Indicators 1-17 of 17 indicators that match your search criteria:
 
Rank
Indicator
11
Land use patterns
 
Used by:
Willapa Alliance
Data source:
Tice and Forrest(1990),WA Conservation Needs Committee; Pacific County Regional Plan Council
 
Keywords: conservation, ecosystem, environment, farm, farm land, habitat, impervious surfaces, land, land use, open space, residential, roads, urbanization, wetlands
 
 
10
Open land lost to development in square km
 
Used by:
Fife Regional Council
Data source:
Ordnance Survey 1:50,000 Series, Scottish Natural Heritage, MLURI
 
Keywords: biodiversity, development, environment, land, land use, open space, sprawl
 
 
9
Acres of natural and restored wetlands
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
MN Department of Natural Resources
 
Keywords: conservation, ecosystem, environment, habitat, land use, natural, open space, restoration, runoff, water quality, watershed, wetlands, zoning
 
 
8
Land area in parks and wildlife refuges
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
General Services Administration; MN Department of Natural Resources
 
City of Richmond
Unspecified
 
Keywords: environment, forest, habitat, land, land use, open space, parks, recreation, wilderness, wildlife
 
 
8
Percent of significant natural areas protected
 
Comment: This assumes that the stewardship agreement will be honored.
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
Hamilton Harbour Watershed Stewardship Project, 95-95 Report
 
Keywords: biodiversity, conservation, ecosystem, environment, habitat, land use, open space, protection, wetlands
 
 
8
Acres of park lands per person
 
Used by:
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Pierce County
Pierce County Parks and Recreation
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
City of Toronto, Department of Parks and Recreation
 
Keywords: land use, open space, recreation
 
 
8
Forest land acres
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
Forest Inventory and Analysis Survey; MN Department of Natural Resources
 
Keywords: ecosystem, environment, forest, habitat, land use, natural resources, open space, resources, trees
 
 
8
Number of acres of public open space
 
Used by:
City of Santa Monica
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: community, environment, land use, open space, public, recreation
 
 
7
Song bird diversity or population
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
US Fish and Wildlife Service, MN Ornithological Union, MN Department of Natural Resources
 
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Black Hills Audubon Society
 
Keywords: biodiversity, bird, diversity, ecosystem, environment, habitat, open space, population, trees
 
 
7
Open space in urban villages
 
Comment: No definition of sufficient,
 
Used by:
Sustainable Seattle
Data source:
City of Seattle Office of Management and Planning
 
Keywords: environment, land use, open space, recreation, urban
 
 
7
Parks and playgrounds as percent of urban area
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Municipal planning departments
 
Keywords: community, connectedness, environment, land use, open space, parks, recreation, urban
 
 
7
Privately owned acres placed under conservation easement
 
Used by:
Missoula City-County Health Department
Data source:
Office of Planning and Grants
 
Keywords: conservation, environment, habitat, land use, open space, protection
 
 
6
Recreational trail miles
 
Comment: Trails can contribute to degradation of natural areas, so this should not be thought of as an environmental indicator.
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
Waterfront Regeneration Trust, Bruce Trail Association, City of Hamilton
 
Minnesota Planning
Department of Natural Resources, Office of Planning
 
Keywords: accessibility, conservation, land use, open space, parks, preservation, recreation, trails
 
 
6
Acres of conservation land intended for public use
 
Used by:
Maine Development Foundation
Data source:
Maine State Planning Office
 
Keywords: conservation, land use, open space, recreation
 
 
6
Area of lands under formal agreement for wildlife habitat
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Environmental Protection; Wildlife Habitat Canada; Ducks Unlimited
 
Keywords: conservation, environment, habitat, land use, open space, preservation, protection, wildlife
 
 
6
Index of watershed naturalness
 
Used by:
British Columbia - Commission on Resources and Environment
Data source:
Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks, Hydrology Branch
 
Keywords: ecosystem, environment, habitat, land use, natural, open space, urbanization, water, watershed
 
 
6
Acres of occupied grizzly habitat
 
Used by:
Missoula City-County Health Department
Data source:
US Fish and Wildlife Service
 
Keywords: biodiversity, diversity, environment, forest, habitat, land use, open space