Reference Layer Programs – Land Ownership

CDFW Owned and Operated Lands

The California Department of Fish and Game manages 711 properties throughout the state. This dataset is intended to provide information on the location of lands owned and/or administered by the Department of Fish and Game and for general conservation planning within the state.

California Marine Protected Areas

This dataset defines the boundaries of all of California's marine protected areas (MPAs) as of December 19, 2012. This dataset reflects the Department of Fish and Wildlife's best representation of marine protected areas based upon current California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Section 632: Natural Resources, Division 1: FGC - DFG.

California Protected Areas Database (CPAD) Units

The California Protected Areas Database (CPAD) is a GIS inventory maintained by GreenInfo Networks of all protected park and open space lands in California.

Land Use and Zoning

Displays zoning and land use information for California where available.

Public, Conservation and Trust Lands

The Public, Conservation and Trust Lands dataset was developed as part of the California Legacy Project, and is intended to provide stakeholders in both the public and private sectors with a planning-level representation of ownership in California.

Public Land Survey

The Public Land Survey System grid breaks the State of California up into townships, ranges and sections.