High Environmental Value for Hunter Regional Growth Planning area - detailed

This polygon shape file is a 1:25,000 – 1: 50 000 environmental dataset combining 17 input data sources. These are outlined in the lineage statement. The input data sets identify agreed HEV criteria for the purposes of regional strategic planning and other environmental assessment projects that require identification of significant biodiversity values. This project was undertaken by Planning Services Unit, OEH with input from all the Planning teams in Regional Operations, OEH. The Hunter High Environmental Values dataset covers the Hunter Regional Growth Planning area.

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Field Value
Data Type Vector
Alternative Title HEV_Hunter_detailed
Metadata Date 22/06/2016
Date Created 22/06/2016
Date Published 22/06/2016
Edition HEV_Hunter_20150909
Purpose The purpose of the project was to identify environmental criteria and values across the landscape that reflect current statutory and planning policy for the protection of the environment in planning matters. This allow the interrogation of the single dataset to identify various environmental criteria/values for assessment on a landscape basis or in some cases, at the local planning stage. The project aimed to identify the following environmental criteria;• Areas protected for conservation• Native vegetation of high conservation value• Threatened species and populations• Wetlands, rivers, estuaries and coastal feature of high environmental value• Areas of geological significance
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Update Frequency Data is updated as deemed necessary
Keywords Biodiversity,Environmental,Conservation,HEV

Dataset extent

Equivalent Scale 25000
Geospatial Topic boundaries
Language English
Temporal Coverage From 01/01/1990 - 01/07/2016
Datum GDA94 Geographic (Lat\Long)
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Attribution Department of Planning, Industry and Environment asserts the right to be attributed as author of the original material in the following manner: "© State Government of NSW and Department of Planning, Industry and Environment 2016"