What Makes New York's Shawangunk Mountains One of the "Last Great Places"?

Author: 
John Thompson
Date: 
01/10/2012
Source: 
Esri
PC Region: 
West Hudson

Due to its rich biological diversity, New York State's Shawangunk Mountains region is one of the most important sites for conservation in the northeastern United States. The sustainability of this unique area in an ever-changing world is dependent on the cooperation of scientists, land managers, and the public. GIS provided a comprehensive tool to visualize and understand this intricate landscape.