adamdsmith/fwspp: Querying Biodiversity Databases on USFWS Properties

Functions to query multiple biodiversity databases (e.g., GBIF, BISON, iDigBio, VertNet, Berkeley Ecoengine, AntWeb) based on the current ownership or approved acquisition boundary of US Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) properties, including National Wildlife Refuges, Waterfowl Production Areas, National Fish Hatcheries, and others. The output of these queries can then be exported to spreadsheets for expert review of species occurrence records. Review spreadsheets modified according to specific guidelines can then be imported, updated, and exported to spreadsheets ready for incorporation into the FWSpecies database ( This package benefits immensely from the outstanding work of the rOpenSci community (

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Package details

Authorperson("Adam", "Smith", email = "", role = c("aut", "cre"))
MaintainerAdam D. Smith <>
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Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
adamdsmith/fwspp documentation built on Oct. 25, 2019, 11:14 a.m.