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List of Oregon Explorer Tools

  1. Aquaculture Financial Planning Tool - designed to help you learn about aquaculture systems and the financial considerations involved in setting up an operation in Oregon. 
  2. Biodiversity Map Viewer - obtain meaningful information about important, sensitive, rare and listed forest species and habitats that could be found, or restored, on a landowner's property.
  3. Collective Groups Map Viewer - view and map the approximate operational boundaries of collaboratives, stewardship groups, and cross-boundary partnerships in Oregon.
  4. Columbia River Basin Evapotranspiration Mapping Tool - access summarized evapotranspiration (ET) data for the Columbia Basin's irrigated agriculture at the 12 digit hydrologic unit level from the OpenET Data Explorer.
  5. Communities Reporter Tool - access over 600 demographic, social, economic, and environmental indicators about all of the towns, villages, cities, and counties in Oregon and Siskiyou County, California.
  6. Estuary Shellfish Mariculture Explorer - aggregates public records related to shellfish mariculture within estuaries in the state of Oregon. The shellfish mariculture planning tool supports a review of potential sites for viability of future shellfish mariculture operations that can be used for pre-application meetings. 
  7. Measure 49 Analyzer - view former Measure 37 claims that received Measure 49 home site authorizations in Oregon. 
  8. Mitigation Planning Map Viewer - explore the suitability of potential sites to provide compensatory mitigation.
  9. Oregon Aquaculture Map Viewer - explore data for a specific site or location that will aid in the decision-making process on the viability of an aquaculture venture. Generate an Inland Site Report from the mapping tool.
  10. Oregon 2020 mapping tool - mapping tool to help collect bird data for Oregon.
  11. Oregon Broadband Mapping Tool -  this mapping tool uses the most recently available broadband availability data from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to illustrate broadband service availability and eligibility for the Oregon Broadband Office’s grant programs as they become available (version 1.0).
  12. Oregon CWPP Planning tool- access extensive data resources to inform updates to Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPP) and Natural Hazard Mitigation Plans (NHMP). With this tool you can generate an advanced report for a user-defined area.
  13. Oregon Explorer ATLAS - simple place-based mapping and charting of floodplains, demographics, habitat, land use, and more.
  14. Oregon Explorer Map Viewer - with hundreds of map layers available to draw from, use the Oregon Explorer Map Viewer to make your own custom map and share it with others. Select from themes related to demographics, farm, hazards, land use, wildfire risk, wildlife, watershed restoration, and wetlands. 
  15. Oregon Hazards Reporter - access hazards data from multiple state and federal agencies, and report on known hazards for specific areas.
  16. Oregon Mid-Coast Water Planning Map Viewer - aggregates water data for a selected area of interest within and including the Mid-coast. The report includes queried data for the following sections: Area Overview, Water Quantity, Water Quality, Water Use, Infrastructure, Hazards. The tool was developed for the Mid-Coast Water Planning Partnership to support their integrated Water Action Plan.
  17. Oregon Planner’s Map Viewer - create maps and place reports to support land use planning with data pertaining to administrative boundaries, hazards, transportation, hydric soils, wetlands, protected areas, and more.
  18. Oregon Rapid Wetland Assessment Protocol (ORWAP) Map Viewer - ORWAP is a standardized method for rapidly assessing the functions and values of wetlands. The ORWAP tool provides site-specific mapping and reporting information needed to answer a small but important subset of ORWAPs 140 indicator questions. You can also get to the SFAM tool from here (see #24)
  19. Oregon Renewable Energy Siting Assessment (ORESA) mapping and reporting tool - allows users to review data and input potential project characteristics in order to get a coarse level perspective of potential land use, military, natural resources and other considerations for a potential renewable energy project site location.
  20. Oregon Water Map Viewer (BETA) - access data and create a water report for an area of interest within Oregon. The report includes information about water quality, water quantity, water rights and much more.
  21. Oregon Watershed Restoration Tool - access restoration project information and download data for Oregon Plan basins, subbasins or watershed councils (1995-2020).
  22. Oregon Wildfire Risk Explorer Basic Map Viewer - access wildfire risk data for the areas surrounding your home and community. Use the tools to create a Homeowner’s Report or Areas of Interest Report to get a summary report of the wildfire risk within a specified county or watershed.
  23. Oregon Wildlife Viewer - get specific wildlife species information and historical range maps for amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles and generate species lists for places in Oregon.
  24. Oregon Zoning Map - view zoning data from 169 local jurisdictions compiled by the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development.
  25. OWEB Investment Tracking Tool - explore how OWEB grant funding is distributed across the state with basic information on grants in progress and those that have been completed (1995-2019).
  26. SageCon Landscape Planning Tool- access up-to-date data layers related to Sage-Grouse habitat and threats in Oregon.
  27. Sage-Grouse Development Registry - explore the amount of development present within sage-grouse Priority Areas for Conservation (PACs).
  28. Sage-Grouse Development Siting Tool - allows prospective developers to input project data in order to get a coarse level perspective of potential project impacts to sage-grouse and their habitats.
  29. Stream Function Assessment Method (SFAM) Map Viewer - provides site-specific mapping and reporting information needed to answer a subset of SFAM indicator questions. You can also get to the ORWAP tool from here (see #14).
  30. Surplus Lands Map Viewer - an electronic system for receiving and displaying a statewide inventory of city and county surplus lands in Oregon.

Updated September 21, 2023