In the 2012 President's Budget Request, the National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) is terminated. As a result, all resources, databases, tools, and applications within this web site will be removed on January 15, 2012. For more information, please refer to the NBII Program Termination page.
The Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) is a national database of federal and state conservation lands. The land cover viewer displays data on vegetation and land use patterns of the continental United States.
The NBII Program is administered by the Biological Informatics Program of the U.S. Geological Survey