|Statement||primary author and technical contact, David M. Olson .|
|Contributions||Xerces Society., United States. Forest Service. Northern Spotted Owl EIS Team.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||51 p. :|
|Number of Pages||51|
DNR’s Trust Lands Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) covers state forestlands managed by DNR within the range of the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina). This includes million acres of state trust lands west of the Cascade Mountains and on the eastern slopes of the Cascades. RECOVERY STRATEGY FOR THE NORTHERN SPOTTED OWL. (Strix occidentalis caurina) IN BRITISH COLUMBIA. Under the Accord for the Protection of Species at Risk (), the federal, provincial, and territorial governments agreed to work together on legislation, programs, and policies to protect wildlife species at risk throughout Size: KB. Spotted Owl. Strix occidentalis. Because it requires old-growth forest, this owl has been at the center of fierce controversy between conservationists and the logging industry in the Pacific Northwest. The owl itself seems anything but fierce: it has a gentle look, and it . Title. A conservation strategy for the northern spotted owl / Title Variants: Alternative: A conservation strategy for the northern spotted owl: report of the Interagency Scientific Committee to address the conservation of the northern spotted owl Alternative: Report of the Interagency Scientific Committee to address the conservation of the northern spotted owl.
inadequate as a conservation strategy. The primary reason the Final Plan fails as a sufficient conservation strategy for the northern spotted owl is that it represents a reduction in the total area of federal lands dedicate to the species recovery. As best we can determine, the amount of habitat within designated reserves. How are the Northern Spotted Owls Protected? Federal Forestland Preserved from Management. There are more than million acres of federal forests in Washington. Almost half of the federal land, million acres, is preserved from management in national parks, monuments, and wilderness areas. Land within the Northwest Forest Plan Boundary which has a plan to complement the federal conservation strategy. Management plans for the Northern Spotted Owl. Washington State’s contribution to owl recovery on non-federal lands was developed through a collaborative stakeholder process, and adopted into law in Northern spotted owls are one of three subspecies of spotted owls. The other two are the Mexican spotted owl and the California spotted owl. Each of these owls is brown with white spots, but the northern spotted owl is the darkest brown with the smallest spots and has darker facial disks (the feathers surrounding the eyes).