: Geo Tools for Conservation on Private Land

When: 7-8 February 2013
Where: 3rd Floor Seminar Room, John Day Building, University of Cape Town Upper Campus
Cost:  Attendance is free, pending approval through our application process.
Who should attend?:
Our first “Visualizing conservation on Private Land” workshop is designed for professionals involved in conservation projects on private land, encompassing everything from conservancies to private nature reserves to private game farms.  

Led by the MAPA Project, this workshop, hosted in collaboration with Conservation at Work, will teach highly practical tools, which organisations and individuals can use to map, visualize, host and share information on conservation efforts on private land.

Ideal participants will meet one or more of the following requirements:
  • Manage or own a private conservation area.
  • Conduct environmental or social ecological research, or run a conservation project on private land.
  • Demonstrate ability to implement and make effective use of Google mapping technology within their organisation.
  • Are currently working on mapping projects, or have datasets they want to map.
  • Although not a prerequisite, basic familiarity with one of the following technologies would be helpful:
    • Google Earth, Google Maps, Fusion Tables or Google Map Maker
    • GIS experience
    • Web/multimedia development

Lunch and refreshments will be provided free of charge to participants.
Applications are now closed.