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2017 Esri UC Call for Papers

October 04, 2016

The most innovative and influential GIS work comes into focus at the Esri UC. Every year, ArcGIS users tell stories of inspired solutions, insightful best practices, time-saving apps, and game-changing maps. You could tell your GIS story at the 2017 Esri UC. This is a chance to show your peers what you can do. What’s in it for you? While you’re at the conference, your paper session will help you attract peer recognition and valuable feedback.

2016 Esri International User Conference

June 27, 2016
The Esri International User Conference is undoubtedly the largest GIS event of the year. If you are in the San Diego area this year, we hope that you can join us at the San Diego Convention Center from June 27 - July 1.

APGA-Esri GIS Symposium Brings Public Garden GIS Users Together

October 19, 2015

Eddy Dawson of Red Butte Botanical Garden, Steve Gensler of San Francisco Botanical Garden, and Brian Kelly of Mt. Cuba Center celebrate at the symposium closing reception. Photo credit: Brian Morgan, Alliance for Public Gardens GIS.

2015 APGA-Esri GIS Symposium

April 16, 2015
Many public gardens are already using GIS to help manage their grounds and collections. Now, new cloud-based GIS tools promise to transform our garden’s collection maps into story-telling tools and apps that can help us engage with visitors, teach science literacy, and advance plant conservation worldwide.

2014 Esri International User Conference

July 11, 2014

    Are you planning on attending this year's Esri International User Conference in San Diego, CA? If so, here are a few events we hope to see you at:

ArcGIS Online for Public Gardens

March 18, 2014
  We are pleased to announce the latest release of ArcGIS Online for Public Gardens! This update includes new group icons and thumbnail templates to help make your mapping portal look even better. ArcGIS Online is a cloud-based mapping platform for organizations.

GIS for Public Gardens: Getting Started

March 25, 2013
Do you want to learn how to create and maintain accurate collection maps for your garden using the industry's leading GIS software?

APGA and Esri Partner to Support Collections Management at Public Gardens

October 02, 2012
As a part of a strategic goal to support the collection management and plant conservation by their member gardens, the American Public Gardens Association has extended its partnership with Esri by renewing an agreement that provides low cost GIS software to their member gardens, along with free training, books and free registration for garden staff at the Esri International User Conference—a

Alliance Display at Esri UC a Success

September 17, 2012
The Alliance for Public Gardens GIS was invited to showcase the GIS work of public gardens at the 2012 Esri International User Conference in San Diego, CA in mid-July to an estimated attendance of over 15,000 GIS users from around the world. The display featured the work of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Desert Botanical Garden, Missouri Botanical Garden, Montgomery Botanical Center, San Diego Zoo, and UC Davis Arboretum, as well as general infor

Show Your Work to the GIS World!

May 23, 2012
The Alliance for Public Gardens GIS has been invited to showcase the GIS work of public gardens at the 2012 Esri International User Conference in San Diego, CA in mid-July, and we would like to give our members a chance to have their work displayed in front of the over 15,000 attendees from all over the world. This years display will feature 16 double-sided panels, similar to those shown in this photo from one of our previous displays, along with two 40" monitors that will show sho

GIS for Public Gardens Workshop Videos Available

January 30, 2012

The APPG is pleased to announce that the videos of our June 10 GIS for Public Gardens: Getting Started workshop are now available for viewing and download on our website.  Now you may work through the exercises at home or work at your own pace by downloading the complimentary agenda, presentation slides, and exercise data. Go to Workshops