Metadata for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Lands - Points
Identification Information:
Citation:
Originator: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Publication date: 11/03/2015
Title: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Lands - Points
Publisher: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Online linkage: http://fwp.mt.gov/gisData/shapefiles/fwpLandsPoints.zip

Abstract:
Point locations for lands owned or managed by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP). Lands owned or managed by FWP do not necessarily imply public access. Lands owend and/or managed by FWP do not necessarily imply public access. Many of the lands owned and/or managed by FWP are held under conservation easement, lease, or agreement with private land owners and may be managed for the benefit of Montana's wildlife or other natural or cultural resources. Therefore, users of this data should not infer these lands imply public access. For details about public access on FWP's lands please contact the appropriate FWP regional office. Regional office contact information can be found at http://fwp.mt.gov/regions.
Purpose:
Display and/or analysis of lands owned and/or managed by FWP.

Time period of content:
Calendar date: 11/03/2015
Currentness reference: publication date
Status:
Progress: In work
Maintenance and update frequency: Annually
Access constraints: None
Use constraints:
Users must assume responsibility to determine the usability of this data for their purposes. This data set is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) makes no representations or warranties whatsoever with respect to the accuracy or completeness of this data set and assumes no responsibility for the suitability of this data set for a particular purpose. FWP will not be liable for any damages incurred as a result of errors in this data set.
Point of contact:
Lydia Bailey
GIS Manager
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Ave
PO Box 200701
Helena, Montana 59620-0701


Telephone: 406-444-5365
E-Mail: lbailey@mt.gov


Data set credit: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
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Data Quality Information:
Lineage:

Process step:
Added, edited, and deleted features and attributes as needed.
Process date: 10/22/2015
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Spatial Data Organization Information:
Point and vector object information:
SDTS object type: Entity point
SDTS object count: 0
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Entity and Attribute Information:
Entity type label: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Lands - Points
Entity type definition: Entity Description

Attribute label: OBJECTID
Attribute definition: Internal feature number.
Attribute domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

Attribute label: SITEID
Attribute definition:
Unique ID associated with the site. SITEID is assigned by the FWP Lands Bureau and can be used to relate to additional site information in the Lands Bureau's tabular database.
Attribute value accuracy information:
Attribute value accuracy: Excellent

Attribute label: SITENAME
Attribute definition:
Name of site as stored in FWP's Lands Bureau files and tabular database.
Attribute value accuracy information:
Attribute value accuracy: Excellent

Attribute label: SITETYPE
Attribute definition:
FWP's Lands Bureau files and tabular database. NOTE: Not all sites are open to public access - refer to the PUBTYPE field.


Attribute
Value
Definition of
Attribute Value
ADMAdministrative
ADMFAdministrative - Fisheries Division
ADMWAdministrative - Wildlife Division
AFLFAffiliated Lands - Fisheries Division
AFLPAffiliated Lands - Parks Division
AFLWAffiliated Lands - Wildlife Division
BPBrood Pond
FASFishing Access Site
FCAFisheries Conservation Area
FCEFisheries Conservation Easement
FTFish Trap
HTCFish Hatchery
SPState Park
WAPLWildlife Access Public Land Program
WCEWildlife Conservation Easement
WHPAWildlife Habitat Protection Area
WMAWildlife Management Area
WSBLWildlife Sagebrush Landowner Incentive Program Lease
Attribute value accuracy information:
Attribute value accuracy: Excellent

Attribute label: PUBNAME
Attribute definition:
Site's name as known by the public. If the site does not have a value for PUBNAME it is not managed for recreation for the public and may not have public access.
Attribute value accuracy information:
Attribute value accuracy: Very Good
Attribute value accuracy explanation: Based on FWP Division Administrator review.

Attribute label: PUBTYPE
Attribute definition:
Site type as managed for public access or public recreation. If the site has a PUBTYPE value of FALSE, the site is closed to public access unless access is granted through another another program during certain times of the year and/or the site is not managed for the sole purpose of public access. Many of the lands managed or owned by FWP are held under conservation easement, lease, or agreement with private land owners and may be managed for the benefit of Montana's wildlife or other natural or cultural resources.


Attribute
Value
Definition of
Attribute Value
FALSENo public access. Site is either inaccessible physically (i.e. not developed) or not open to the public.
FASFishing Access Site
HTCFish Hatchery
SPState Park
WAPLWildlife Access Public Land Program
WCEWildlife Conservation Easement
WHPAWildlife Habitat Protection Area
WMAWildlife Management Area
Attribute value accuracy information:
Attribute value accuracy: Very Good

Attribute label: FILENUM
Attribute definition:
Number used by the Lands Bureau referring to each transaction within a given site. The first four numbers are assigned to the site; the number directly following the "." categorizes the agreement.
Attribute value accuracy information:
Attribute value accuracy: Very good.

Attribute label: SITENUM
Attribute definition:
First four digits of FILENUM. All parcels comprising a site will have the same SITENUM.
Attribute value accuracy information:
Attribute value accuracy: Very good

Attribute label: ACQTYPE
Attribute definition: Acquisition type.


Attribute
Value
Definition of
Attribute Value
1Fee acquisition
2AAccess. Public access right into private land (for hunting or recreational access).
2EEasement. FWP easement right in another's land.
2LLease. FWP lease (in) with terms.
3Conservation Easement
8Miscellaneous
10Special Management Agreement
Attribute value accuracy information:
Attribute value accuracy: Excellent

Attribute label: ACQDATE
Attribute definition: Date the site was acquired (legal transaction date).

Attribute label: EXISTING_ADA
Attribute definition: Current ADA accessibility.


Attribute
Value
Definition of
Attribute Value
0No Data
1Easy Accessibility
2Moderate Accessibility
3Difficult Accessibility
4Most Difficult Accessibility
Attribute value accuracy information:
Attribute value accuracy: Potentially out dated.

Attribute label: POTENTIAL_ADA
Attribute definition: Potential ADA accessibility.


Attribute
Value
Definition of
Attribute Value
0No Data
1Easy Accessibility
2Moderate Accessibility
3Difficult Accessibility
4Most Difficult Accessibility
Attribute value accuracy information:
Attribute value accuracy: Potentially out dated.

Attribute label: CREATED
Attribute definition: Date point feature was digitized.

Attribute label: EDITOR
Attribute definition:
Last name or FWP cf# of individual responsible for creating the feature.

Attribute label: COMMENT_
Attribute definition: Editor's comments.

Attribute label: WEB_PAGE
Attribute definition: URL for the site's Web page on FWP's public website.

Attribute label: BOAT_FAC
Attribute definition: Boat facility information for the site

Attribute label: CAMPING
Attribute definition: Indicates whether or not camping is allowed at the site.


Attribute
Value
Definition of
Attribute Value
NoNo camping opportunity
YesCamping opportunity

Attribute label: HUNTING
Attribute definition: Indicates whether or not hunting is allowed on the site

Attribute label: HUNT_RESTR
Attribute definition: Additional hunting restriction information for the site.

Attribute label: SHAPE
Attribute definition: Feature geometry.
Attribute domain: Coordinates defining the features.
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Distribution Information:
Distributor:
Lydia Bailey
GIS Manager
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Ave
PO Box 200701
Helena, Montana 59620-0701


Telephone: 406-444-5365
E-Mail: lbailey@mt.gov


Resource description: Downloadable Data


Distribution liability:
FWP will not be liable for any damages incurred as a result of errors in this data set.
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Metadata Reference Information:
Metadata date: 11/03/2015
Metadata contact:
Lydia Bailey
GIS Manager
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Ave
PO Box 200701
Helena, Montana 59620-0701


Telephone: 406-444-5365
E-Mail: lbailey@mt.gov


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