Lynx Management Direction for the Northern Rockies
Lynx management direction for 18 National Forests in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Utah.
The Northern Rockies Lynx Management Direction Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and Record of Decision (ROD) was signed on March 23, 2007 and is available to the public on this web site. For a CD or paper copy contact the Lynx Coordinator, Ray Smith, at (406) 329-3381.
Deciding Officials for the Lynx Management Direction FEIS and ROD: Kathleen A. McAllister, Acting R1 Regional Forester, Rick D. Cables, R2 Regional Forester, and Jack G. Troyer, R4 Regional Forester.
"Remanded Determination" Federal Register Notice - July 2003
Current Lynx Research - See Appendix F in FEIS
Biological Opinion - of the Effects of National Forest Land and Resource Management Plans and Bureau of Land Management Land Use Plans on Canada Lynx - October 2000
Canada Lynx Conservation Assessment and Strategy - August 2000
The Conservation Agreements
Lynx Listing - Federal Register rule listing lynx as a threatened species by the US Fish and Wildlife Service - March 2000
Ecology and Conservation on Lynx in the United States 1999
Biological Assessment of the Effects of National Forest Land and Resource Management Plans and Bureau of Land Management Land Use Plans on Canada Lynx - December 1999 (149 pages)
Figure 1: States, Geographic Areas, and Administrative Units Considered in the Biological Assessment
Figure 2: Lynx Records within Five Time Periods
Figure 3: Lynx Potential Habitat and Primary Areas of Occurrence (Primary Habitat) in the Conterminous United States
Figure 4: Historical Lynx Habitat Distribution and Likelihood for Supporting Lynx Conservation
Figure 5: Lynx Habitat Distribution with Current Plan Direction and Likelihood for Supporting Lynx Conservation
Figure 6: Connectivity Potential
Figure 7: Potential National Connectivity Concerns
Figure 8: Example of Potential Regional Connectivity Concerns
Urban Wildland Interface Communities Within the Vicinity of Federal Lands That Are at High Risk From Wildfire - Federal Register Notice; January 4, 2001
Urban Wildland Interface Communities Within the Vicinity of Federal Lands That Are at High Risk From Wildfire - Federal Register Notice; August 17, 2001
A Collaborative Approach for Reducing Wildland Fire Risks to Communities and the Environment - 10-Year Comprehensive Strategy - Implementation Plan - May 2002