The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
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Brief descriptions of the maps currently available on this page

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Arboretum Base Map 8.5x11
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Base map of Nichols Arboretum, formatted to print at 8.5x11”, showing roads and trails on a 2010 aerial photograph

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Arboretum Cover-Type Map
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General landcover types of Nichols Arboretum (grassland, hardwood forest, etc.), and acreage of each

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Arboretum Floristic Quality Map
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Results of Floristic Quality Assessment at Nichols Arboretum, using color scales to map Floristic Quality Index and Mean Coefficients of Conservatism and Wetness for surveyed areas.  For more information on FQA, see: http://www.michigandnr.com/publications/pdfs/huntingwildlifehabitat/FQA.pdf

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Arboretum Historical Aerials Poster (36x48)
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36x48” poster showing aerial photographs of Nichols Arboretum from 1940, 1960, 1979, 1990, 2001, and 2008

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Arboretum Natural Communities Map
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Map of the high-quality natural areas identified at Nichols Arboretum during our survey, showing community type and acreage

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Arboretum Non-Native Shrub Cover Map
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Color gradient map showing relative density of non-native invasive shrub cover across Nichols Arboretum, as surveyed in the summer of 2012

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Arboretum Notable Plants and Natural Communities Map
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Point locations of selected plants overlayed on surveyed natural communities at Nichols Arboretum

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Arboretum Plant List
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General plant list combining all surveyed areas at Nichols Arboretum, excluding threatened and endangered species.  Exotic species' scientific names are indicated in all capital letters.

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Arboretum Relief Map
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3D-effect terrain map of Nichols Arboretum, with areas of steep slope emphasized

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Arboretum Soil Disturbance Map
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Map showing areas of past soil disturbance, mainly due to road and railroad construction, at Nichols Arboretum

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Arboretum Soil Map
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Soil types of Nichols Arboretum, as mapped by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

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Arboretum Survey Area Map
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Map identifying the areas in Nichols Arboretum where botanical inventories were completed in 2011-2012

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Botanical Gardens Base Map 8.5x11
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Base map of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens, formatted to print at 8.5x11”, showing roads and trails on a 2010 aerial photograph

3.5MB Matthaei
Botanical Gardens Cover Type Map
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General landcover types of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens (grassland, hardwood forest, etc.), and acreage of each

229kb Matthaei
Botanical Gardens Floristic Quality Map
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Results of Floristic Quality Assessment at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens, using color scales to map Floristic Quality Index and Mean Coefficients of Conservatism and Wetness for surveyed areas.  For more information on FQA, see:  http://www.michigandnr.com/publications/pdfs/huntingwildlifehabitat/FQA.pdf

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Botanical Gardens Historical Aerials Poster (36x48)
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36x48” poster showing aerial photographs of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens from 1940, 1966, 1984, 1998, 2007 and 2010

17.2MB Matthaei
Botanical Gardens Natural Communities Map
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Map of the high-quality natural areas identified at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens during our survey, showing community type and acreage

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Botanical Gardens Non-Native Shrub Cover 2011
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Color gradient map showing relative density of the most common non-native invase shrub species at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens prior to targeted habitat restoration work beginning in 2011

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Botanical Gardens Notable Plants and Natural Communities
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 Point locations of selected plants overlayed on surveyed natural communities at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens

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Botanical Gardens Relief Map
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3D-effect terrain map of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens property, with areas of steep slope emphasized

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Botanical Gardens Soil Disturbance Map
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Map showing areas of past till agriculture, wetland ditching, and gravel mining at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens

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Botanical Gardens Soil Map
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Soil types of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens, as mapped by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

1.9MB Matthaei
Botanical Gardens Survey Area Map
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Map identifying the areas at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens where botanical inventories were completed in 2011-2012

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East Ann Arbor 1800 Landcover
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Early 19th century ecosystems of the eastern Ann Arbor area, delineated from surveyor’s notes by the Michigan Natural Features Inventory

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FQI Data Summary by Plant Community
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Summarized results of Floristic Quality Assessment at all four properties, arranged by plant community type.  Complete plant inventories are not included.  For more information on FQA, see:  http://www.michigandnr.com/publications/pdfs/huntingwildlifehabitat/FQA.pdf

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FQI Data Summary by Site
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Summarized results of Floristic Quality Assessment at all four properties, arranged by property.  Complete plant inventories are not included.  For more information on FQA, see:  http://www.michigandnr.com/publications/pdfs/huntingwildlifehabitat/FQA.pdf

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FQI Data Summary by Site and Plant Community
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Summarized results of Floristic Quality Assessment at all four properties, arranged by property and plant community type.  Complete plant inventories are not included.  For more information on FQA, see:  http://www.michigandnr.com/publications/pdfs/huntingwildlifehabitat/FQA.pdf

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Horner Woods and Goodrich Preserve Map
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Base map of Horner-McLaughlin Woods and the neighboring Goodrich Preserve, showing roads and trails on a 2010 aerial photograph

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Horner-McLaughlin Notable Plants and Communities Map
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Point locations of selected plants overlayed on surveyed natural communities at Horner-McLaughlin Woods

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Horner-McLaughlin Plant List
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General plant list combining all surveyed areas at Horner-McLaughlin Woods, excluding threatened and endangered species.  Exotic species' names are indicated in all capital letters.

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Horner-McLaughlin Woods Base Map 8.5x11
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Base map of Horner-McLaughlin Woods, formatted to print at 8.5x11”, showing roads and trails on a 2010 aerial photograph

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Horner-McLaughlin Woods Cover Type Map
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General landcover types of Horner-McLaughlin Woods (grassland, hardwood forest, etc.), and acreage of each

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Horner-McLaughlin Woods Floristic Quality Map
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Results of Floristic Quality Assessment at Horner-McLaughlin Woods, using color scales to map Floristic Quality Index and Mean Coefficients of Conservatism and Wetness for surveyed areas.  For more information on FQA, see:  http://www.michigandnr.com/publications/pdfs/huntingwildlifehabitat/FQA.pdf

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Horner-McLaughlin Woods Historical Aerials Poster (36x48)
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36x48” poster showing aerial photographs of Horner-McLaughlin Woods from 1940, 1966, 1984, 2002 and 2008

2.1MB Horner Woods
Horner-McLaughlin Woods Natural Communities Map
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Map of the high-quality natural areas identified at Horner-McLaughlin Woods during our survey, showing community type and acreage

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Horner-McLaughlin Woods Relief Map
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3D-effect terrain map of Horner-McLaughlin Woods, with areas of steep slope emphasized

5.2MB Horner Woods
Horner-McLaughlin Woods Soil Disturbance Map
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Map showing areas of past soil disturbance, primarily by till agriculture, at Horner-McLaughlin Woods and the Goodrich Preserve

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Horner-McLaughlin Woods Soil Map
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Soil types of Horner-McLaughlin Woods, as mapped by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

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Horner-McLaughlin Woods Survey Area Map
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Map identifying the areas in Horner-McLaughlin Woods where botanical inventories were completed in 2011-2012

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Matthaei Plant List
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General plant list combining all surveyed natural areas of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens, excluding threatened and endangered species.  Exotic species' scientific names are indicated in all capital letters.

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Mud Lake Bog 1800 Landcover
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Early 19thcentury ecosystems of Mud Lake Bog and surrounding areas, delineated from surveyor’s notes by the Michigan Natural Features Inventory

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Mud Lake Bog Base Map 8.5x11
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Base map of Mud Lake Bog, formatted to print at 8.5x11", showing roads and trails on a 2010 aerial photograph

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Mud Lake Bog Cover Type Map
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General landcover types of Mud Lake Bog (grassland, hardwood forest, etc.), and acreage of each

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Mud Lake Bog Floristic Quality Map
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Results of Floristic Quality Assessment at Mud Lake Bog, using color scales to map Floristic Quality Index and Mean Coefficients of Conservatism and Wetness for surveyed areas.  For more information on FQA, see:  http://www.michigandnr.com/publications/pdfs/huntingwildlifehabitat/FQA.pdf

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Mud Lake Bog Historical Aerials Poster (36x48)
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36x48” poster showing aerial photographs of Mud Lake Bog from 1940, 1966, 1984, 1990, 2002 and 2010

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Mud Lake Bog Natural Communities Map
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Map of the high-quality natural areas identified at Mud Lake Bog during our survey, showing community type and acreage

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Mud Lake Bog Notable Plants and Communities
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Point locations of selected plants overlayed on surveyed natural communities at Mud Lake Bog

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Mud Lake Bog Plant List
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General plant list combining all surveyed areas at Mud Lake Bog, excluding threatened and endangered species.  Exotic species' scientific names are indicated in all capital letters.

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Mud Lake Bog Relief Map
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3D-effect terrain map of Mud Lake Bog, with areas of steep slope emphasized

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Mud Lake Bog Soil Disturbance Map
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Map showing areas of past soil disturbance, primarily by till agriculture, at Mud Lake Bog

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Mud Lake Bog Soil Map
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Soil types of Mud Lake Bog, as mapped by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

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Mud Lake Bog Survey Area Map
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Map identifying the areas at Mud Lake Bog where botanical inventories were completed in 2011-2012

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Natural Community Global and State Rankings
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Description of the degree to which each natural area represents an imperiled ecosystem.  For ranking criteria, see: http://mnfi.anr.msu.edu/communities/ranking.cfm

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Tepley Arboretum Detailed Landforms
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Detailed glacial geology of Nichols Arboretum, as mapped by Alan Tepley, 2001

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Tepley Arboretum General Landforms
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General glacial geology of Nichols Arboretum, as mapped by Alan Tepley, 2001

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