The US Forest Service utilizes ESRI's ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online. The former program works on a desktop and can seamlessly publish online. However, the Forest Service places strict limitations on who or what can publish. After all, with about 30,000 employees, it makes sense...

Hello! I had this wonderful opportunity to travel the Ocala National Forest in Florida in November with my team. We, the Disaster Assistance Recover Team (DART), were invited by the District Ranger to form a consult on their springs that had been damaged by two...

Carnivorous plants, the pitcher plant and venus fly trap, in a garden bed A photo of me planting into seed increase plots so that they can grow big and strong :D Native plants in a shade house A few photos I took at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. Hi!...

The view from the dock at Brice Creek. Hey y'all! This is just a quick update on what I've been up to this past month. I've learned so much in just one month. I've worked on one map project after another every week, and it's exciting...

The entrance sign to the SO office in Asheville, NC. Me (Second from the left) and the other GIS specialists from the NFsNC Hello! Lan here! With the professional development fund from RAP, I was able to visit the Supervisors Office (SO) and attend the AUGNC conference...

Neuse River at Fisher's Landing in the Croatan National Forest Me! :) Hi, Lan here! It's hard to pick what to write about. I feel like there's so many little details I could mention. I moved to North Carolina for the first time, and it is so...

Remote work is controversial, with some arguing for fully returning to the office, doing a hybrid schedule, or keeping a permanent work-from-home schedule. Personally, after moving two to three times a year for seasonal work for about 4 years, I was pleased to settle down...