About SCGIS Membership

If you are a GIS professional or are interested in using GIS for conservation, you can become a member of SCGIS! The diverse membership includes members from many different countries in the world. Join this expanding network today!


As an SCGIS member, you get access to a large and expanding network of conservation GIS professionals worldwide. And, you can meet many of your fellow members at the SCGIS annual conference in California! When you become a member, you can:

  • Be part of a dynamic community of passionate GIS conservationists that motivate and support each other
  • Engage in discussions, seek advice, and get GIS technical support from other members on our website and listserv
  • Get discounted registration for the SCGIS Annual Conference
  • Get access to Past Conference Proceedings
  • Attend free webinars about technical and conservation knowledge with SCGIS members around the world
  • Get access to Esri User Conference Technical Videos
  • Create a member profile, browse other member profiles, and send private messages to members
  • Post descriptions of the GIS projects that you are working on
  • Create or join an SCGIS chapter
  • Browse and post GIS-related jobs on the jobs board
  • Post GIS-related news and events
  • Access years of knowledge from past listserv email conversations via our listserv archive

Membership Fees

We offer an annual membership at the following rates:

Student ($25)

If you are currently a student, you can receive a discounted student membership.

Basic ($50)

The basic SCGIS membership helps support SCGIS operation and activities.

Sponsor ($100)

The sponsor membership provides the same benefits as other membership types but provides extra financial support for SCGIS.

Lifetime ($1000)

This one-time membership fee covers SCGIS membership for life.

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