- Students are conducting field investigations of wildlife, plants, and insects around their homes and schoolyard.
- A community is restoring an area or monitoring changes.
- A family records all of the wildlife they see on their weekly adventures in nature.
Why not make a map online with their data and pictures for their classmates, community, or the world to see?
Friday night will be a review of NatureMapping protocols and what is needed on everyone's laptops (free software) for Saturday.
Saturday will comprise of field work, online mapping skills, using Excel spreadsheets and making online maps.
NatureMapping Online Interactive Maps Workshop
September 21, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
September 22, 8:30am - 5:00pm
*Enroll in both workshops for the discounted price of $100.
Clock hours are available for an additional $5.00 fee.
Space is limited.
Moving from activities to research, NatureMapping is a tool to help create a healthy future for wildlife through the use of sound scientific techniques. This workshop provides participants with the basic skills needed to use the NatureMapping data collection process.
Online Interactive Maps Workshop
Learn how to take the next step with NatureMapping during this hands-on workshop. After attending, participants will be able to map project data and sites using ArcGIS to share with a group or to post online for the world to see. Bring your own laptop. Open to educators and all others.
Example of a map
For more information, or to register, contact
Call or come in M-F 8-5
Tacoma Nature Center
1919 S. Tyler Street, Tacoma
More workshops will be added as sites are confirmed