Credits September 2012

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) would like to thank the Conservation Management Institute at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University for their cooperation in developing the Virginia Fish and Wildlife Information Service. Without their expertise and support, this system would not have been possible.

VDGIF would also like to thank the following organizations who provide data, assist in collecting and compiling data, or setting up procedures used on the Virginia Fish and Wildlife Information Service.

Dataset Name Creator/Cooperator Description of Use
Biota of Virginia Database Logo for U.S. Office Of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Office Of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement

Logo for U.S. Bureau of Land Management United States Bureau of Land Management

Logo for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Unites States Fish and Wildlife Service's Eastern Energy and Land Use Team

Logo for Conservation Management Institute
Conservation Management Institute

Logo for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

This database is used to query species specific information.
Collections Database

Logo for Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Logo for Virginia Coastal Program of the Department of Environmental Quality

Logo for NOAA Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management

This GIS database locates wildlife as observed by professional biologists.

Data entry for the Collections database was funded, in part, by the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program at the Department of Environmental Quality through Grant #NAO4NOS4190060 of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, under the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended.

Bald Eagle Nests Logo for Center for Conservation Biology Center for Conservation Biology, College of William & Mary and Virginia Commonwealth University Sites of Bald Eagle nests.
Conservation Lands Database Logo for Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation DCR Natural Heritage areas of concern.
Breeding Bird Atlas Database Logo for Virginia Society of Ornithology
Virginia Society of Ornithology
This database is used to display and query Breeding Bird Atlas data.
Cold Water Streams Database

Logo for V.T. Dept. Fish and Wildlife Conservation Cooperative Fishery Research Unit, Dept. Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ,

Logo for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

This database is used to query Cold Water Stream data.
Anadromous Fish Use Areas and Impediments Database Logo for Virginia Commonwealth University Biology Department Virginia Commonwealth University Biology Department,

Logo for Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Environmental Studies Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Environmental Studies,

Logo for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

This database is used to query Anadromous Fish Use Waters and Impediments data.
Threatened and Endangered Species Waters Database Logo for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency This database is used to query Threatened and Endangered Species Waters data.