Natural Resource (NR) Districts

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - Forest Tenures
Licensed under Open Government Licence - British Columbia

The spatial representation for a Natural Resource (NR) District, that is an administrative area established by the Ministry, within NR Regions.

This dataset supersedes WHSE_ADMIN_BOUNDARIES.FADM_DISTRICT which were known as Forest District boundaries.

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 48.0° to 60.0°
Longitude: -139.5° to -113.5°

Additional Information

Lineage Statement

WHSE_ADMIN_BOUNDARIES.ADM_NR_DISTRICTS_SPG is a generalized version of this dataset used for webmapping purposes only.

Contact Information

NameChantelle Abanilla (businessExpert)
EmailChantelle.Abanilla@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationForest Tenures
NameSusan Westmacott (pointOfContact)
EmailSusan.Westmacott@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationGeoBC

Access & Security

Who can view this dataset? Public
Who can download this dataset?Public

Metadata Information

Record Published 2015-04-09
Record Last Modified 2019-05-04
Resource Status completed

Object Description

Object Name: WHSE_ADMIN_BOUNDARIES.ADM_NR_DISTRICTS_SP

Short Name: ADM_NR_DST
Comments: NR DISTRICT SP is the spatial representation for a Natural Resource (NR) District, that is an administrative area established by the Ministry, within NR Regions.These Ministry of Forests (MOF) boundaries have changed from the boundaries captured in FADM DISTRICT REGION object due to the change in administrative areas due to downsizing in 2001. The SDE entity types allowed in this layer are multi-part polygons.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
DISTRICT_NAME DSTRCT_NM VARCHAR2 60 DISTRICT NAME is the long name of the NR District, e.g., Selkirk District.
ORG_UNIT ORG_UNIT VARCHAR2 3 ORG UNIT is the organizational unit code obtained from the CORP ORG UNIT object, e.g., DSE.
ORG_UNIT_NAME ORG_UNIT_N VARCHAR2 100 ORG UNIT NAME is the name or title of a ministry office or section, e.g., Selkirk District.
REGION_ORG_UNIT REG_ORG_U VARCHAR2 3 REGION ORG UNIT is the organizational unit code obtained from the CORP ORG UNIT object, e.g., RKB. which indicates which ORG UNIT this district is within.
REGION_ORG_UNIT_NAME REG_ORG_UN VARCHAR2 100 ORG UNIT NAME is the name or title of a Region, e.g., Kootenay Boundary Region.
FEATURE_CODE F_CODE VARCHAR2 10 FEATURE CODE contains an alphanumeric value based on the Canadian Council of Surveys and Mapping’s (CCSM) system for classification of geographic features.
FEATURE_NAME F_NAME VARCHAR2 100 FEATURE NAME is the The English name of the feature, e.g., Natural Resource District
SHAPE SHAPE SDO_GEOMETRY 1 SHAPE is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.
OBJECTID OBJECTID NUMBER 38 OBJECTID is a column required by spatial layers that interact with ESRI ArcSDE. It is populated with unique values automatically by SDE
SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA SE_ANNO BLOB 4000 SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA is a binary column used by spatial tools to store annotation, curve features and CAD data when using the SDO_GEOMETRY storage data type.
FEATURE_AREA_SQM NUMBER 19 FEATURE_AREA_SQM is the system calculated area of a two-dimensional polygon in square meters
FEATURE_LENGTH_M NUMBER 19 FEATURE_LENGTH_M is the system calculated length or perimeter of a geometry in meters