Metadata for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Wildlife Management Areas - Points
Identification Information:
Citation:
Originator: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Publication date: 10/23/2015
Title:
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Wildlife Management Areas - Points
Publisher: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Online linkage: http://fwp.mt.gov/gisData/shapefiles/wmaPoints.zip

Abstract:
Point locations of Montana's wildlife management areas owned and/or managed by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP). Lands owned or managed by FWP do not necessarily imply public access.
Purpose:
Display and/or analysis of Montana's wildlife management areas.

Time period of content:
Calendar date: 10/23/2015
Currentness reference: publication date
Status:
Progress: Complete
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:
Selected WMAs that are publicly accessible and exported to a separate feature class.
Process date: 10/23/2015
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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) Wildlife Management Areas - 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 value accuracy explanation: Double checked by relating to tabular database.

Attribute label: NAME
Attribute definition: Wildlife management area name.

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; the numbers after the "." categorizes the agreement.
Attribute value accuracy information:
Attribute value accuracy: Very good.
Attribute value accuracy explanation: Cross referenced with Lands Bureau tabular database.

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 value accuracy explanation: Cross referenced against Lands Bureau tabular database.

Attribute label: ACQTYPE
Attribute definition: Acquisition type.
Attribute value accuracy information:
Attribute value accuracy: Excellent

Attribute label: ACQDATE
Attribute definition:
Date the parcel associated with the FILENUM was acquired (legal transaction date).

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

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

Attribute label: CAMPING
Attribute definition: Indicates whether or not camping is allowed

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

Attribute label: HUNT_RESTR
Attribute definition: Hunting restrictions

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: 10/23/2015
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


Metadata use constraints:
User assumes responsibility to verify usefulness for their purpose.
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