Credits

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) would like to thank the Conservation Management Institute at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University for their cooperation in developing the Virginia Fish and Wildlife Information Service.  Without their expertise and support, this system would not have been possible.

Logo for Conservation Management Institute

VDGIF would also like to thank the following organizations who provide data, assist in collecting and compiling data, or setting up procedures used on the Virginia Fish and Wildlife Information Service.

Dataset Name Creator/Cooperator Description of Use
Collections Database Logo for Virginia Coastal Program of the Department of Environmental Quality

Logo for NOAA Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management
This GIS database locates wildlife as observed by professional biologists.

Data entry for the Collections database was funded, in part, by the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program at the Department of Environmental Quality through Grant #NAO4NOS4190060 of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, under the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended.

Conservation Lands Database Logo for Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation This GIS database is used to display and query boundaries of public lands.
Breeding Bird Atlas Database Virginia Society of Ornithology This database is used to display and query Breeding Bird Atlas data.
Breeding Bird Survey Database The United States Geological Survey (USGS) Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

The Canadian Wildlife Service

This database is used to query Breeding Bird Survey data.
Christmas Bird Count National Audubon Society This database is used to query Christmas Bird Count data.
Colonial Waterbirds Database Cornell Ornithological Laboratory This database is used to query Christmas Bird Count data.
Cold Water Streams Database Virginia Cooperative Fishery Research Unit,

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,

United States Environmental Protection Agency

This database is used to query Cold Water Stream data.
Biota of Virginia Database United States Office of Surface Mining

United States Bureau of Land Management

United States Fish and Wildlife Service’s Eastern Energy and Land Use Team

This database is used to query species specific information.
Anadromous Fish Use Areas and Impediments Database Virginia Commonwealth University's Biology Department,

Virginia Commonwealth University's Center for Environmental Studies,

United States Environmental Protection Agency

This database is used to query Anadromous Fish Use Waters and Impediments data.
Threatened and Endangered Species Waters Database United States Environmental Protection Agency This database is used to query Threatened and Endangered Species Waters data.