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MassGIS Data: DCR Mass Parks Regions

June 2019

This data layer describes the administrative and management units for the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Mass Parks Division.

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Sample of Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation Mass Parks Regions

At the highest level DCR properties are organized into two management 'Divisions': Mass Parks and the Division of Water Supply Protection (DWSP). Mass Parks properties are organized into Regions. Each region is divided into Districts, which in turn are divided into Complexes. This layer delineates these breakdowns.

The two feature classes - polygon and arc - are stored in ArcSDE as REGDCR_POLY and REGDCR_ARC.

Production

This layer was created by DCR and then was processed and stored by MassGIS.

Attributes

The polygon attribute table contains the following fields:

Field Description
REGION Within the DCR Mass Parks division, this is the broadest level of management. Each Mass Parks 'Region' is broken up into 'Districts,' then 'Complexes'.
DISTRICT The second level of management down from 'Region': each Mass Parks District belongs to a 'Region' and is divided into 'Complexes'. Complexes are included in the arc attribute table.
DIVISION All are coded "Mass Parks"
SYMBOLOGY A single field for symbology or labeling that concatenates the REGION and DISTRICT values
The arc attribute table contains the following items:
Field Description
TYPE Boundary type:
 Complex
 District
 Golf Course Complex
 MA Coast
 State Border

Maintenance

DCR will provide any updates to MassGIS.

Last Updated 6/17/2019

Items

Contributor
Modified Date
2019-06-25
Release Date
2019-06-25
Identifier
1a9a2eb9-c431-4ae1-afa7-cf2c95387a42
License
Contact Name
MassGIS
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Public
Data Quality
False
Language
English (United States)