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Protected Areas - MDP Local Protected Lands

Metadata Updated: August 19, 2017

This data illustrates parcels subject to some type of preservation easement as well as properties owned by federal, state, and local governments. In addition, properties owned by local land trusts and private conservation organizations such as The Nature Conservancy are included. Conversation easements include easements from the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation (MALPF), Rural Legacy, Forest Legacy, Maryland Environmental Trust (MET), county and state purchases of development rights, transfers of development rights, open space from home owners associations, local open space requirements, and private conservation easements. This data is complied from settlement data directly from conservation program administrators, county GIS updates on preservation activities, and public available data from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. In addition, this data is in the process of being realigned to the 2012 IMAP parcel polygons. The realignments at available on a county by county basis depending on the production schedule.

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Metadata Date January 27, 2015
Metadata Created Date August 19, 2017
Metadata Updated Date August 19, 2017
Reference Date(s) January 1, 9999 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

Metadata Source

Harvested from NSGIC GIS State HS

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date January 27, 2015
Metadata Created Date August 19, 2017
Metadata Updated Date August 19, 2017
Reference Date(s) January 1, 9999 (publication)
Responsible Party Maryland Department of Information Technology (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: 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., Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long -75.04589844
Bbox North Lat 39.72401428
Bbox South Lat 37.91142273
Bbox West Long -79.48715210
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Harvest Object Id a9dd0047-0c90-4c32-9e9a-dc6fb3892e25
Harvest Source Id ac0bed16-a1bb-478b-8faf-64ba8506b19e
Harvest Source Title NSGIC GIS State HS
Licence Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system by the data steward, no warranty either expressed or implied is made regarding the utility of the data on any system, nor shall this notice generated by the NSGIC GIS Inventory System or the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. The data steward may have additional liability information associated with delivery or distribution of this product.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress underDevelopment
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True

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