NPCA Natural Environment Data

An inventory of the regulated natural environment within the Niagara watershed. Layers include shoreline mapping, regulated floodplains, regulated shoreline area, regulated wetlands, floodplain mapping, top of slope, top of slope allowance, and wetland allowance.


NPCA Niagara Natural Environment [computer file]. (2011). Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority. Available: Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library Controlled Access \DATA\Niagara\NPCA\NiagaraNaturalEnvironment\ (Accessed Current Date).

Natural Environment NPCA

Request Data [.shp, .pdf]

Extent [Niagara Watershed]


The data is licensed to Brock University faculty, staff and students for teaching and research purposes only and requires the user to sign a Generic license agreement.

Related Information

Screening Layer Criteria [PDF format]
Local \DATA\Niagara\NPCA\NiagaraNaturalEnvironment\Niagara Natural Environment Information Screening Layer Criteria.pdf (documentation)

Niagara Natural Environment Information Screening Map Series [PDF format]
Local \MapLibrary\DATA\Niagara\NPCA\NiagaraNaturalEnvironment\CartographicMaps_150dpiPDFs\

NPCA Watershed Explorer Click More…> Operational Layers > Planning and Permits > NPCA Regulated Areas>

Local Access

Local \DATA\Niagara\NPCA\NiagaraNaturalEnvironment\NPCAGenericRegulationHazardInventories_Shapefiles\


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