led efforts to identify vital wildlife corridors in the nine Bay Area counties plus Santa Cruz, San Benito, Monterey Mendocino, and Lake Counties. The results complement the CLN by providing a detailed analysis of areas where maintenance or restoration of ecological connectivity is essential to conserving biological diversity and wildlife crossings and corridors. Critical Linkages are incorporated in the Explorer Tool.
Download the Critical Linkages Map
Download the Critical Linkages report (PDF, 50 MB)
Protected Areas within Critical Linkages
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