Natural Resources

Biodiversity

To see deliverables resulting from fully executed Legacy projects, visit the Legacy Project Deliverables page: https://www.denix.osd.mil/legacy/nr-legacy-project-deliverables/

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Guidance

Environmental DNA Online Resource Center
DoD Biodiversity Conservation Toolbox pdf [324 KB]
DoD Biodiversity Conservation Toolbox Case Studies pdf [3.86 MB]
Conserving Biodiversity on Military Lands: The Commanders Guide pdf [9.45 MB]

Biodiversity provides us with tangible and intangible benefits to our economy, our health, and our quality of life. For installation leaders, maintaining biodiversity also helps to ensure training and troop readiness. To do so successfully requires access to environments similar to those expected to be encountered in combat. This Guide provides a summary of what Commander's should know about biodiversity conservation. Coral Reef Conservation Guide for the Military

Conserving Biodiversity on Military Lands - A Guide for Natural Resources Managers pdf [34.44 MB]

Building on the success of the 1996 DoD Biodiversity Handbook, this updated version is intended to provide an overview of major DoD natural resources issues with a specific emphasis on biodiversity conservation.