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TRACS - Terrestrial Restoration and Conservation Strategy

TRACS is a comprehensive planning tool that identifies the most important terrestrial species, habitats and watersheds by R6 ecoregion, and provides examples showing how this information can be used to design integrated restoration projects that unite Forest Service disciplines and accomplish multiple objectives simultaneously. It is the first Forest Service effort of its kind.

T R A C S is an acronym that stands for Terrestrial Restoration and Conservation Strategy.The TRACS vision of strategic conservation, restoration, and enhancement aims to safeguard high-quality habitat and improve less-healthy ecosystems: Protect the best and restore the rest. Collaboration and integration are critical for TRACS success, thus most TRACS conservation and restoration work will display coordinated actions that benefit priority species and habitats in key watersheds through collaboration with internal and external partners. TRACS was developed by RO staff and biologists, botanists, and other natural resource and planning staff across the region.

TRACS Final Strategy

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