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GIS Resources

Spatial and Numeric Data Services guide to GIS data available at the University of Calgary.

Vegetation Data


  • Open Calgary Citywide Land Cover shapefile

  • Open Calgary Habitat shapefile - identifies plant communities and environments within the natural areas maintained by Calgary Parks​

  • Urban Forest shapefile (at SANDS, UofC only) - provides detailed information about city trees and shrubs maintained by Calgary Parks


  • Native Prairie Vegetation Inventory download

  • Central Parkland Natural Region Vegetation Inventory download