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NatureServe Canada Managed Areas (MA)
Entry ID: Canada_NatureServe_MA

Abstract: Each Canadian NHP/CDC collects information on the Elements of biodiversity
(plants, animals, and communities) within their jurisdiction and tracks the
taxonomy and status of each Element at the global, national and subnational

The Managed Area records contains information that uniquely identifies
Managed Areas, describes their location, size and status, specifies the
responsible ... View entire text
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Description: GeoConnections Discovery Portal. Canada's IDN Node.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 84.0   S: 41.5   E: -52.0   W: -141.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NatureServe
Dataset Title: NatureServe Canada Managed Areas (MA)
Dataset Series Name: Usually part of the Heritage Data Management System (HDMS) installation at a provincial Natural Heritage Program (NHP) or Conservation Data Centre (CDC)
Dataset Release Date: 20021125
Dataset Release Place: Please See Summary
Dataset Publisher: Please See Summary
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1700-01-01
Stop Date: 1700-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality Managed Area (MA) locations are typically plotted manually on NTS 1:50,000 NTS
topographical maps. The location coordinates are calculated in latitude and
longitude using a map overlay. For Managed Areas, coordinates represent the
centroid of the managed area. The database is dependent on the research and
observations of many scientists and ... View entire text
Access Constraints Heritage information is only for the intended use of the individual or
organization who requested it. This database and accompanying files may not be
distributed in any way without the consent of the NHP/CDC. Use of the data is
subject to the terms of guidelines and restrictions as described in "Use
Constraints". Providing Heritage's digital database data to other than agreed
upon parties is prohibited.

Pricing is based on scale of data, geographic coverage, access requirements,
and turnaround time required. Please contact the local NHP/CDC for data
licensing fee information
Use Constraints NOTE: The text below was modified from NatureServe's standard EO license
agreement. > Use of the Managed Areas Dataset by the licensed data users
shall be governed by the following provisions:
Data Use Guidelines and Restrictions
1. {Program name} reserves all rights in data provided. All data are
provided as is. ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
Data Center
NatureServe, Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: Managed Areas (MA) data

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +01-613-759-1861
Fax: +01-613-759-1701
Email: curtiss at
Contact Address:
c/o Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada,
K.W. Neatby Building,
Room 2091 - 960 Carling Ave.
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0C6
Country: Canada
Fees: Please See Access Constraints
Phone: +01-705-755-2157
Fax: +01-705-755-2168
Email: peter.sorrill at
Contact Address:
Ontario Natural heritage Information Centre
300 Water St., 2nd Floor, North Tower
P.O. Box 7000
K9J 8M5
City: Peterborough
Province or State: ON
Country: CANADA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-11-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-04-24