Openlands Spatial Selections

Below is a description of select Openlands interactive spatial items for use by Openlands staff and friends. Content is maintained as needed, so if you need something updated or have a question, please reach out.

General Use

- Openlands Internal Map - A collection of data layers broadly relevant to Openlands staff. This map includes locations of Openlands projects, conservation lands data, Openlands tree plantings, water/land trails, and other information.

Forestry & Education

- Forestry Map - Locations of Openlands tree plantings and TreeKeepers along with a variety of other Forestry related layers.


- Select Openlands Project Areas & Census Demographics - This map slide presentation focuses on Openlands project areas selected for their representation of Openlands Priority Landscapes. These areas have been intersected with 2020 Census data on race to better understand the communities being served within these project areas.

Conservation & Policy

- Openlands Land Protection & Management - A draft map featuring Openlands acquisitions, easements, and restoration projects.

- Greater Hackmatack Priority Landscape - Lands protected for Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge and related layers.

- Little Calumet River Conservation Action Plan Project Area - Spatial layers associated with the Little Calumet River Conservation Actio Plan.

- Water Access - Water access and in-stream hazards associated with waterways in Northeastern Illinois.

- Grand Illinois Trail - Detailed paths and road routes for the GIT which spans northern Illinois from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi.