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Volunteer mapping green space in an Oregon neighborhood

Happy Valley Heights Homeowners Association (HOA) is a ~300-home neighborhood in Northwestern Oregon. In September, they requested services from GISCorps to map green spaces containing older second-growth forests and wetlands in their neighborhood. Volunteer Curtis Day assisted in the effort…

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Supporting the Conservation Lands Foundation

Report by Alexis Handelman The Conservation Lands Foundation (CLF) is a nonprofit umbrella organization comprised of over 60 grassroots “Friends” groups who work to protect public lands. The mission of CLF is to protect, restore and expand the National Conservation…

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Mapping Land Use in Minnesota

SoJiBoJa is a small environmental management organization that owns, preserves and manages land that is adjacent to the Chippewa National Forest in northern Minnesota in the United States. They had been making do with primitive maps screen-shotted from Google Earth for their prior mapping needs. Since I had the skills and the Esri license, I volunteered to make them a set of maps that would help better manage the land.
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Train Campaign Story Map On The Train Campaign's Website.

Bringing Back the Trains… One Map at a Time

The Train Campaign team contacted GISCorps in the spring of 2018 and requested help with online map creation. Two volunteers, Ellen Phillips and Linda Colin, were selected. The following story was written by Ellen Phillips. Karen Christensen of the Barrington Institute…

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Applying GIS to Watershed Stewardship in Colorado

Report by Diane Ambrose Using the ESRI software from the GIS Service Pledge Award, I was able contribute to the work of two non-profits in the South Park area of Colorado. Beaver Ponds Environmental Education Center (BPEEC) http://beaverponds.org/ BPEEC is located…

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