CTS Blog

News, updates, and other miscellaneous tidbits related to natural resource conservation

Plant Tracker

Sunset Landscape

Tracking plants geographically has become vitally important to furthering our understanding of how to successfully execute environmental restoration efforts.

Building a Mapping Platform

This website is built on top of GeoDjango which will enable us to develop advanced mapping tools for all sorts of people who work with geographic data, from hobbyists to scientists. Since my own background is in plants, the initial iterations of these mapping tools will revolve around the tracking of plant populations and seed collections.

Our first prototype will keep things simple, by allowing users to record waypoints on a …