Wildlife Habitat Conservation and Management Plan Objectives
(1)Have been identified as scarce, becoming scarce or of special ecological significance within the city or county. Sources of information that may be used to identify these habitats include, but are not limited to, the Biodiversity Gap Analysis Program of the USGS Biological Resources Division and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Metropolitan Greenspaces Master Plan or equivalent Metropolitan Functional Plans, the Oregon Natural Heritage Program, the Oregon Biodiversity Project, the Oregon Habitat Joint Venture, the Oregon Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy, and the Oregon Plan for Salmon and Watersheds.
(2)Have been identified by state or federal resource agencies, local governments, regional governments, watershed councils, conservation organizations or other qualified entities as important habitats for ecological restoration to prevent additional loss of native habitats or species.
(3)Are important to achieve the conservation or management objectives for native habitats or species in public or private land management plans covering multiple land ownerships.
(4)Provide habitat for threatened or endangered species listed in or pursuant to 16 USC Section 1533, ORS 496.172 (Commission management authority for threatened or endangered species)(2), and OAR 635-100-0125 (State List of Threatened and Endangered Species);
(5)Provide habitat for state sensitive species listed pursuant to OAR 635-100-0040 (Sensitive Species List); or
(6)Are identified as significant wildlife habitat in the Goal 5 elements of city or county comprehensive plans.
(7)Areas that have been adopted by the Metropolitan Service District (Metro) as significant natural areas, open spaces or fish and wildlife habitats or regional resources under Goal 5 pursuant to OAR 660-023-0080 (Metro Regional Resources).
Rule 635-430-0020 — Wildlife Habitat Conservation and Management Plan Objectives,