ESRI February Map of the Month – How is mineral exploration affecting caribou?

Call for Workshop Proposals

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On January 2, 2018
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The MGUG AGM is happening February 21, 2018. We are looking for speakers who would be willing to do a demonstration of a useful GIS skill they feel others would be interested in learning.  About 40 minutes would be allotted for your demo, which should include an explanation of the data and software used, purpose of […]
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Call for Volunteers and Board Members

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On January 2, 2018
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MGUG wants you! JOIN THE BOARD! We have some openings for new board members this year starting February 2018.  No experience required, only enthusiasm and a willingness to contribute! To apply please fill in the attached form here: MGUG_Board_Nomination_2018 VOLUNTEER! Want to help out MGUG but don’t have the time for a full board position […]
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New Book – A History of Canada in Ten Maps: Epic Stories of Charting a Mysterious Land.

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On November 26, 2017
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Charting a course for the past Author uses maps to explore our country’s ‘violent, epic, adventurous’ history   Earlier this year, Shoalts completed another epic journey, a 4,000-kilometre solo trek across Canada’s Arctic, traveling mainly by canoe. Before he did that, however, he penned A History of Canada in Ten Maps: Epic Stories of Charting a […]
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MGUG AND GEOWEEK!

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On November 16, 2017
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How have you celebrated GeoWeek? For many of us as professionals we use GIS on a daily basis. However for most of the population they’ve never heard of it. So this week is your chance to educate your fellow citizens. Right across Manitoba, GIS professionals are putting on workshops, open houses, presentations and sharing the […]
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Land cover map of North America at 30-meter spatial resolution released by the CEC

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On November 7, 2017
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Montreal, 2 November 2017—A new map produced by the trinational North American Land Change Monitoring System (NALCMS) and supported by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) depicts year 2010 land cover across North America at 30-meter spatial resolution, representing a significant increase in resolution from the previous NALCMS 250-meter continental products. Created from a composite […]
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Prairie Climate Center – New maps highlight changes coming to Canada’s climate

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On October 22, 2017
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A new series of maps made by climatologists at the Prairie Climate Centre highlights just how vulnerable Canada is to continued climate changes. The maps illustrate how temperature and precipitation are likely to change in the future under two hypothetical warming scenarios: a ‘low carbon’ scenario that assumes the international community will get together very […]
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Winnipeg Free Press -Most Common Winnipeg Tree Maps.

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On October 22, 2017
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Winnipeg has one of the largest remaining mature urban elm forests in North America, but that’s is a problematic distinction. Dutch elm disease is slowly eroding away the city’s green canopy, with more than 6,000 elms slated to be removed this year. Winnipeg’s ash trees are also in danger. https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/special/featured/trees-451332803.html  
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Love in the Air? – Manitoba Breeding Bird Atlas goes live

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On October 8, 2017
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From the mixed-grass Prairie habitats of the southwest through the bushy boreal forests of the Interlake and all the way up to the coastal ecosystems of Churchill, a new tool is giving bird-curious Manitobans an intimate look at where avian species get it on in the province. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-breeding-bird-atlas-1.4344870    
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Drones could battle mosquitoes in Winnipeg

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On September 20, 2017
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Drones have proven to be an effective tool for locating mosquito development sites.  The UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) would be used to help identify new standing water sites and improve mosquito larviciding operations by treating more standing water sites.  The Insect Control Branch said it covers 185,000 hectares of land within Winnipeg and an additional […]
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