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Those habitats that are most important to Minnesota’s Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN) and are identified with discrete ecological boundaries. Specifically, those habitats 1) used by the greatest number of SGCN, 2) changed the most over the past 100 years, 3) having a high percentage of habitat specialist SGCN, or 4) having been identified as important stream segments by The Nature Conservancy. Key Habitats are equivalent to Landscape Components in North Dakota.