An area of land that connects core areas to other core areas. Corridors generally follow rivers and streams, and wildlife migration routes. They are taken from both public and private lands.
a connection between adjacent land areas that allows the passage of fauna form one area to the other (Morris 1992).
a band of vegetation, usually older forest, which serves to connect distinct patches on the landscape. Corridors are part of the Forest Ecosystem Network (FEN) and by providing connectivity permit the movement of plant and animal species between what would otherwise be isolated patches.
Elements of the landscape that connect similar areas, such as old-growth forests.
A defined tract of land connecting two or more areas of similar management or habitat type: that is reserved from substantial disturbance; and through which a species can travel to reach habitat suitable for reproduction and other life-sustaining needs.
A linear strip of habitat that connects otherwise isolated habitat patches and potentially facilitates travel of individuals between the patches. A corridor can be as narrow as a culvert or overpass or as wide as several miles. Narrow corridors may expose animals to predation from the edges. Corridors may also facilitate the spread of invasive exotic species.
A linear habitat. A corridor may link patches of habitat in the landscape and be a pathway for the movement of wildlife
A strip of natural habitat that connects two adjacent nature preserves to allow migration of organisms from one place to another.
A natural linear feature, providing for habitat connections and species dispersal, at both a regional and local scale.
corridor: a term used for the pathways between the dimensions
a connection between two patches of habitat that allows for the safe travel of individuals between the patches. The Isthmus of Panama served as a corridor between North and South America for many species of mammal; a hedgerow may serve as a corridor between forests for species that live in forest habitat.
a liner strip of habitat that facilitates the movement of biodiversity between separated habitats, thereby increasing 'connectivity.'
a chain of habitats for feeding and resting during a trip
A more or less continuous connection between land masses or habitats; a migration route that allows more or less uninhibited migration of most of the animals of one faunal region to another. In terms of conservation biology, a connection between habitat fragments in a fragmented landscape.
Vegetation used by biota for dispersal or refuges. Particularly important during and following harvesting when weak dispersers (e.g. lizards, some bird species) are more dependent on riparian corridors (e.g. stream edges, gullies) to get access to alternative habitat. Provide key linkages to other habitats.
a strip of wildlife habitat, unique from the landscape on either side of it, that links one isolated ecosystem "island" (eg., forest fragment) to another. Corridors allow certain species access to isolated habitat areas, which consequently contributes to the genetic health of the populations involved.
a natural or restored pathway for a population of organisms to use in order to breed and/or remain contiguous.
A corridor connects natural areas with other wild places. They allow animals and plants to pass unimpeded from one natural area to another. Without corridors, populations will inbreed, species vigor will diminish, and extinctions will likely occur. Corridors allow the transfer of genetic information just like the Internet allows transfer of data to your computer. Transfer of genetic information is essential for our biosphere.
a) A defined tract of land, usually linear, through witch a species must travel to reach habitat suitable for reproduction and other life-sustaining needs. ( FEMAT, IX-7) b) Elements of the landscape that connect similar areas, Streamside vegetation may create a corridor of willows and hardwoods between meadows where wildlife feed. ( FS People's Glossary of Eco Mgmt Terms)