Proximity to all other ecosites is shown below (Figure 7). The ecosites have a spatial distribution that pertains to the western and southern regions of the province. Moose habitats are considered to be less suitable if it falls within any of these other ecosites. For this reason, all other ecosites besides the eastern lowlands have been combined. This contains the highlands, the northern uplands, the southern uplands, the continental and the grand lake ecoregions of New Brunswick (Ecoregions of New Brunswick, n.d.).
Figure 7. Map displaying the degree of suitability of land for moose habitat based on the proximity to all other ecosites in the study area of New Brunswick. All other ecosites are preferred equally less than ecosite 6.