The majority of data layers and overall site functionality is available to anyone, and provided particularly for use in conservation planning and land use decisions, as well as for informing and educating the public. These publicly available data and information pertain to the conservation status of lands, various conservation values of lands and other base map and reference layers to support use of these data. These day are available for public use on site, for map making and open sharing. However, use of this basic information should NOT be substituted for a project review or for on-site surveys required for environmental assessments of specific project areas. This information provides information derived from timestamped data from multiple sources, intended to summarize conservation status and values.
Some additional sensitive data and functionality are provided on this site to subscribers, under specific the Terms and Conditions in the License Agreement signed by subscribers and Virginia DCR. Under such License Agreement, data are subject to the following conditions: