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Appendix (Public Version) for the Vernal Pool Fairy Shrimp (Branchinecta lynchi), Vernal Pool Tadpole Shrimp (Lepidurus packardi), and Conservancy Fairy Shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio) 5-Year Review: Summary and Evaluation

The purpose of this Appendix is to provide additional information about the status of the vernal pool fairy shrimp, vernal pool tadpole shrimp, and Conservancy fairy shrimp and their habitat within each of the vernal pool regions and core areas where they are found. This information will include the number of occurrence records and their status, the amount of vernal pool grassland habitat if known, any trends in loss of habitat that are particular to the vernal pool region, the amount of protected habitat and number of protected occurrences if known, and a summary of all protected areas including federal lands, conservation banks, habitat conservation plans, and any other protected areas such as private preserves or state lands.