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PAD-US Statistics Dashboard

June 22, 2022

Administered by the U.S. Geological Survey Gap Analysis Project, the Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) is the nation’s official inventory of public open space and private protected areas. The lands included in PAD-US are assigned conservation status codes that both denote the level of biodiversity preservation and indicate other natural, recreational and cultural uses. PAD-US also includes the best available aggregation of federal lands data provided by agencies. This tabular dashboard leverages data attributes from the latest PAD-US release to allow users to create an assortment of charts.