How Much Habitat is Enough? Third Edition

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This publication FroM Environment CANADA is used in “land use planning, restoration projects and land securement initiatives across the multiple jurisdictions and has become a standard conservation biology and landscape ecology reference.”
Some of this publication’s key recommendations …
  • 30% to 50% minimum forest cover,
  • the greater of 10% wetland cover per watershed or 40% of historic wetland cover,
  • less than 10% impervious cover in a watershed
  • average grassland patches sizes of greater than or equal to 50 hectares.