UTAH-Wide BRAT Project Completed!

posted Oct 12, 2014, 11:06 AM by Joe Wheaton   [ updated Oct 12, 2014, 6:49 PM ]
Utah State University researchers Wally MacFarlane, Martha Jensen and Joe Wheaton recently completed the extension of the BRAT (Beaver Restoration Assessment Tool) Across the entire state of Utah. The model is truly ready to be run now for all western states. The decision support system and capacity model have been dramatically improved and expanded and the methods are well documented. The research was prepared for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and is intended to help them implement the Utah Beaver Management Plan. The work is summarized in:
and fully reported in:
All the data is available here and will soon be available on the Utah Automated Geographic Reference Center.