Beaver Suitability Analysis

Cache la Poudre, Colorado

In order to assess locations that may prove beneficial for beaver introduction, we created a suitability model in GIS. The model is based on existing peer-reviewed literature on dam-building beaver requirements. The maps below represent the criteria layers that were used as model input.

  • Existing Vegetation Type Rank

    Existing Vegetation Type Rank

  • Existing Vegetation Cover Rank

    Existing Vegetation Cover Rank

  • Final Suitability Model

    Final Suitability Model

  • Road Proximity Rank

    Road Proximity Rank

  • Stream Order Ranking

    Stream Order Ranking

  • Existing Vegetation Type Rank
  • Existing Vegetation Cover Rank
  • Final Suitability Model
  • Road Proximity Rank
  • Stream Order Ranking

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