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July 8, 2020

Using Data to Curb Urban Water Runoff

Late last month, the 2020 California Water Boards Water Data Science Symposium was held virtually. We are thrilled to share our contribution to the conference, the Urban Drool Tool. This online tool, developed in conjunction with Orange County Public Works (OCPW), Moulton Niguel Water District (MNWD), and Geosyntec Consultants, allows users to better quantify and visualize the amount of “urban drool,” or unnatural dry weather flow that contributes to water waste runoff in urban neighborhoods. More

June 18, 2020

GeoOptix Gather™ Available for Download

The GeoOptix Gather™ mobile application is now available for download on the Microsoft Store. This integral component of our full GeoOptix platform solution is now a simple download for both Windows and Apple device users. The Gather app is a forms-based, GIS map-enabled mobile data collection application that facilitates rapid collection of accurate data from the field for our GeoOptix customers. More

May 26, 2020

Idaho's Project Tracker Proves Invaluable

This past legislative session, the Idaho Soil & Water Conservation Commission was asked to provide detailed information on how they’re helping Idaho’s conservation districts. Thanks to the Idaho Conservation Project Tracker, an instance of our ProjectFirma platform, the Commission was able to quickly quantify the dollar value of technical assistance hours awarded and present it in a meaningful way. More

May 14, 2020

An Overview of OKRs in Miradi Software

To respond to Nature Conservancy Canada’s RFP for organizational Objectives and Key Results (OKR) tools, Nick Salafsky from our partner Foundations of Success and I drafted a white paper detailing how the Miradi platform supports OKR-style strategy development. More

March 10, 2020

The Impact of E-Waste

Last week, a group of Sitkans volunteered at Free Geek, a local non-profit, to get a better understanding of the role of recycling and refurbishment in the life cycle of electronics. We discovered that recycling electronics or extending the life of a digital device through refurbishment is just the first step in addressing the externalities of the technology economy. More

January 17, 2020

Our First Webcast of 2020 was All Montana Trust Lands

Earlier this week, we had the privilege to feature one of our valued clients, Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation, in our first webcast of the year! Sarah Lyngholm, Forest Product Sales Supervisor for Montana DNRC, teamed up with our very own Emma Dixon to share the latest about the new Montana Trust Lands Management System. More