The Public Lands Inventory is an interactive map and dashboard that show all recreation and conservation lands owned by cities, counties, and state and federal agencies. A secondary map displays state-owned lands by use (recreation, habitat, conservation, revenue generation). The inventory displays following information:

  • Ownership by local, state, and federal agency
  • Ownership type (fee simple or assumed fee simple, aquatic, upland, or assumed upland
  • Location
  • Acreage
  • Date and cost of acquisitions within the past ten years.
  • Principal use (developed recreation, habitat and passive recreation, revenue generation, conservation, assumed habitat and passive recreation, other, unknown)

Data comes from University of Washington’s School of Environmental and Forest Sciences and the following Washington State agencies:

  • Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Department of Natural Resources
  • RCO
  • State Parks and Recreation Commission

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Watch KBTC’s Northwest Now segment about this web app getting the Key Award for open government.

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Watch video of RCO receiving the key award for this web app from the Washington Coalition for Open Government

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