Natural Resources Inventory

Below are the results of the Phase II Natural Resources Inventory for the City of Lebanon. This document has been broken down here for easier viewing. If you prefer, you may also download the full version of this document.  


Table of Contents

Foreword (PDF)

I. General Description of Lebanon's Natural Resources (PDF)

II. Foundations - Rock, Soil and Water (PDF)
A. Bedrock Geology
B. Soils and Slopes
C. Water Resources

III. Wetlands and Their Functions (PDF)
A. Overview
B. Sampling Approaches
C. Findings
1. Wetlands Mapping and Assessment
2. Lebanon's Most Valuable Wetlands
D. Discussion and Summary

IV. Wildlife and Wildlife Habitat (PDF)
A. Overview
B. Mammals
C. Birds
D. Reptiles and Amphibians
E. Fish
F. Invertebrates

V. Significant Ecological Areas (SEAs) (PDF)
A. Overview
B. Where They Are - Examples of 11 SEAs

VI. Discussion of Natural Resources and Their Protection (PDF)
A. Overview
B. Co-Occurrence Areas
C. Conservation Priorities

VII. References (PDF)

A. Maps (PDF)
B. Species Lists (PDF)
C. Significant Ecological Area Attributes (PDF)
D. Field Log (PDF)
E. National Wetlands Inventory Cover Types for Wetland Classification (PDF)

List of Tables
Table 1. Slope-Aspect Classes II - 7
Table 2. Lebanon's Surface Waters II - 8
Table 3. Lebanon's Wetlands by NWI Type III - 17
Table 4. Wetland Evaluation Results III - 18
Table 5. Wetland Habitat Types in Lebanon IV - 25
Table 6. Road Buffers for Wildlife IV - 26
Table 7. Breeding Bird Point Count Survey IV - 31
Table 8. Top Twelve Breeding Birds in Lebanon IV - 32
Table 9. Breeding Bird Point Count Results V - 42
Table 10. Lebanon Growth Rate Data VI - 51
Table 11. Lebanon's Natural Resource Co-Occurrence layers VI - 52
Table 12. Co-Occurrence Scores by Point Class VI - 55
Table 13. Lebanon's Highest Ranked Significant Ecological Areas VI - 56