NWPL Update is Live

Posted by Jeremy Schewe, PWS on May 28, 2020 7:13:30 PM


USACE finally implemented the pending 2018 changes to the National Wetlands Wetlands Plant List (NWPL) on May 18, 2020, effective immediately. Below you'll find the eight (8) plant species being added to the NWPL and the four (4) species with at least one regional indicator status change.

These changes are now live in Ecobot!

Be sure to download the latest version from the App Store.

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Topics: wetlands, species, USACE, technology, science

Ecobot Version 2: Map Wetlands Inside of Ecobot

Posted by Lee Lance on May 11, 2020 7:01:27 PM

You can now map and name multiple wetland polygons on the fly, and use the built-in map to navigate between sampling points. Instantly generate Esri ArcGIS-ready points and polygons. With no manual effort, map features collected in the field can now be dropped directly into ArcGIS Pro or into other GIS software that can import Esri shapefile formats.

One year ago, Ecobot was excited to announce our partnership with Esri. Our combined efforts are now baring fruit with enhanced offline mapping functions and ArcGIS integrations available within Ecobot's version 2 release this week.

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Topics: wetlands, USACE, technology, mapping, ArcGIS, Esri

These ARE the droids you are looking for.

Posted by Jeremy Schewe, PWS on Oct 2, 2019 4:50:13 PM

Obi-Wan Kenobi’s legendary line from the original Star Wars: A New Hope, thwarted the probing questions of the stormtroopers looking for R2-D2 and C-3PO, and captured the hearts and souls of fans across the galaxy. The art of persuasion through the redirection of thought and energy can sway most minds that are not sealed against it. In these times where science-fiction is a part of our everyday lives, it can be easy to lose sight of just how easily we can be redirected by programming, marketing, and artificial intelligence. We are constantly being mined for data so we can be groomed as better customers.

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Topics: wetlands, Ecobot, ecosystem, technology, science