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National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS) Boundary Data
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Coastal Barrier Resources System (CBRS)
The Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA) of 1982 established the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System (CBRS), comprised of undeveloped coastal barriers along the Atlantic, Gulf, and Great Lakes coasts.
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Link Digital CBRS Boundaries Data
Metadata Digital CBRS Boundaries Metadata
Link Official CBRS Maps
  Updated Periodically
Maintained by:
Division of Habitat and Resource Conservation
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CBRS Wrightsville Beach

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Critical Habitat
The Critical Habitat portal is an online service for information regarding Threatened and Endangered Species final Critical Habitat designation across the United States. Not all of the critical habitat data designated by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) is available from this portal.
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Link Critical Habitat Data and Metadata
Mapper Critical Habitat (ECOS) Mapping Services - Public map services
  Updated Periodically
Maintained by:
Environmental Conservation Online System (ECOS) Team
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Critical Habitat Mapper Image

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USFWS Ecosystem Regions
Digital ecosystem information portraying the location and boundaries of the ecosystems. The Service originally chose the USGS Hydrologic Unit Map as the foundation for ecosystem unit boundaries, some of the region boundaries have been moved to the closest county boundary. The current unit boundaries reflect this combination.
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Download USFWS Ecosystem Regions Shapefile (4MB Zipped)
Metadata USFWS Ecosystem Regions Metadata (HTML format)
  Last update: May 2010
Maintained by:
Chris Lett
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USFWS Ecosystem Regions

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Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs)
Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) are conservation-science partnerships between the USFWS, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and other federal agencies, states, tribes, NGOs, universities and stakeholders within a geographically defined area. They inform resource management decisions to address landscape-scale stressors.
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Download LCC Shapefile (4 MB zipped)
Download LCC KMZ (5 MB)
Mapper LCC Web Service - Public map service
Metadata LCC Metadata (HTML format)
Download LCC Map file
(11 MB ArcGIS 10 mxd format)
Image
LCC Map Images: PDF JPEG
  Last update: March 2013
Maintained by:
Chris Lett
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LCC Map PDF Image

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Migratory Bird Conservation
In order to make important agency databases available through the Bird Conservation Node, the USFWS and USGS formed the Migratory Bird Data Center. Building upon complementary capabilities of the USFWS and the USGS, the objectives of this Center are to: (1) assemble and document bird population and habitat data maintained by these agencies at their finest levels of spatial and temporal resolution; (2) assure that databases remain current through periodic update; and (3) provide web-based access to the data by researchers and managers for strategic planning and evaluation of avian conservation strategies.
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Link Migratory Bird Conservation Data Center
  Updated Periodically
Maintained by:
Migratory Bird Management
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Migratory Bird Data Center

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North American Bird Conservation Joint Ventures
A joint venture is a self-directed partnership of agencies, organizations, corporations, tribes, or individuals that has formally accepted the responsibility of implementing national or international bird conservation plans within a specific geographic area or for a specific taxonomic group, and has received general acceptance in the bird conservation community for such responsibility. Under the guidance of national and international bird conservation plans, Joint Ventures increase the efficiency and effectiveness of habitat conservation efforts by bringing together leading wildlife organizations, agencies, and scientists to jointly develop, update, and implement these strategies.
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Download North American Bird Conservation Joint Ventures Shapefile (7.2 MB zipped)
Mapper North American Bird Conservation Joint Ventures Map Service
- Public map service
  Updated Periodically
Maintained by:
Migratory Bird Management
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North American Migratory Bird Conservation Joint Ventures

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National Wetlands Inventory (NWI)
NWI has developed a series of topical maps to show wetlands and deepwater habitats. This geospatial information is used by Federal, State, and local agencies, academic institutions, and private industry for management, research, policy development, education and planning activities. Digital data can be viewed and downloads are available through the Wetlands Mapper.
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Link National Wetlands Inventory (NWI) Data and Metadata
Mapper National Wetlands Inventory Map Services - Public map service
  Updated Periodically
Maintained by:
NWI Wetlands Team
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NWI Mapper Image

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National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS)
Boundary Data
These datasets depict the USFWS approved acquisition boundaries and USFWS managed lands, (National Wildlife Refuge and Hatchery Boundaries). The intended application of these data layers is as a cadastral framework for use with other data layers in GIS and mapping applications. It is not intended to be used as a land survey or representation of land for conveyance or tax purposes.
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Link USFWS National Cadastral Data and Metadata
  Last update: June 2014
Maintained by:
Cadastral Data Working Group
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Pelican Island NWR Boundary Image

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National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS) Transportation Assets
Baseline inventory of transportation assets owned and maintained by the USFWS.
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Download Refuge Roads Shapefile (35 MB zipped)
Metadata Refuge Roads Metadata (HTML format)
Download Refuge Trails Shapefile (12 MB zipped)
Metadata Refuge Trails Metadata (HTML format)
Download Refuge Parking Lots Shapefile (3.6 MB zipped)
Metadata Refuge Parking Lots Metadata (HTML format)
  Last update: August 2013
Maintained by:
Chris Lett
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Pelican Island Trail Image

Central Federal Lands Road Pelican Island Road Image

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Corporate Master Table (CMT) Locations
This data consists of point locations of USFWS stations taken from the Corporate Master Table.
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Download USFWS CMT Locations Shapefile (145 KB zipped)
Download USFWS CMT Locations KMZ (138 KB)
Metadata USFWS CMT Locations Metadata (HTML format)
  Last update: April 2014
Maintained by:
Chris Lett
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USFWS CMT Locations Image

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Regional Boundaries
USFWS Regional Boundaries.
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Download USFWS Regions Shapefile
(3.7 MB zipped)
Download USFWS Regions KMZ (2 MB)
Mapper USFWS Regions Web Service
- Public map service
Metadata USFWS Regions Metadata
(HTML format)
  Last update: July 27, 2010
Maintained by:
Chris Lett
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USFWS Regions Image

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