Ecological Community Surveys

MNR provides specialized ecological community surveying and long-term vegetation monitoring. This includes field delineation of native plant community boundaries as well as community mapping based on aerial photo interpretation. Our staff are also experienced at evaluating and ranking the overall environmental condition of communities and conducting long-term monitoring to document changes in species presence and abundance over time. MNR’s services related to ecological community surveys and monitoring include:

  • Classification of Native Plant Communities
  • Field Mapping of Community Boundaries
  • Aerial Photo Interpretation
  • Community Condition Assessment
  • Long-term Vegetation Monitoring
  • Comprehensive Vegetation Inventories
  • Floristic Quality Assessment (FQA)
  • Transect and Relevé Sampling Techniques
  • Expertise in Prairies, Wetlands, and Forests