Species Mapping


Understanding the geographic distribution of plants and animals is central to NatureServe’s species conservation efforts. 

NatureServe scientists work in the field in Peru. Photo by Jennifer Swenson.

Distribution maps facilitate protection and management of individual species, and the combined use of maps for many species allows us to indentify “hotspots” of biodiversity, regions with unique species assemblages, and sensitive areas containing imperiled species.

  1. Core Methodology Training 2014

  2. Field Inventory and Assessment

    ProductExpert Services
  3. Element Occurrence Data Standard

    ProductStandards & Methods
  4. NatureServe Observation Data Standard

    ProductStandards & Methods
  5. Custom Data Services

    ProductData, Maps & Tools