Species Information

Why can't I find a species I know exists?
While the VAL goes to considerable effort to aggregate available information about all Vermont species, there are some circumstances in which the VAL may no...
Thu, 17 Feb, 2022 at 1:48 AM
Why do some pages have little data?
Because the VAL relies on others to provide data it can only display the data it has. As more data is provided, more content will appear on pages. If you ...
Fri, 18 Feb, 2022 at 5:46 PM
Why are there duplicate species?
The VAL is bringing together information from many sources and seeks to link together information provided under different scientific names, where these nam...
Wed, 16 Feb, 2022 at 11:19 AM
Why does a species have the wrong name?
Some species in VAL are linked to the wrong part of the taxonomic hierarchy and are presented with an incorrect classification. For example: The ove...
Sat, 19 Feb, 2022 at 9:33 AM
Why are there so many conservation status classifications?
An update specific to VAL is coming soon! The United States government and states within the United States have legislation protecting flora and fauna. ...
Fri, 18 Feb, 2022 at 5:48 PM
Where can I find sensitive species lists?
Lists of sensitive species can be found on the VAL webpage. Material adapted from the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia by Atlas of Living Aus...
Thu, 17 Feb, 2022 at 1:51 AM