Latest News: SCGIS won the John Muir Association's 2018 Nonprofit Conservation Award!

SCGIS won the John Muir Association's 2018 Nonprofit Conservation Award!


This is an exciting honor for SCGIS, and we are extremely proud to be recognized for our achievements. 

Our own San Francisco Chapter member Ingrid Hogle accepted the award for us at the official awards ceremony on Saturday, April 20th during the John Muir Earth Day public celebration.

Click here to view all 2018 John Muir award recipients!

Congratulations to SCGIS, and thank you all for your continued support of our community and mission!

Featured Story

This is an online story map presentation that focuses on the initial Spanish colonization efforts in the San Francisco Bay Area and the responses of local Native Americans. Through visualization, we highlight widespread initial resistance and the persistence of traditional Native villages in the Bay Area despite Spanish efforts to quickly relocate everyone to their new colonial settlements.

Our Mission and Vision

The Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS) is an all-volunteer, U.S. based 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

The Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS) assists conservationists worldwide in using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) through communication, networking, scholarships, and training. Membership is open to anyone looking to engage in a GIS community to help them achieve their personal or organizational conservation goals.

The mission of the Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS) is to build community, provide knowledge, and support individuals using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and science for the conservation of natural resources and cultural heritage.