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Welcome to the NEW HabITS V5 Help Center 

**It is recommended that you use Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge as your internet browser when working in HabITS V5. Other internet browsers may not work properly.** 


NEW Troubleshooting and Data Entry Tips and Tricks (under construction)


Adding New Partners: Due to ongoing partners list standardization, please reach out to Sherri Mosley (Sherri_Mosley@fws.gov) for assistance in adding a new partner. 



***FY2022 HabITS V5 Recorded Training Webinars***

***FY2022 HabITS Training Schedule***




FY2021 HabITS V5 Recorded Training Webinars

FY2021 HabITS Training Schedule


FY2019 HabITS Training Schedule

FY2019 HabITS V5 Recorded Training Webinars


FY2018 Recorded Training Webinar - Map Editor and Creating Accomplishment Geometries

FY2017 HabITS V5 Recorded Training Webinars




HabITS V5 User Guide


Getting Started

This document is meant to be used as general guidance for using the HabITS application.  It provides a general introduction to the HabITS application in the first section with a focus on application access, navigation, and the data which may be found under separate modules within the application. 

ECOS Profile 

In order to access the HabITS application a user must first have an account with ECOS.

Login to Secure ECOS at https://ecos.fws.gov and supply the users AD credentials.  If the user has never established an account they will be asked to setup their profile at this time.  If they already have an ECOS account access the PROFILE page (under My Account) and verify their current profile.  If the user has switched stations recently it may not be accurate and they will need to submit a help desk ticket to have ECOS change their profile.

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Requesting HabITS Access

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Data Sharing Restrictions

HabITS is a robust database with quite a bit of data both historic and present.  There are many times that the programs work with other entities collaboratively.  The success of the Partners and Coastal Programs relies upon voluntary partnerships founded in trust.  As such, we cannot over emphasize the importance of protecting the privacy of our partners.  To the extent possible, any reports run or shared must have any landowner names and other sensitive information of private citizens and organizations removed.  Spatial data must be accompanied by a Data Sharing Agreement (Link to example agreement to be uploaded soon).

What's NEW in HabITS V5

Release Notes (link also found at the top of the HabITS Dashboard)

Advanced Mapper (5.11 Released )

New Report Interface (5.11 Released )

New Report Platform (5.11 Released )

Focus Area Module (5.11 Released )

Strategic Planning Module (5.12 Released)

Analysis Mapper (5.13 Released)

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HabITS V5 Training Videos and Webinars

Recorded HabITS Training #1 - New Biologists Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - May 10, 2022

Intro Training 1st Offering Training Webinar Time Stamps Document - This shows the time stamps in the recorded webinar where certain tasks occurred.

Recorded HabITS Training 2nd Offering - New Biologists Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - May 13, 2022

Intro Training 2nd Offering Training Webinar Time Stamps Document - This shows the time stamps in the recorded webinar where certain tasks occurred.

Recorded New Project Workflow; Species and Financials Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - June 2, 2022

Project Workflow Training Webinar Time Stamps Document - This shows the time stamps in the recorded webinar where certain tasks occurred.

Recorded Running Reports Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - June 16, 2022

Running Reports Training Webinar Time Stamps Document - This shows the time stamps in the recorded webinar where certain tasks occurred.


Recorded HabITS Training #1 - New Biologists Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - May 27, 2021

New Biologist Training Webinar Time Stamps Document - This shows the time stamps in the recorded webinar where certain tasks occurred.

Recorded New Project Workflow; Species and Financials Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - June 15, 2021

Recorded Mappers; Editor and Analysis Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - June 22, 2021

Recorded Running Reports Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - June 29, 2021

Recorded Technical Assistance Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - July 13, 2021

Recorded HabITS 101, New Biologist Training Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - May 29, 2019

Recorded HabITS Secretary Orders Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - June 5, 2019

Recorded HabITS Creating Multipolygon Accomplishments Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - June 19, 2019

Recorded HabITS Running Reports Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - June 19, 2019

Recorded HabITS New Functionality Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - July 10, 2019

Recorded HabITS V5 Map Editor and Creating Accomplishment Geometries Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - August 17, 2018***** From last year but still a good one to watch*****

Recorded HabITS V5 Reports Training Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - HabITS V5 Reports, running and searching - August 23, 2017

Recorded HabITS V5 Strategic Planning Activities Module Training Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - HabITS V5 SPA, searching and creating strategic plan activities, tracking targets - August 14, 2017 

HabITS Strategic Planning Activities Module Webinar Time Stamps Document  - This shows the time stamps in the recorded webinar where certain tasks occurred.

HabITS Strategic Planning Activities Power Point Presentation given by Sherri Mosley - August 14, 2017.

Recorded HabITS V5 Refresher Training Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - HabITS V5 refresher, advanced map editing and creating strategic plan activities - August 2, 2017 

HabITS Refresher Webinar Time Stamps Document  - This shows the time stamps in the recorded webinar where certain tasks occurred.

Recorded New Biologist Training Webinar given by Sherri Mosley - HabITS V5 overview, creating accomplishments and strategic plan activities - July 26, 2017

New Biologist Training Webinar Time Stamps Document - This shows the time stamps in the recorded webinar where certain tasks occurred.

R4 CP Training Presentation given by Bret Beasley - HabITS V5 update and training presentation - May 2017

These videos are older versions but still a good place to start if you have never really worked in HabITS V5.  They will familiarize you with the new V5.

Webinar given by Eric Rank - Basic work flow demonstration in the new HabITS V5 - July 2015

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HabITS Tutorials and Walkthroughs


HabITS V5 User's Guide

Introduction to HabITS V5

How to use Tool Tips

More detailed definitions and domain values can be found by clicking the  icon within the HabITS V5 application.  Tool tips can be found anywhere a user would input data.  Anytime there are multiple choices for an entry the user can go to a domain value table for definitions on the possible selections.


HabITS Data Entry Guidance

Writing AWESOME HabITS Narratives

Why do we even need to write a narrative?

  • Narratives are where you can tell your story to include: How, what, and why?
  • Narratives help to fill in the blanks and connect the dots between partnerships, restoration treatments, and benefits.
  • Narratives help to show the significance and need for a project and help justify the Service investment.
  • Narratives are used by HQ for outreach and in-reach including: annual accomplishment reports, Congressional correspondence, budget justifications, briefing materials, articles, social media & MORE!
  • Well-written narratives increase the efficiency of our work and reduce the need of HQ and Regional staff to continually contact field staff.

What NOT to include:

  • The natural history of species. Just include information that is relevant to the work you did or will do.  (i.e., the grassland will provide stop-over habitat for migratory birds and nesting habitat for native song birds)
  • Background information on the relationship with the Landowner/Partner (Save that for your project files)
  • Background information regarding the restoration approach or treatment (e.g., Historically, we used to do XYZ, but it was ineffective because of ABC, and after X years of legal issues regarding landowner complaints….blah, blah, blah…it was determined that the practice of EFG was preferable because of....blah, blah, blah).

Elements of AWESOME Narratives

Be concise and try to use a narrative tone. It’s important to put the correct information in the correct spot so that in the future we can pull the information out in relevant reports.  If the same information is cut and pasted to each type of narrative, then it can potentially be a lot of information for the reader to wade through and it makes setting up automated reports more difficult.  For example, if in the future we just want a report with all of the description of our project partnerships in a given fiscal year for a specific region, State, field office or POC, we could easily pull the mechanism narratives. 

Mechanism Narratives

Mechanism narratives should describe the roles of your partnership, highlight responsibilities of your partnership, provide some context to the rationale/importance of the partnership, and briefly describe the partner.

Example Mechanism Narrative w/NGO:

This MOU is with the Big Watershed Land Conservancy (BWLC) which works with partners in the 5,000 acre Big Watershed to restore habitat and protect land by acquiring, holding, and enforcing easements.  We have worked with the BLWC since 2012 to protect and restore habitat for the small shiny fish, a federally endangered species endemic only to this watershed.   The BLWC is important to the success of our work in this watershed because they have the capacity to do landowner outreach, they leverage money for restoration projects, and provide assistance to landowners interested in placing an easement on their lands.  BWLC also secured a NFWF grant for restoration and protection work that will be used to cost share on this project.  Our role in this partnership is to provide matching program funding, as well as project design and implementation assistance. 

Example Mechanism Narrative w/ Landowner:

This Landowner Agreement is for 10 years on the landowner’s 70 acre property in Suffolk County in the Little Grass Watershed.  The landowner is working with NRCS on a WRP easement and wanted us to assist on planning and implementing a restoration project to benefit waterfowl on his property.  We are also providing cost share for this project with the landowner covering 50% project cost for the waterfowl restoration portion.

Project Narratives 

Project narratives should describe the project in general, its importance, the biological benefits, and the initiatives it addresses. Additionally, project narratives: 

  • Should describe the “big picture” of the restoration project on a specific site and how it supports our Service priorities.
  • Should clearly describe the Service’s role and show substantial involvement. Showing substantial involvement is important to distinguish our programs from conventional grant programs (See 505 DM 2.9 for the definition of “Substantial Involvement,” text is attached below) 
  • Be specific regarding the technical assistance you are providing: project design and project implementation, assistance in writing grant proposals, site assessments, navigating the regulatory compliance requirements, developing and/or implementing project monitoring plans, etc.
  • Should describe the specific project benefits such as reduction of shoreline erosion, enhancement of migratory bird habitat, protection of specific habitat, implementation of specific recovery actions
  • Should describe biological outcomes (if applicable): Increased population, increased number of breeding pairs, or use of habitat by target species.
  • Describe how the project supports a Service initiative. Remember to also select the initiative in project initiative section.
  • Describe any economic (i.e., jobs/jobs training), community (i.e., recreation), or youth benefits created by the project (if applicable).
  • If this project is notable in any way (e.g., new innovative technique, received awards, received press coverage, project site was visited by VIPs)
  • Narratives should be in past tense and describe the work that was completed in the project. Once the project is completed, the narrative should be edited to reflect anything that may NOT have been completed.


Example Project Narrative

This project consisted of establishing a 5 acre warm-season grass and forb prairie with firebreaks by converting a previously cropped fallow sand ridge. Site preparation consisted of one glyphosate herbicide application prior to planting. The site was planted by no-till warm-season grass drill in the spring of 2013. The species that were planted include little bluestem, side-oats grama, Indian grass and Canada wild rye plus 10 forbs. (Species list in project file.) The conversion of the site to warm-season grasses and forbs will provide nesting habitat for migratory song birds such as eastern meadowlarks and dickcissels.
 

The Partners biologist assessed the site, developed the restoration plan, reviewed the seed mix species, and oversaw completion of the project. The PFW program also purchased the seed. The project site is adjacent to a Big Polygon State Fish & Wildlife Area and a local community college which will be using this area as a living classroom.  Interpretive signs will be installed and students will have the opportunity to assist in monitoring projects.  This supports the Department’s America’s Great Outdoors’ Youth Initiative. The project is also in the Awesome Habitat Focus Area which as the highest diversity of grassland songbirds and rare plants in the Big Polygon State. 

 

Accomplishment Narratives 

When the Project involves different performance habitat types (wetland, upland, in-stream, shoreline, etc), different types of treatments, or is multiyear, it may be necessary to include accomplishments narratives to describe the details of the specific accomplishment, especially if each accomplishment addresses different species, different service priorities, different economic/community/youth benefits, etc.

 

Example Accomplishment Narrative #1

This accomplishment involved the restoration of a wetland at the Awesome Landowner Project Site.  The Coastal Program Biologist designed the restoration project, secured the regulatory permits, and oversaw the application of glyphosate to treat invasive species and the removal of excess woody vegetation to help control water and shade levels which will directly benefit Bog Turtles which are a federally listed species in this northern population.  The Local Boy Scout Troops provided much needed man power to hand remove woody vegetation in the winter while the wetland was frozen to prevent soil disturbance. 


Example Accomplishment Narrative #2

Adjacent to the wetland restoration at the Awesome Landowner Project Site, the Coastal Program also installed 20 acres of native warm season grassland to benefit grassland song birds including Grasshopper Sparrows and Dickcissels.  The project biologist designed the plan for the grassland including choosing the native seed mix and the density, and then supervised the site preparation and planting of the seeds.  A local University professor will be using the area as a research site for his field course “Cool Birds you see from far away with binoculars.” This supports the Department’s America’s Great Outdoors’ Youth Initiative. 

 

















Edit a Species List

PRINTABLE TUTORIAL; Editing a Species List  **UPDATED**

1. Start from the main HabITS Dashboard by going to the Customization module and selecting Manage Species List.


2. After clicking Manage Species List you will now see all of the lists that you have created or that has been shared with you. Click the Edit button next to the list you would like to change. (Please note you will not be able to edit, copy, or delete a list that you did not create.)


3. From this screen you can rename, share, and add or remove species from the list. To add species, click the Species List dropdown to select a list to pull species from. The All TESS & ITIS list contains all the species you may need. 


4. Once you have selected the list that you would like to pull species from click the Available Species drop down box and start typing the name of the species you would like to add or scroll through the list (the All TESS & ITIS Species list is too large to scroll through). Once you locate the species you are looking for, click it to select it.


5. Once you have selected the species you would like to add click Add Selected Species.


6. Now you will see the species you selected has been added to the list. You can also delete species from the list by clicking Remove. Once you are done adding or deleting species from the list, click Save.


7. After clicking Save you will see a splash banner (for just a couple of seconds) saying Species List saved successfully. 


Focus Areas Module

Creating a Focus Area

PRINTABLE TUTORIAL; Creating a Focus Area **UPDATED**

1. Under Focus Areas on the Habitat Improvement tab, click on Create a New Focus Area.


2. You must select Active in order to publish the new Focus Area, but you can create the Focus Area as inactive until ready to publish.


3. On the Properties tab, you will be required to fill in the Focus Area Name, and select the Lead Program and FWS Point of Contact. There is also a narrative box that can be used to describe the Focus Area, but this is not required. Click Save as Draft which will take you to the Edit Focus Area module.


4. From the Edit Focus Area page, select the +Create Focus Area Geometry button to add geometry for the Focus Area.


5. Under the Layers box, use the Upload button to import a shapefile created in ArcGIS.


6. Browse to the location of a zipped shapefile created in ArcGIS. See How to upload a Shapefile for more information. To Be Created


7. The Mapper will zoom-in to the imported shapefile.


8. Click on the imported shapefile and select +Activate from the drop-down.


9. Once you have activated the shape, click on the Save Geometry button. This will save the shape as your new focus area geometry and return you to the Edit Focus Area screen.


10. From Edit Focus Area, select the Benefits by Habitat Type tab.


11. Click on the tab for each habitat type to add target values


12. Fill in the Cumulative 5-Year Targets in the boxes for each restoration activity to be tracked under the new Focus Area. Click on the +Add Citation button to add citations that support the creation of the new Focus Area. Click the Species List down arrow.


13. Select a Species List from the list.


14. Click in the Available Species box for a list of species. Click on species to select, the click on the +Add Selected Species button.


15. You must select Active? in order to save the new Focus Area.


16. Once Active, a Please describe any changes made to this Focus Area text box will appear. This is required. Type in a description of the changes made (such as “newly created”). The narrative text box also becomes required with a minimum character count of 350.


17. Click the Save as Draft.


18. From the Edit Focus Area module, Click on the Files tab.


19. Click on +Add File to upload files associated with the Focus Area.


20. Click the Publish button at the bottom to finish creating the Focus Area.

Editing a Focus Area

PRINTABLE TUTORIAL; Editing a Focus Area **UPDATED**

1. Start from the main HabITS Dashboard by going to the Habitat Improvement module and selecting Search for a Focus Area.


2. You can search for a focus area by entering the Focus Area ID, Focus Area Name, Point of Contact, Program, or Region. You can also specify the focus area Status or Active/Inactive. After you have entered your search criteria, a list of focus areas will automatically show below.  Click on the Focus Area you would like to view or edit.


3. After selecting a focus area, a box will open allowing you to View properties, Edit Properties, Delete Focus Area or More Actions.  To edit your focus area click Edit Properties.

How to Edit the Focus Area Polygon

4. After clicking Edit Properties you will see a screen that will allow you to edit the Focus Area Name, Lead Program, FWS Point of Contact and the Narrative. You will also see the spatial data (polygon) for your Focus Area in the small mapper box on the upper right of the screen.  ***Note the Active? checkbox in the upper left of the screen. This must be unchecked in order to edit the Focus Area. If the Focus Area is active, you will need to de-select the Active? button and update the Focus Area Changelog in order to save any changes. Making the Focus Area active will be the last step before saving your final draft.*** Click the Edit Focus Area Geometry under the small mapper box to edit the Focus Area polygon.


5. The Mapper will open in a new window, zoomed to the Focus Area polygon. The polygon will be in edit mode as indicated by the blue color and apparent vertices. You can edit the shape by moving the vertices or using any of the Mapper editing tools. If you want more information on how to edit in the Mapper see the Mapper Tutorial - to be created. Once you’ve made all the changes you want, click the Save Geometry button in the upper left.


6. On the Properties tab, make changes to the Focus Area Name, Lead Program, Point of Contact, and Narrative. Once changes have been made, the “Change Log” box (with pink outline) appears at the top of the screen. The purpose of this box is to log the changes you have made to the Focus Area. The Save as Draft box at the bottom right of the screen will not appear until information has been entered into the change log box.


7. Once you have entered information into the change log, click Save as Draft.  Your updated information has now been saved.


8. After updating the Properties tab, click the Benefits by Habitat Type tab to update your 5 year targets including acres, miles, and other as well as Citations and Species for each habitat type. Enter your target numbers for each category now. Repeat for each habitat type (Other, River, Shoreline, Stream Channel, Upland, and Wetland).


9. After entering your 5 year targets for each habitat type you will need to update the change log at the top of the screen before you can Save as Draft.


10. Now you can add citations that support your focus areas. ***You can add all of your citations under one habitat type or you can add select citations under a specific habitat type, the choice is yours.*** To add a citation click Add Citation.


11. Now you can add the citation. You can also add a supporting website by copy and pasting a web address into the URL box.  Once you have entered your information, click Add Citation.


12. After clicking Add citation you should now see the citation listed under that habitat type. Continue to add multiple citations one at a time. Repeat for the other habitat types if desired.


13. Once you have finished adding citations you will need to fill out the change log at the top of the screen before proceeding to Save as Draft.


14. After adding citations, add a list of Species to each category. Click Species List to see a drop down of lists that’s available to you.


15. Click the list that you would like to pull from to add species for that particular habitat type. If you need to create a new species list click here to learn how to Create a Species List.


16. Once you have selected a species list you can now select each species that would fall under that habitat type. You can either scroll through and click the species to add them (the All TESS & ITIS Species list is too large to scroll through) or type the name of the species and then click it to add. Continue to add the applicable species.


17. After you have selected all of the species for that habitat type, click Add Selected Species.


18. Now all of your species should be assigned to that habitat type. If you would like to remove any click the Remove button next to the species you would like to remove.


19. After adding your species you will need to update the change log at the top of the screen before you will have the option to Save as Draft. After updating the change log, click Save as Draft. Repeat for each habitat type applicable to your Focus Area.


20. Next you can add supporting files to a Focus Area by clicking on the Files tab to the right of the Benefits by Habitat Type tab.


21. Click Add File  to add a supporting document.  


22. Now add the Title, Document Type, Author  and Abstract (optional) of the file, then click Choose File to browse to the file to be uploaded.


23. After clicking Choose File a Windows File Explorer window will open. Navigate to your file and click Open.


24. Now confirm that your file has been uploaded by looking next to Choose File, you should now see the selected file. Click Save.


25. Update the Change Log and click Save as Draft.


26. After saving you will see a green splash screen (for just a couple of seconds) confirming your Focus Area has been saved successfully.


27. After you have entered and confirmed that all of the information for a Focus Area is correct, click the Active? check box to make the focus area active in the mapper. 


28. After clicking Active?, update the Change Log and click Save as Draft.


29. After you Save as Draft you will now see a green Publish button at the bottom of the page. Click it to publish your Focus Area.


30. After clicking Publish you will see a green banner saying This Focus Area is currently Published. If you make any updates to your Focus Area after this step it will remove the Focus Area from being published, you will need to republish.


Focus Area Progress Bar

PRINTABLE TUTORIAL; Viewing the Focus Area Progress Bar **UPDATED**

1. Start from the HabITS Dashboard page by going to the Habitat Improvement module, and select Search for a Focus Area.


2. You can search for a focus area by entering the Focus Area ID, Focus Area Name, Point of ContactProgram, or Region. You can also select from the Status drop-down for Draft or Published Focus Area and from the Is Active drop-down for Active or Inactive Focus Area. After you have entered your search criteria a list of Focus Areas will automatically show below.  Click on the Focus Area you would like to view.


3. After selecting a focus area, a box will open allowing you to View properties, Edit Properties, Delete Focus Area or More Actions.  To view the Focus Area Progress Bar click View Properties.


4. After clicking View Properties you will see a link to Display Progress of Benefited Habitat Type Targets.


5. Now you can see a progress bar that shows the progress of completed accomplishments within the focus area based on your 5 year targets by habitat type. To see a progress bar of all targets of all habitat types within a Focus Area click Show All Focus Area Activity.


6. Now you can see a progress bar of all 5 year targets of all habitat types within a Focus Area.


7. You can also see the progress by Habitat Type by selecting the Benefits by Habitat Type tab and the associated Files by selecting the Files tab.


8. Select a Benefits by Habitat Type tab to see the Cumulative 5-Year Targets, Citations, and Species.

Strategic Planning Module

Search Feature

PRINTABLE TUTORIAL; Feature Search **NEW**

Click here to see the Search Feature Tutorial under the Habitat Improvement Module.

Creating a New Strategic Plan Activity

PRINTABLE TUTORIAL; Creating_Strategic_Plan_Activity_V5 **NEW**

1. Start from the HabITS dashboard and click the Strategic Planning module, then click Create a New Strategic Plan Activity under Strategic Plans.


2. Populate the fields in the Properties tab. Note - the Activities box will appear once the Activity Type is selected and will be either hours or numbers, depending on the Activity Type.


3. After entering all of your information click the Save button at the bottom of your screen.


4. After clicking Save you should see a green splash banner (for just a second or two) saying your Activity was saved successfully. You will see a new Files tab next to the Properties tab allowing you to add Files. Proceed by adding files as demonstrated in the How-To Create a Mechanism in HabITS V5 tutorial. Then click Save.


Strategic Plan Targets and Progress

PRINTABLE TUTORIAL; Strategic_Plan_Targets_Progress_V5 **NEW**

1. Start from the HabITS Dashboard page by going to the Strategic Planning module, and select Strategic Plan Targets and Progress.


2. Select the Plan Generation, Program, and Region for the Strategic Plan Goal that you want to edit, then click Submit.


3. Select the Target box under each Goal that you want to edit and click Save. Also displayed are the Actual metrics set for the selected Strategic Plan set by the Regional Coordinator.


4. After clicking save you should see a green splash banner (for just a second or two) saying the Region Measures was saved successfully.


Creating a New Technical Assistance Activity

PRINTABLE TUTORIAL; Creating_Technical Assistance_Activity_V5 **NEW**

1. Start from the HabITS dashboard and click the Strategic Planning module, then click Create a New Technical Assistance Activity under Technical Assistance.


2. Populate the fields in the Properties tab.


3. The Activity Type is pre-selected for Goal 1 Conserve Habitat – Technical Assistance. Enter the total number of hours spent on the activity.


4. After entering all of your information click the Save button at the bottom of your screen.


5. After clicking Save you should see a green splash banner (for just a second or two) saying your Activity was saved successfully. You will see a new Files tab next to the Properties tab allowing you to add Files. Proceed by adding files as demonstrated in the How-To Create a Mechanism in HabITS V5 tutorial. Then click Save.



Program Goals and Minimum Metrics


GOAL 1 - Conserve Habitat


*Habitat Improvement: Entered in HabITS


*Technical Assistance: Entered as a Strategic Planning Activity, calculated from those activities.




GOAL 2 - Broaden & Strengthen Partnerships


*Annual Partnerships: Derived from HabITS entries


*Annual Private Landowner Agreements: Derived from HabITS entries


*Percent Leveraged for Projects: Derived from HabITS entries


*Number of Other Activities to Strengthen Partnerships: Entered as a Strategic Planning Activity, calculated from those activities.




GOAL 3 - Improve Info Sharing & Communications


*Activities that Connect Youth to Nature: Entered as a Strategic Planning Activity, calculated from those activities.


*Congressional Outreach Activities: Entered as a Strategic Planning Activity, calculated from those activities.


*Number of Other Staff Hours spent on Communications Activities: Entered as a Strategic Planning Activity, calculated from those activities.




GOAL 4 - Enhance our Workforce


*Annual Number of Staff Hours spent on Professional Development or Training: Entered as a Strategic Planning Activity, calculated from those activities.


*Number of Other Staff Hours spent on Enhancing the Workforce: Entered as a Strategic Planning Activity, calculated from those activities.




GOAL 5 - Increase Accountability


*100% of Projects have Completed Level 1 Monitoring: Implementation & Compliance: Derived from the Monitoring Tab at the Project Level


*Number of Other Staff Hours spent on Accountability: Entered as a Strategic Planning Activity, calculated from those activities.


*Produce or Publish an Annual Accomplishment Report: Entered as a Strategic Planning Activity, calculated from those activities.




Strategic Plan Activities

Creating a Strategic Plan Activity

Strategic Plan Targeting


 

Advanced Mapper

Uploading Shapefiles

Digitizing Shapefiles

Advanced Geometry Editing

Tips and Tricks

Preparing Spatial Data

How-To Create and Package Spatial Data in ArcGIS for Uploading in HabITS V5

Troubleshooting

Common Errors




 


Other Pages

 

PFW/CP Staff Point of Contact Information Link:

National Contacts

Directory of all PFW/CP staff

Financial Assistance (FA) Guidance Links:

FY2017 End of Year QA/QC Documents:

  • End of the Year Calendar

  • Guidance Documents:

    • FY17 Partners and Coastal Accomplishment Reporting Memo

    • FY17 HabITS QA/QC Guidelines and Instructions

    • FY17 Washington Office

    •  QA/QC “Flagged” Error Lists

    • FY17 PTrac Process: Directions for PFW & CP Regional Program Entries

    • FY17 Business Rules and Guidance – Annual Target Setting and Reporting

    • FY17 Director’s Memo with Attached PTrac Timeline




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