Ecological Communities of New York State,

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The primary objective of this report is to classify and describe ecological communities representing the full array of biological diversity of New York State. An ecological community is a variable assemblage of interacting plant and animal populations that share a common environment. As part of the New York Natural Heritage Program inventory, this classification has been developed to help assess and protect the biological diversity of the state. NY Natural Heritage inventory work allows us to maintain a regularly updated database of information on rare animals, rare plants, and significant natural communities of New York State. This inventory also provides a ranking system for determining priorities for conservation and management of New York State's significant natural areas. The

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  • Gregory J. Et Al Edinger

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