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Interactive Online Maps

The following interactive online maps are available on the DEC website.

DECinfo Locator

The DECinfo Locator is a map-based prototype to easily access many documents and public data pertaining to the environmental quality of specific sites in New York State, as well as outdoor recreational opportunities. Additional locations and data sets will be included in future versions.

State Lands Interactive Mapper

The State Lands Interactive Mapper can be used to create custom maps of recreational trails on DEC lands throughout the state to help people plan outdoor activities.

Environmental Resource Mapper

The Environmental Resource Mapper is an interactive mapping application that can be used to identify some of New York State's natural resources and environmental features that are state protected, or of conservation concern.

New York Nature Explorer

New York Nature Explorer, a gateway to biodiversity information, is an online tool for finding out about the animals, plants and habitats in your neighborhood or area of interest. Users may choose a county, town, or watershed, or they may specify their own location on a map, and they will receive a list of the animals, plants, and significant natural communities that have been found there.

Environmental Facilities Navigator

The Environmental Facilities Navigator accesses an interactive utility to locate facilities of environmental interest. These include: superfund sites, facilities with significant SPDES discharges, air emission sources, active solid waste management facilities, facilities discharging certain types of wastes, major electric generation facilities, plus sediment and other deposits in the bed of the Hudson River, mines, state recreational lands and other recreational features.

Hudson Valley Natural Resource Mapper

The Hudson Valley Natural Resource Mapper is a tool for viewing maps of natural features in the Hudson River estuary watershed to inform conservation and land-use planning. Resources shown include estuary habitats, streams, wetlands, forests, and biodiversity areas, as well as Hudson River recreation sites and protected lands.

Mineral Resources Navigator

The Mineral Resources Navigator is an interactive utility to locate mines and oil, gas and other regulated well types. The information is refreshed nightly. Information on these sites are available through this application.

Stormwater Interactive Map

The Stormwater Interactive Map is an interactive mapping application used to look up geographic information related to the Phase II Stormwater Program. It can also be used to find geographic information useful for construction projects, including the geographic coordinates for a site.

EAF Mapper

the EAF Mapper is an interactive tool that helps answer some of the questions on Part 1 of the Environmental Assessment Form that may be required as part of the permit application process.

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