Table 1. Criteria and management of conservation categories of Survey and Manage species (USDA and USDI 2001). N/A = not applicable. The “three basic criteria” refer to occurrence in the Northwest Forest Plan area, association with late-successional and old-growth forests, and plan provision for persistence. “Off” means not to be included under the Survey and Manage species mitigation. Also see Table 2 for further criteria.

Criteria
Management
Species category
Meet three basic criteria?
Relative rarity
Predisturbance surveys
Management of known sites
Predisturbance surveys
Strategic surveys
A
yes
rare
practical
manage all known sites
required
required
B
yes
rare
not practical
manage all known sites
not required
required
C
yes
uncommon
practical
manage high-priority sites
required
required
D
yes
uncommon
not practical
manage high-priority sites
not required
required
E
information insufficient
rare
N/A
manage all known sites
not required
required
F
information insufficient
uncommon
N/A
not required
not required
required
Off
no
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N/A
N/A
N/A