Rare Natural Element Data Portal

Rare natural element occurrences (EOs) are plant and animal populations, natural plant communities, bird nesting colonies, caves and other elements in nature that are important for biodiversity conservation.

Natural Elements
by List


Element descriptions, rarity ranks, protection statuses, range maps, habitats and other information

Natural Elements
by Location


Rare elements by Georgia county, quarter quad, watershed, ecoregion, and other unit areas

What is rare natural element data

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Overview of Rare Natural Elements Data Portal

This is a brief introduction to the Georgia Rare Natural Element Data Portal.

Index to content of overview video


Making a list of rare natural elements for
Cumberland Island using QGIS and LibreOffice Calc

A demonstration of one way to make an EO (element occurrence) list of rare species and natural plant communities for a location. In this case we use free software, QGIS and LibreOffice Calc. The list generated is for Cumberland Island, Georgia.