Cartography and Spatial Data Services, Northeast Region, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior

Data Center Description
The goal of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Cartography and Spatial
Services is provide cartographic and GIS support for the Region 5
Refuges and Wildlife Division.

Our customers include land acquisition planners, appraisers,
surveyors, and realty management specialists in Region 5's Office of
Realty. We serve Regional and Refuge biologists, North American
Waterfowl Management Plan biologists, the Regional Fire Management
Officer, and the Regional Archaeologist in Region 5's Refuges and
Wildlife Division. We share data and expertise with colleagues in
federal, state, local agencies as well as individuals in academia,
private firms, and the public.

We maintain and distribute boundary files and maps as well as land
ownership information for all National Wildlife Refuges in Region
5. We generate products, including maps, graphics, statistics, and
geographic analyses from digital geospatial data. We also provide
technical support in the areas of cartography, GIS, and GPS for our
data users in the Regional Office and on the refuges.

We maintain expertise in processing U.S. Geological Survey, National
Wetlands Inventory, and national refuge boundary datasets. We use
Arc/Info, ArcView, and AutoCadMap software on UNIX and WindowsNT
computer platforms. We use large format color plotters, digitizing
tables, scanners, and CD writers. We maintain an ftp server and a web

Contact Information:

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Cartography and Spatial Data Services
300 Westgate Center Drive
Hadley, MA 01035
(413) 253-8292
(877) 289-8495 ext. 8292 (Toll Free)
(413) 253-8480 FAX