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BIO 315 Milestone One Guidelines and Rubric: Data Exploration and Preparation for AnalysisYou will complete three milestones during the course. The work you produce for the milestones will serve as first drafts of the critical elements of your finalproject. For Milestone One, you will focus on the first drafts of your Introduction and Methods sections.PromptYou are working for an international bird conservation organization that is considering purchase of one of four parcels of land in the Central American country ofBelize. You will use field data concerning bird species occurrence and abundance, as well as descriptions of plant communities found at each site to make arecommendation to the organization as to which of these land parcels to acquire. Field data will be provided for each of the four parcels at two different scales:1.Local, meaning the specific parcels being considered for purchase. Each specific parcel being considered is defined by a particular land parcel boundary.2.Regional, meaning the broader area surrounding each specific parcel being considered for acquisition (15-mile-diameter circles centered at Belmopan(17.146 °N, 88.729 °W), Cockscomb Basin (16.797 °N, 88.379 °W), Gallon Jug (17.561 °N, 89.044 °W), and Punta Gorda (16.165 °N, 88.883 °W)Since all students in this class may not be able to physically engage in actual field research for a variety of reasons, in this project you will be given field data and

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