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Date published: January 20, 2021

New Technologies and Collaboration Enhancing National Fire Management Programs

The USGS is part of a multi-agency partnership supporting new products and processes to improve the detection and monitoring of new and emerging wildfires across the U.S.

Date published: January 14, 2021

CMHRP Lidar Coordinator/National Geospatial Program Associate National Map Liaison invited as Keynote speaker for the Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors 2021 Winter Meeting

Xan Fredericks, Lidar Coordinator for the Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program (CMHRP) and Associate National Map Liaison to Florida, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands for the National Geospatial Program, has been invited by MAPPS to provide the Keynote during their 2021 Winter Meeting.

Date published: January 14, 2021

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for City / Town Halls in NE & WY

Summary statistics are now available for this challenge. Thanks again to everyone who contributed!

Date published: January 7, 2021

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for City / Town Halls in CA & NV!

TNMCorps Mapping Challenges shift to the Pacific Coast with a new challenge for city/town halls in California and Nevada. Just in time to help fend off those winter blues, too!

Date published: January 7, 2021

FINISHED!! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for City / Town Halls in NE & WY

This challenge is now complete! Thank you to everyone who contributed!

Date published: December 23, 2020

Mapping Challenge Update (12/23/20): Schools in MO

This challenge keeps getting closer and closer with another 60 edits since last week - we can do it! 

Date published: December 23, 2020

Mapping Challenge Update (12/23/20): Schools in TX

This challenge continues to make progress with another 400 edits since last week!

Date published: December 23, 2020

Mapping Challenge Update (12/23/20): City / Town Halls in NE & WY

This challenge is mostly complete with a few more points added since last week. See our spatial analyses for tips on remaining communities. 

Date published: December 10, 2020

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for Cemeteries in Southeast MO

Summary statistics are now available for this challenge. Thanks again to everyone who contributed!

Date published: December 10, 2020

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for City / Town Halls in IL & MO

Summary statistics are now available for this challenge. Thanks again to everyone who contributed!

Date published: December 3, 2020

Mapping Challenge Update (12/03/20): Schools in MO

This challenge is moving along steadily with almost 250 edits since last week! This includes approximately 50 points that were removed either because the entity has closed or is the wrong feature type. 

Date published: December 3, 2020

Mapping Challenge Update (12/03/20): Schools in TX

This challenge saw some heavy lifting since it was launched with over 500 edits. This includes more than 60 missing schools that were added and almost 180 schools that were deleted. Nice work!