[Tagging] landuse for arboretum

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu Nov 11 19:05:53 GMT 2010


2010/11/11 Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 3:08 AM, Ulf Lamping <ulf.lamping at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> beside, that I had to ask leo what conservation means and I'm still not
>> sure. Don't be too generic with tags.
>
> landuse=conservation means that the primary use of the land is to
> conserve natural resources (in this case trees). Often it's land
> that's kept in the natural state - around here a developer may grant a
> 'conservation easement' to the government, meaning that the land
> cannot be developed.


Isn't this kind of information better covered by boundary=protected_area ?
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:boundary%3Dprotected_area

cheers,
Martin



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