The U.S. Geological Survey recently published a new version of the Protected Areas Database (PAD) that was developed at Boise State University. PAD-US is the country’s official inventory of protected areas. Professor John Freemuth is the leader of the PAD-US development team through a multi-year cooperative agreement with the USGS Gap Analysis Program (GAP). Visit the Gap Analysis Program (GAP) Protected Areas Viewer here.
Originating Sources: Boise State Update 9/6/16, USGS Gap Analysis Program