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Using Interactive Maps to Engage Trail Users

Sponsored by Elebase. Learn how digital interactive mapping can help improve engagement with trail users and stakeholders.

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Event Details

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June 03, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (Pacific Time) {more time zones}

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (Mountain Time)
12:00 PM to 01:30 PM (Central Time)
01:00 PM to 02:30 PM (Eastern Time)

Cost (RECORDING):

FREE for members
FREE for nonmembers

Learning Credit Cost:

  • CEUs are FREE for this webinar.
  • Note:

    Closed Captioning is available for this webinar.
    Learning Credits
    are available for this webinar.

    Webinar Sponsor


    This webinar is free to the public, thanks to a generous sponsorship from Elebase.

     


    Webinar Outline


    Learn how digital interactive mapping can help improve engagement with trail users and stakeholders. Some key concepts and best practices of interactive mapping will be covered. In addition, ideas for involving stakeholders, volunteers and users in documenting and maintaining trail information will be covered. A few common interactive mapping tools will be reviewed, including a demonstration of the Trail View platform.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Participants will learn what digital mapping is and how it can be useful.
    • Participants will learn key concepts and best practices in interactive mapping.
    • Participants will get an introduction to the Trail View Community Trails Platform.
    • Participant will get ideas on how digital maps can be used to engage users and stakeholders.

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    This webinar qualifies as a Health, Safety, and Welfare (HSW) course (via LA CES).

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    Presenter


    John Frandsen, Cofounder and CPO, Elebase

    John Frandsen is the Chief Product Officer for Elebase, an API-first data management platform with geospatial capabilities. Trail View is a new website service from Elebase that provides easy-to-use interactive maps for community trail organizations, municipalities, and land management agencies. He has been building applications that include geospatial capabilities since the late 1990s, before Google Maps was even a thing. He has worked as a lead on many projects for organizations involving geospatial capabilities and interactive mapping including the National Geographic Society, UNESCO and the National Park Service. Some of these projects have been award-winning, including an M&M Global Award, a US Travel Association "Best Travel Website in the US Award", a Webby Award Finalist (twice) and a Communication Arts Webpick.

     

    Webinar Resources

    ATTENDEE INTERACTIVE MAPS SHARED LINKS:

    At the request of one of the attendees, we invited attendees to share links to their interactive maps as examples. Below are the one shared with us thus far:


    Closed Captioning

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    Learning Credits and CEUs

    American Trails is proud to be a certified provider of the following learning credits and continuing education opportunities:

    • American Institute of Certified Planners Continuing Maintenance (AICP CM)
    • Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES PDH)
    • National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) CEU equivalency petition
    • CEU/PDH equivalency petition for other accepting organizations

    Learning credits are free for American Trails webinars and are either free or a $15 fee for other conferences, webinars, or workshops.


    Disclaimer

    While we may individually agree (or disagree) in whole or in part with any or all of the participants, the views expressed in these webinars are not necessarily representative of the views of American Trails as an organization or its board and staff.


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