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Protected areas illustrated by GAP Status Code from the PAD-US geodatabase

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Protected areas illustrated by GAP Status Code from the PAD-US geodatabase.  GAP Status Code is a measure of management intent to protect biodiversity, useful for conservation applications.  GAP Status Code 1, 2 and 3 areas are permanently protected from conversion to agriculture or development.  Areas primarily managed for the conservation of nature are identified as GAP 1 or 2, while areas managed for multiple uses (including conservation) are GAP 3. Private lands or areas with no known protection mandate are depicted as GAP Status Code 4.

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