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A GIS Data Model for Public Gardens

An enterprise GIS data model was developed for use in public gardens, which includes botanical gardens, arboreta, and zoos.

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4/8/19
PhenoForecaster: A software package for the prediction of flowering phenology

Predicting the flowering times of angiosperm taxa is a goal of mounting importance in the face of future climate change, with applications not only in plant biology and ecology, but also horticulture, agriculture, and invasive species management.

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3/21/19
Esri 2019 Federal GIS Conference Plenary and Keynote Sessions

More than 4,000 attendees from across government agencies joined together at the Esri 2019 Federal GIS Conference recently in Washington, D.C.

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2/1/19
Global Forest Watch: Data and tools for monitoring forests around the world

Global Forest Watch (GFW) is an online platform that provides data and tools for monitoring forests.

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1/28/19
Bridging the gap between conservation practitioner and remote sensing science

The rapid advancements in remote sensing technology offer a unique opportunity to address the increasing rates of ecosystem degradation and biodiversity loss.

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1/28/19
Getting the Most Out of SDG Data Investments: A Living Manual for Increasing Value by Focusing on Decision Needs and Portfolio Function

This Guide is a tool for those seeking to design a cost-effective and fit-for-purpose data and information system for the Sustainable Development Goals. It is aimed at key decisionmakers seeking to harness the full power of data to achieve the SDGs

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9/5/18
Building a Local SDG Data Monitoring System for Baltimore: Insights from the US National Reporting Platform and New York City

Under the USA Sustainable Cities Initiative (USASCI), Baltimore completed a report entitled “Baltimore’s Sustainable Future: Localizing the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Strategies and Indicators”, which recommends local indicators for achieving the

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9/5/18
Using drones to assist in plant conservation: Discovery, monitoring and sky-truthing predictive models

The National Tropical Botanical Garden has been collecting rare plant data in Hawai`i for over 40 years. When this information is paired with GIS technology, predictive indices can be created.

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5/17/18
Cost Effectiveness in Conservation Programs: Return on Investment for Conservation Practices and Systems

Participants will understand how to organize economic information through partial budgeting sufficient to discuss economic impacts of conservation practices with a producer. 

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3/16/18
Making Landscape-Scale Data Relevant for Assessment and Design

Landscape Conservation Design brings people together around landscape-scale data in order to co-create strategies that conserve things we care about.

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2/21/18

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