Tune in today and learn how to utilize mapping tools like GIS and Google Earth to prioritize recreation and conservation initiatives along your river. Laila Johnston of American Rivers led a 30 minute webinar describing how maps can help inform conservation and recreation. She described the different types of mapping tools that are available, and dove deeper into a case study example on the Waccamaw River and how she has gathered and utilized a variety of data sources to help create informative maps for conservation and recreation.
Tune in and learn:
- How to identify, gather, and utilize existing data sources to help create layers for maps including recreation access points, property ownership and conservation opportunities;
- Suggestions on best practices for using GIS and other mapping tools to create maps and planning documents; and
- Additional mapping tools, other than traditional GIS, that are available to prioritize initiatives along your river