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Greenbelt Plan (2005)

Date: 2005
Creator: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing
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Access: intranet
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The Greenbelt Act, 2005 enables the creation of a Greenbelt Plan to protect about 1.8 million acres of environmentally sensitive and agricultural land in the Golden Horseshoe from urban development and sprawl. These data are made up of three categories: # Outer boundary and greenbelt designations (Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing) Includes boundaries for the protected country, the Oak Ridges Moraine and the Niagara Escarpment. # Greenbelt Natural Heritage System boundary (Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources) Identifies areas of the Greenbelt Protected Countryside with the highest concentration of the most sensitive and/or significant natural features and functions as outlined in section 3.2 and schedule 4 of the Greenbelt Plan. Also includes the external connections layer which identifies the river valley connections references in section 3.2.5. These connections identify linkages beyond the Greenbelt Natural Heritage system through existing or approved urban areas to inland lakes and Lake Ontario. [...see metadata in unzipped file download] # Greenbelt Selected Wildlife Habitat (Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources) Locations of deer wintering areas. - description courteousy University of Guelph Library U:\geodata\on\OGDE\Greenbelt
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Last of the Wild and Human Footprint Data ()

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Creator: Wildlife Conservation Society and Columbia University
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Access: web
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From their web page: This dataset was created to facilitate policy making aimed at conserving Last of the Wild. From this website you can download the "Human Footprint" dataset in Band Interleaf (BIL) format and the "Last of the Wild" dataset in BIL and ArcInfo Exchange (.e00) formats. Registration is required to access the data.
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MassGIS (200x - 199x)

Date: 200x - 199x
Creator: Government of Massachusetts
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Projection: UTM
Scale: 1:5,000; 1:10,000; 1:250,000
Access: web
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Northwest Territories Digital Atlas (September 2002)

Date: September 2002
Creator: World Wildlife Fund (Canada)
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Access: 3 CD-ROM set #051
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3 CD-ROM set atlas is the first collation and mapping of all readily available biophysical data for the NWT. The data span a wide range of themes including: Mineral, oil and gas rights and potential Timber productive forests Some First Nations community conservation plans and heritage sites Ecoregions Wildlife habitat Topographic information (transportation, water bodies, elevation etc.) Archaeological sites Land use permits Protected areas (candidate and existing) Landcover
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Oak Ridges Moraine (2005)

Date: 2005
Creator: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
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Access: Intranet
Description:
GIS Layers Include:
Area
Areas of Natural and Scientific Interest
Areas of Aquifer Vulnerability
Coordinates
Townships
Indian Reserves
Land Use Designations
Lots
Niagara Escarpment Plan Boundary
Railways
Roads
RTE Species Occurrences Generalized
Sand Barrens Savannahs Tallgrass Prairies
Subwatersheds
Technical Information
Upper Tier Municipal Boundaries
Utility Lines
Water Body Areas and Lines
Files can be found at the following location in the Map Library U:\geodata\Canada\ON\OGDE\Oak Ridges Moraine\ Wetlands
Woodlands

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Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (OMNR) non-Fundamental Dataset (various)

Date: various
Creator: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (OMNR)
Datum: NAD 83
Projection: UTM
Scale: various
Access: web
Description:
Datasets include Habitat planning ranges; insect damaged areas; nesting sites; fish nurseries; wildlife nurseries; ORM land use designations, Ontario Trail Network (OTN) trailhead; Ontario Trail Network (OTN) trail segments; spawning areas; wildlife species locally tracked; wildlife species provincially tracked; traditional land use; trapper cabins; tree improvement areas; water power potential sites; wild rice stands; wintering areas; wood use areas; forest processing facilities, utility sites; utility lines; forest management units; natural heritage values area; indian reservations; tourism establishment areas; land use plan area MNR, Agricultural Land (agriculture land)....more to come (September 18, 2009 last updated)
other keywords: bears, cariboo (caribou), fish, moose...
Non-Fundamental datasets can be found on the Map and Data Library Intranet if not available for download on the Map and Data Library web pages.
Some datasets are also available on DVD/CDs
Lot Fabric in DVD[350]
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