Latest News: NY/NY Conference Announcement

The NY/NJ SCGIS Chapter presents:

Conservation & Communities

Trends in Geospatial Technology

Fall 2018

Hunter College, 695 New York, New York

Join the NY/NJ Chapter for a one-day conference focused on harnessing new technologies for the conservation of natural and cultural heritage. Come network and learn with students, professionals, and experts in GIS and conservation.

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View the Local Communities and Traditional Ecological Knowledge Story Map

SCGIS Communications Committee members Patrick Grady and Eric Jensen have put together this collaborative story map to share your stories about Local Communities and Traditional Ecological Knowledge projects.  Please contribute to this crowd-sourcing SCGIS effort to promote our 2018 SCGIS conference about this very theme!


Our Mission and Vision

The Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS) is a non-profit organization that assists conservationists worldwide in using 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. 

2016-2017 Annual Report PDF & Story Map