Downloadable DataNatural Heritage Element Occurrences (October 2017)
The Natural Heritage Element Occurrences (nheo) shapefile identifies occurrences of rare plants and animals, exemplary or unique natural communities, and important animal assemblages (e.g., heronries and colonial waterbird nesting sites). Collectively, th...
Downloadable DataDENR DWR Animal Operations
This data contains the locations of all Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) required by the Division of Water Resources (DWR) to obtain an Animal Operations Certificate of Coverage. It does not include all animal farms in the state, particularly dr...
Downloadable DataSwine Lagoons
In the late 1990s, the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Division of Water Quality developed a GIS data set representing point locations of intensive animal operations in North Carolina. In 2003, CGIA used digital ortho photo...
Downloadable DataNatural Heritage Program Natural Areas (October 2017)
The Natural Heritage natural areas (nhna) shapefile identifies terrestrial and aquatic sites that are of special biodiversity significance. A natural area's significance may be due to the presence of rare species, exemplary natural communities, or importa...