Pennsylvania DCNR Acquisitions

Overview

This dataset includes lands that have been acquired by land trusts, conservancies and municipalities for the purposes of recreation, critical habitat protection and open spaces with funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).

Data Layer Description

Source

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Conservation and Recreation

What this data layer represents

This dataset includes lands that have been acquired by land trusts, conservancies and municipalities for the purposes of recreation, critical habitat protection and open spaces with funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Location

a)      Pennsylvania

b)      1:24,000

Description

This layer was created by the DCNR Bureau of Recreation and Conservation to track the lands acquired for conservation and recreation with funds from the Community Conservation Partnerships Program. This grant program combines a number of funding sources to assist local governments and non-profits in their efforts to conserve land in their communities.

How to get the data layer

More information and an interactive map of DCNR Grant acquisition and development projects can be found at http://www.gis.dcnr.state.pa.us/brc/grantprojectsmap.html.

How you might make use of this data layer

The DCNR acquisitions layer identifies lands that have already been acquired for protection.

How to get more information

More information on Department of Conservation and Natural Resources conservation projects and grants can be found at http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/brc/conservation/index.htm

More information on the Community Conservation Partnership Program grants can be found here http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/brc/grants/index.aspx.

Sample Map

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