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Connecticut’s Riffle Bioassessment by Volunteers (RBV) Story Map


The Riffle Bioassessment by Volunteers (RBV) Story Map is a compilation of story maps related to the RBV program with Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.  This story map offers multiple, “sub” story maps overviewing the program. There is a map depicting past volunteer monitoring locations and results, a map designed to help volunteers […]

Connecticut’s Riffle Bioassessment by Volunteers (RBV) Story Map

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3 months ago


This is New Hampshire! #ThisIsNH


The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) request your photos with map locations to crowd-source what you love about New Hampshire and where to find it. Share your NH adventures and the environment, tell why you care about it and what you are doing to keep the NH environment clean and pristine. Spread the […]

This is NH

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5 months ago


UNH Cooperative Extension Highlights: 2016-2017


UNH Cooperative Extension strengthens people and communities in New Hampshire by providing trusted knowledge, practical education and cooperative solutions. This map highlights 2016-2017 activities in each of Extension’s for program areas in the state: Community and Economic Development, Food and Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Youth and Family. NH legislators, county commissioners, staff and volunteers of Extension, […]

UNH Cooperative Extension Highlights: 2016-2017

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5 months ago


The First Three Years of the Stewardship Network: New England


In response to a growing need in New Hampshire for increased stewardship capacity and help working with volunteers, the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension launched the Stewardship Network: New England initiative in 2013.  This Story Map tells an expanded story behind our annual infographic, which shows the cumulitive collective impact of the Stewardship Network: New […]

The First Three Years of the Stewardship Network: New England

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7 months ago


Keep The Canyon Grand


The Grand Canyon is a national treasure, spanning 277 miles in length, 18 miles in width and over 6,000 feet deep. It is a also a sacred land, inhabited by many Native Americans who rely on the great source of the Colorado River that is centered in this vast, awe-inspired canyon. The preservation of the […]

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10 months ago


Buy Fresh, Buy Local


Support your local farms! This story map is an incredible guide to the best spots for local and fresh food. From seafood and agricultural businesses to restaurants and inns, there is a wide range of farms and local sites to visit and support along the cape. Click on these interactive maps to find your closest […]

Buy Fresh Buy Local

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10 months ago


Boston’s Snow Journal


The Snow Journal tells the story of how the City of Boston managed the record-breaking 110.6 inches of snow accumulation of 2015. It provided practical information for constituents and shows how the City rose to the challenge of plowing and removing snow during and after the significant snow events. It features human interest stories and […]

Boston's Snow Journal

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11 months ago


LakeWatch Monitored Lakes


This map was created in order to display lakes monitored around the province of Alberta, Canada by the Alberta Lake Management Society’s LakeWatch program. LakeWatch is a volunteer-based water quality monitoring program offered to Albertans who are interested in collecting information about their local lake or reservoir. Since 1996, water quality has been monitored at […]

LakeWatch Monitored Lakes

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11 months ago


Seaweed in New Hampshire


From kelp beer to seaweed salads, the public’s appetite for sea vegetables seems to have grown exponentially over the past few years. N.H. Sea Grant and UNH Cooperative Extension staff members are collaborating to develop new expertise and educational opportunities to keep up with the recent uptick in demand for growing, harvesting and eating seaweed in […]

New Hampshire Sea Grant | Seaweed

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11 months ago


SpatiaLABS Web Map


The SpatiaLABS Web Map is a story map presenting a collection of GIS lab activities and practices that use data and spatial relationships for examples in ArcGIS software. Lab topics cover environmental, humanities, social sciences, technical tools and community. See how these tools can be implemented into GIS education. ArcGIS users and educators Esri ArcGIS […]

SpatiaLABS Web Map

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11 months ago


Lost Detroit


Today the community of Detroit, Michigan is half of the population it once was in the 1950’s and now several beautiful architectures sit and decompose with out use. Twelve buildings are highlighted in this story map on urban abandonment in Detroit, from the book by Dan Austin with photographs by Sean Doerr. Detroit community and […]

Lost Detroit

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11 months ago


Hurricane Matthew


Along the path of Hurricane Matthew, disaster response and humanitarian assistance personnel are mobilizing to provide assistance to communities and infrastructure in the Caribbean and along the East coast of the United States. The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is playing a key role in the coordination of  federal, state and local organizations to assist in the response. This Story Map provides tools […]

Hurricane Matthew Maps | National Geospatial Intelligence Agency

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12 months ago


Telling Your Story with Maps – types of Story Maps


This Story Map was created to be an introductory presentation and class resource for Telling Your Story with Maps, a workshop offered by the Geospatial Technologies Training Center at the University of New Hampshire. The map has an example of each type of Story Map template, and links to find more of the same type of […]

Telling Your Story with Maps - types of Story Maps

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12 months ago


Peterborough, NH Trails Map


This Story Map was created to support and compliment Peterborough’s Trail Guide developed by Peterborough’s Open Space Committee (A pdf of this trail guide can be found in this online map!). Mapping, pictures and descriptions of Peterborough, NH’s fourteen main hiking and walking trails are outlined in this map. Peterborough, NH, Public, Open Space Committee, Volunteers, Walkers, […]

Peterborough NH Trail Map

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September 14, 2016


Peterborough, NH Trails Tour


This Story Map was created to support and compliment Peterborough’s Trail Guide developed by Peterborough’s Open Space Committee. Mapping, pictures and descriptions of Peterborough, NH’s fourteen main hiking and walking trails are outlined in this map. Peterborough, NH, Public, Open Space Committee, Volunteers, Walkers, Hikers, Tourists Esri ArcGIS Online, Esri Story Maps Fash Farashahi Town of Peterborough […]

Peterborough NH Trails Tour

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Linking Land and Water


Water quality and quantity are tied to land use, either directly or indirectly, and our land use choices and actions affect downstream conditions in both predictable and unpredictable ways. In light of the importance of the Great Lakes basins to both human industry and natural ecosystems, in 2010 the Environmental Protection Agency launched the Great Lakes […]

Linking Land and Water

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August 22, 2016


Elliott Bay Seawall Project


The Elliott Bay seawall of Seattle was created between 1916 and 1936 to accommodate a growing city with access to ports and railroads, while protecting the land from erosion. This development, however, replaced essential habitats for fisheries, wildlife and endangered species of the area such as the Chinook salmon. With the need for update and […]

Elliott Bay Seawall

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August 15, 2016


Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Report


The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has made their 2014-2015 annual report available online in the form of a Story Map, highlighting the major achievements and projects of PHS throughout the year. View this Story Map to learn more about urban gardening in Philadelphia with PHS City Harvest, Neighborhood Gardens Trust, Roots to Re-Entry Program, Civic Landscapes […]

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Report

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August 9, 2016


Southern California Steelhead


The Aquarium of the Pacific of Southern California has an exhibit dedicated to the Steelhead Trout. They emphasize the importance of this species beyond the aquarium exhibit by sharing it with the world through the use of Story Maps. The Southern California Steelhead is an anadromous fish of the Salmon family and the only native […]

Southern California Steelhead

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August 4, 2016


Four Seasons of Agriculture in Sussex County New Jersey


Sussex County of New Jersey offers an interactive map showcasing their local agricultural businesses. Using the online map, you have the opportunity to navigate farms that offer seasonally available produce, activities, and products from Sussex County. Agricultural businesses vary in services and products; pick your own vegetables, cut your own Christmas trees, ride horseback, and […]

Four Seasons of Agriculture in Sussex

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Pollinator Spaces Project


This map tells the story of the Pollinator Spaces Project which provides resources to encourage gardeners to add pollinator habitat to their gardens. Extension Colleagues and Gardeners interested in the project Esri ArcGIS Online, Esri Story Maps Becky Griffin University of Georgia Extension   SaveSave

Pollinator Spaces Project | Becky Griffin | University of Georgia Extension

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August 3, 2016


ParkScore: See the Rankings on Public Parks of 100 Major U.S. Cities


ParkScore is an online mapping tool available for viewing and comparing public parks of the 100 most populous U.S. cities. The rating systems are based on acreage, facilities and investment. Some features that are considered in the ratings include; park area to city area, city population and major amenities such as dog parks, basketball courts, […]

ParkScore: See the Rankings on Public Parks of 100 Major U.S. Cities

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August 1, 2016


The Cambridge, MA Story Maps Story


ArcGIS Online offers a wide variety of different tools and applications for the GIS community. Story Maps are especially popular because of their simplicity and versatility. You’ve seen the demos, been to the workshops, maybe even opened up a few builder apps yourself, but what’s next? How do you leverage the story map application to […]

City of Cambridge, GIS and Story Maps

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July 9, 2016


GIS in Cambridge, Massachusetts


The Geographic Information System (GIS) program has been active in Cambridge, MA since the early 90’s. From the very beginning, the team has been focused on providing spatial data and mapping resources to both internal City Staff and the local community. This Story Map will give you a brief overview of the history of GIS […]

GIS in Cambridge, Massachusetts - History

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Mapping Your Way to Better Engagement


Maps have been widely used by Cooperative Extension throughout the years. Online mapping offers a place-based, interactive method for connecting to and with current and new audiences. Every Extension agent, specialist and administrator should be empowered to use spatial data and technology to promote their programs and engage stakeholders. NOTE: This Cascade Story map is based […]

Mapping Your Way to Better Engagement

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June 29, 2016


Adventures in Campus Tree Mapping


In Fall 2012 St. John’s University embarked on an Arbor Day Foundation project to be designated as a Tree Campus USA.  Among the requirements were to understand and manage the trees on campus and to provide service learning opportunities. To that end, this project was conceived as a response engaging students in a first year […]

Adventures in Campus Tree Mapping

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June 21, 2016


Connecticut is “Bear Country”


Black bears (Ursus americanus) have become an unmistakable presence in Connecticut. As their population has grown, these adaptable omnivores have expanded their range to include both rural and suburban areas of the state, bringing them into close proximity with people. Black bears’ increasingly conspicuous presence has raised many questions about the Connecticut population. Research being […]

UConn The Bears Are Back

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June 10, 2016


Peterborough Perambulation


New Hampshire’s perambulation laws require towns to map their boundaries every seven years. In 2013, mapping staff for the town of Peterborough captured GPS locations & images of boundary line monuments. They compiled the verified and unrecoverable monuments on this interactive web map. Citizens of Peterborough and surrounding towns Esri ArcGIS Online Fash Farashahi and Ray […]

Peterborough Perambulation

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June 3, 2016


Connecticut’s Coast: Then and Now


The Connecticut’s Coast: Then and Now story map guides readers through the comparison of carefully georeferenced, scanned, 1934 aerial photos of Connecticut’s shoreline with current Esri base imagery.  It briefly discusses methods, the history of the one-of-a-kind dataset (statewide, 1934 aerials) and coastal processes.  Next, areas of change including marshes, beaches and new land are […]

Connecticut's Coast: Then and Now

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June 1, 2016


The Seed To Supper Program


The Seed To Supper Program Story Map tells the story & impacts of a beginning gardening program that is offered through Oregon State University Extension. General public & partner agencies Esri ArcGIS Online, Esri Story Maps Brooke Edmunds Oregon State University Extension   SaveSave

Oregon State University Seeds to Supper Story Map

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May 27, 2016


Lake Champlain Byway


This map shows the various sites that someone visiting the Lake Champlain area might like to discover, including recreational activities, scenic and natural areas, and sites of historical or cultural interest. Tourists traveling to the Lake Champlain region Esri ArcGIS Online, Esri Story Maps Pam Brangan, Dan Albrecht Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission   SaveSave

Lake Champlain Byway

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May 23, 2016


Cambridge Art Open Studios


Cambridge has a growing community of artists and craftspeople working in traditional and contemporary media. Open Arts Studio is a free community event designed to give individuals and families the opportunity to meet artists in their work environments; get insights into how and what these artists create; and take home a painting, sculpture, a piece […]

Cambridge Art Open Studios - Story Map- May 2016

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May 14, 2016


New Hampshire Historical Highway Markers


New Hampshire’s historical highway markers illustrate the depth and complexity of the state’s history and the people who made it, from Abenaki Native Americans to poets, painters and contemporary sports figures; from meeting houses to stone arch bridges and long-lost villages; and from factories and cemeteries to places where international history was made. NH citizens, but […]

New Hampshire Historical Highway Markers Story Map

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April 8, 2016


Whatcom County Watershed Improvement District’s Story Map


The rich farmland of Whatcom County, Washington (USA) has sustained families and communities for thousands of years, providing people around the world with valuable food products. As such, all citizens of Whatcom have a stake in leaving a healthy legacy for our children and grandchildren. Watershed Improvement Districts (WID) are groups of farmers organized by watersheds […]

Whatcom County Watershed Improvement District's Story Map

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March 20, 2016


Taking Action for Wildlife


Taking Action for Wildlife is a collaboration between NH Fish and Game and UNH Cooperative Extension to help communities, conservation groups and landowners conserve wildlife and habitats in New Hampshire. The NH Wildlife Action Plan identifies habitats and species in greatest need of conservation, identifies threats to their continued existence and offers strategies to help communities, […]

NH Fish and Game | UNH Cooperative Extension | Taking Action for Wildlife | NH Wildlife Action Plan

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Connecticut’s Changing Landscape


CLEAR has a long history of creating and working with land cover maps. The Connecticut’s Changing Landscape Story Map is the latest medium for explaining and sharing the wealth of information contained in the land cover dataset. We created it now because Connecticut is at a critical juncture. Development is picking up again after the […]

UConn CLEAR | Connecticut's Changing Landscape

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