Data and Documentation
Wetlands Data Download for Desktop GIS Users
Spatial data representing the extent, type, and approximate location of wetlands, riparian areas, and deepwater habitats in Montana along with associated metadata are provided in geodatabase versions 10 or 9.3. Data are downloaded at a statewide scale. New data are added as individual project areas are completed.
Wetland and Riparian Framework Web Service
This application provides access to the Montana Spatial Data Infrastructure (MSDI) Wetlands and Riparian Framework dataset. Included in this service are provisional and final wetland and riparian polygons and labels, the wetland and riparian mapping program status map, and historic wetland mapping polygons and labels completed by the National Wetland Inventory.
The Wetlands Framework is a detailed digital map of wetlands and riparian areas in Montana. Users include federal, state, and local government agencies, including conservation districts and watershed groups; hunters, birdwatchers, and anglers; consultants, planners, and stakeholders involved in land development; restoration and mitigation practitioners, including federal, tribal, state, local, and non-governmental organizations, and land trusts and other organizations.