The Department of Fish & Game works to preserve the state's natural resources and people's right to conservation of those resources, as protected by Article 97 of the Massachusetts Constitution.

To carry out this mission, the Department exercises responsibility over the Commonwealth's marine and freshwater fisheries, wildlife species, plants, and natural communities, as well as the habitats that support them.

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MassGIS Data: Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Districts

February 2005

This layer represents the district boundaries of the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife .

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Fishery and Wildlife Districts

This layer represents the district boundaries of the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife . These districts are used by DFW and its parent agency, the Department of Fish and Game , for administrative purposes.

Two layers - polygon and arc feature classes - are stored in ArcSDE as DFWDISTRICTS_POLY and DFWDISTRICTS_ARC.

Production

The layer was developed by the Department of Fish and Game GIS Program by dissolving (combining) poygons from MassGIS' 1:25,000 Towns layer. The arc layer was generated by MassGIS using ESRI'S ArcGIS 9.0 software.

Attributes

The polygon attribute table contains the following items:
Item Description
DISTRICT DFW District Name
ACRES Area of DFW District in acres
The arc attribute table contains the following items:
Item Description
OUTLINE Boundary type:
 9 = DFW District boundary
 1 = State outline
 4 = Coastline

Maintenance

The DFG GIS Program will provide any updates to MassGIS.

Last Updated 6/22/2007

Items

Contributor
Modified Date
2018-01-08
Release Date
2018-01-08
Identifier
f3386e76-647a-4b37-a319-4584b737076b
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location
Massachusetts
License
Author
MassGIS
Contact Name
MassGIS
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Public
Data Quality
False
Content Type
Language
English (United States)