Local and HUC6 regional conductance are two of the principal Designing Sustainable Landscapes (DSL) landscape conservation design (LCD) products, which are best understood in the context of the full LCD process described in detail in the technical document on landscape design (McGarigal et al 2017). These particular products were initially developed for the Connecticut River watershed as part of the Connect the Connecticut project (www.connecttheconnecticut.org) — a collaborative partnership under the auspices of the North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative (NALCC), and subsequently developed for the entire Northeast region as part of the Nature's Network project (www.naturesnetwork.org).
McGarigal, Kevin; Compton, Brad; Plunkett, Ethan; DeLuca, Bill; and Grand, Joanna, "Designing Sustainable Landscapes: Local and Regional Conductance" (2018). Data and Datasets. 47.