Wetland Areas

261 KB

All Other Layers

471 KB

Designated Lands

240 KB

Housing Density by Decade

305 KB