National Park Service

Upper Columbia Basin Network (UCBN)

Park Species Lists

NPS field crew sampling in the Big Hole River
NPS field crew sampling in the Big Hole River

One of the primary functions of the Upper Columbia Basin Network (UCBN) data management staff is to work with park resources staff to develop and maintain verified, substantiated, and certified vascular plant and vertebrate species lists for each network park. The information presented in these web-based species lists are subsets of data managed in NPSpecies, which is the master biodiversity database for the National Park Service, and is the tool used by UCBN for meeting this goal.

The species lists presented here have all gone through a certification process. This involves the evaluation and review of the species information by local experts who are well-versed in the biology, taxonomy and nomenclature of species in UCBN parks.

Species Lists for Upper Columbia Basin Network Parks

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What's the difference?

A Checklist contains only those species that are designated as "present" or "probably present" in the park.

The Full List with Details includes all the Checklist species plus species that are unconfirmed, historically detected, or incorrectly reported in the park. The Full List also contains species that are "in review" because their status in the park hasn't been fully determined. Additional details about the status of each species is included in the Full List.

The Checklist will almost always contain fewer species than the Full List.

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