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Important Habitat Sites and Areas in the Lake Superior Basin 2006

The Important Habitat map was updated in Spring 2006 by the Lake Superior Binational Program's Habitat Committee. The map adds several new features, including: Lake Trout Important Habitat, Lake Whitefish Important Habitat, and Minnesota County Significant Biodiversity Areas. The map can now be accessed in several formats:

PDF format 8.5 x 11(2.7MB) or 37 x 25(9.2MB)
PDF format of reverse 8.5 x 11(103K) or 37 x 25(1MB)

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Download shape files for use with ArcView

Support for adding the Important Habitat map to the Lake Superior Decision Support website was provided by the Canada-Ontario Agreement through the Great Lakes Binational Program.

Click here to view the Important Habitat Sites and Areas in the Lake Superior Basin map that was created in the Spring of 2000.


The Lake Superior Decision Support project is coordinated through the Center for Water and the Environment at the Natural Resources Research Institute. The project is funded by the USEPA Region 5 Coastal Environmental Management Grant Program through the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.  For comments on this project or this home page, contact George Host.  Last updated: Friday, September 8, 2006
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