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MD iMAP: Maryland Protected Lands - Forest Conservation Act Easements

Metadata Updated: July 23, 2021

This is a MD iMAP hosted service. Find more information at The Forest Conservation Act of 1991 requires units of local government with planning and zoning authority to establish and implement local forest conservation programs - and provides for the Department of Natural Resource s (DNR) administration of forest conservation requirements. During the 2008 Legislative Session - HB972 was adopted which effected the Forest Conservation Act's reporting and enforcement requirements. On or before July 1st of each year - the DNR shall submit to the Senate Education - Health - and Environmental Affairs Committee and the House Environmental Matters Committee a statewide report compiled from local authorities. Included with this report DNR will also be required to submit - to the best practicable extent - the size shape and location of all conserved and planted forest areas submitted in an electronic geographic information system or other similar computer aided design format.This dataset is intended to satisfy the new geospatial reporting requirements beginning with the 2010 fiscal year reporting period. Last Updated: 05/2014Feature Service Link: ADDITIONAL LICENSE TERMS: The Spatial Data and the information therein (collectively "the Data") is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind either expressed implied or statutory. The user assumes the entire risk as to quality and performance of the Data. No guarantee of accuracy is granted nor is any responsibility for reliance thereon assumed. In no event shall the State of Maryland be liable for direct indirect incidental consequential or special damages of any kind. The State of Maryland does not accept liability for any damages or misrepresentation caused by inaccuracies in the Data or as a result to changes to the Data nor is there responsibility assumed to maintain the Data in any manner or form. The Data can be freely distributed as long as the metadata entry is not modified or deleted. Any data derived from the Data must acknowledge the State of Maryland in the metadata.

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date July 23, 2021

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date July 23, 2021
Data First Published 2016-07-27
Data Last Modified 2020-01-25
Category Energy and Environment
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