GIS Mapping: Basic Data Collection and Mapping for Loggers and Foresters (and forest landowners) ***CHANGE OF DATE***
Logging contractors require basic mapping skills for operations planning and permitting. There are many tools and approaches that are effective. Fundamentally, there are a few steps: data collection, creating files and developing maps. This program introduces participants to the basics of data collection with a smartphone and handheld GPS device, as well as the process of getting data transferred to a couple of different mapping software options, with a focus on Avenza mapping. Participants will engage in a wetland notification scenario and address SFI forests with exceptional conservation value criteria.
BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH
Shane Bradt, Full Extension State Specialist Professor, UNH Cooperative Extension
What to bring:
Please bring your hand held devices and download the free version of Avenza on your iPhone or Android.
We will have 12 laptops available preloaded with what you'll need for the workshop, but please bring your own if you have one.
PLP Credits: 6.0
SAF CEU: Pending
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