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Natural Connections: Green Infrastructure in Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana

[This website is] a partnership between the Center for Neighborhood Technology [CNT] and Openlands Project. Green infrastructure is the interconnected network of open spaces and natural areas that provides wildlife habitat and recreational opportunities and maintains the sustainability of our region. CNT and Openlands collaborated on this effort to support natural resource protection and land preservation efforts across parts of Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana. [from the website homepage]



CNT and the Openlands Project created Natural Connections: Green Infrastructure in Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana. Natural Connections is a database of the green infrastructure---the interconnected network of open spaces and natural areas that provides wildlife habitat and recreational opportunities---covering 14 counties extending out from the greater Chicago region, including the counties bordering the Wisconsin-Illinois and Illinois-Indiana state lines. The data, all 170+ layers of it, was attained from more than 60 local, state, and federal agencies, as well as private land trusts and conservation groups. All of it is available in a series of maps on the website. The maps highlight the many opportunities that exist for cross-border conservation and restoration efforts. [from CNT-Update Digest Vol 15, Issue 1]

Natural Connections: Green Infrastructure in Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana

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Infrastructure (green)
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Midwest-USDA FS
Keywords
CNT, GIS, Green infrastructure, Leaf characteristics
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