Mobile GIS for Wildlife Management, Duck blind spots, and Conservation

July and August are the months hunters enjoy and dread the most. Hunting season is so close yet so far away, and in the south it means working in the heat and prepping the blinds and sowing the fields. Mobile GIS makes the hard work a little easier in the heat of the day. The[…]

Beta Testing the New Mobile GIS App on the Trout River

Fish finders, GPS navigation systems, and paperback fishing journals that end up in the water are slowly becoming the tools of the past. Reach into your pocket and grab your smart phone.   Yes, your smart phone is going to replace all those fancy electronics on your boat, and the fishing journal you forget on[…]

Commercial Drones are Clear For Takeoff, per FAA

These new regulations allow thousands of new commercial drone operators to fly under certain guidelines. Until now, you had to make special requests to the FAA to fly commercial drones; the process was holding back many businesses from flying drones to complete projects. Here are the guidelines made for commercial drones:   Drones must be[…]

The April 27th Tornadoes, Daniel’s Story and the impact of Mobile GIS after the storms

  4/27/11. This day is etched in my mind forever. I was a college student at the University of Alabama and I was fortunate enough not to be in the city that day, even though I wish I were. I wanted to be there to help my roommates, to help my neighbors, but God had[…]

Using Mobile GIS for Wildlife Management

Early spring is the beginning of land management for many landowners. Prescribed burns, mending fences after a stormy winter, wrapping up a hunting season checking harvest reports, and turning over the ground to plant for summer are all little details that create a long project list for farmers, hunters, and large landowners. Wildlife management is[…]