A Legacy of Living Places

This publication from LEAP describes natural communities that are the building blocks of biological diversity in the Lake Erie Allegheny region. It’s full of beautiful photos — and suggestions for where to go to see some of the best remaining examples of the region’s natural heritage.

Follow the links below to see sections of the publication (all are PDF files; some are large). The complete publication (PDF, over 6 MB) is available too.

Challenges for conservation

Natural communities of the region