The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Crucial Habitat Assessment Tool (WAFWA CHAT) supports cross-state habitat assessment and aims to bring greater certainty to planning projects. The map seamlessly presents detailed species and habitat data from 17 western states allowing users to visualize, analyze and interrogate broad areas, regardless of state boundaries. The application leverages the power of the Google Maps API Highlight: Google + Open Source (PostGIS/GeoServer)