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GIS for Land Trusts: What You Need to Know

After working with land trusts across the Northwest and with nonprofit land trust advocates Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts and Land Trust Alliance, senior GIS analyst Jenny Axelrod has some thoughts on how conservation organizations can use...

Tyler Vick Conservation
Land Trust Alliance Climate Rider Initiative

Extreme summer heat, mega forest fires, super storms and flooding—global climate change is already having a significant impact on communities and the environment across the United States, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists. How...

Tyler Vick Conservation
Pierce County Passes New Agricultural Resource Lands Designation Ordinance!

In 2016, FLO joined a multidisciplinary team tasked with evaluating Pierce County’s existing land use policy for designating agricultural resource lands (ARL)—lands that “have long-term significance for the commercial production of food...

Tyler Vick Conservation
3 Conservation Success Stories for Earth Day

With so many different environmental issues in the news, Earth Day is an important reminder of the work we have yet to do. But it’s also a day to celebrate how far we’ve come. Since the very first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, we have...

Tyler Vick Conservation
Ready for action! FLO Presents at GIS in Action Conference

Are you a GIS professional? Join us at the 25th Annual GIS In Action Conference on April 17 and 18, where Grant Herbert, FLO’s Senior GIS Analyst/Developer, will present during the Python learning session. Grant's talk will introduce...

Grant Herbert, GISP Conservation, Government, Mobile, desktop, and server applications, Utilities
We Can’t Wait for Northwest Land Camp

The FLO team is proud to be again sponsoring Northwest Land Camp, a conference for NW land trust leaders, for the third time. We can't wait to head to the Sponsor Reception on the first day of the conference to catch up with previous land...

Tyler Vick Conservation
FLO Team Heading to Rally 2016

We are excited to once again be attending the National Land Conservation Rally - held in Minneapolis, MN October 28-30th. This year, we’ve been working on some great projects with land trusts throughout the pacific...

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Agricultural Resource Lands Analysis: Pierce County

As part of a multi-disciplinary team, we are setting out to evaluate Pierce County’s existing land use policy for designating agricultural resource lands (ARL). This evaluation process will also include our recommendations for alternative...

Tyler Vick Conservation, Spatial Analysis
National Land Conservation Conference – Rally 2015!

The land conservation community gathered in Sacramento, CA on October 8th-10th to share their success stories, learn new skills, and strengthen relationships. FLO was there to share the interactive web maps we’ve developed to help our...

Tyler Vick Conservation, GIS Support and Development, Mobile, desktop, and server applications, Spatial Analysis
New Faces!

FLO has undergone quite the expansion recently, and we’ve brought on some great new talent to match the increasing demand for FLO’s services. With these hires, we’re stepping up our capacity in GIS development, analysis, and...

Tyler Vick Asset Management, Conservation, Government, Mobile, desktop, and server applications, Spatial Analysis, Utilities
April 14th Workshop at Northwest Land Camp

It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words, so imagine the type of information that your organization can convey with interactive web maps that allow you to collaborate with partners and share your success stories! New tools...

Tyler Vick Conservation, Mobile, desktop, and server applications
Strategic Planning for Agricultural Lands

PCC Farmland Trust’s (PCCFT) mission is to secure, preserve, and steward threatened farmland in the Northwest, ensuring that generations of local farmers productively farm using sustainable, organic methods. Under a new strategic plan, PCCFT...

Tyler Vick Conservation, Spatial Analysis