Latest News: SCGIS 2020 Annual Conference and Coronavirus Update

SCGIS is closely monitoring the changing situation related to the spread of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The health and welfare of SCGIS conference attendees is our highest priority, and we will continue to monitor the situation, consult advice from public health authorities, and provide updates as necessary. All updates will be posted to this webpage and communicated to SCGIS Annual Conference registrants.

For more information on the current status and advice related to COVID-19, please consult the websites for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization.  

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Peatlands are globally important and store more carbon in soils than other types of ecosystems and for longer periods of time. Through maps, photos and infographics, WCS Canada demonstrates why we need to understand and protect one of the world's largest carbon sinks.

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.