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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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Northern Mapping Project is preserving Inuit traditional knowledge

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On September 15, 2017
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From Canadian Geographic:   A new mapping project in Clyde River, Nunavut, is bringing generations of Inuit knowledge and decades of science together at the click of a mouse. Clyde River’s Ittaq Heritage and Research Centre is creating an interactive atlas with help from the Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre at Carleton University. The atlas […]
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Hurricane Harvey damage captured on 360 degree cameras.

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On September 13, 2017
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A team from the US Army Corps of Engineers and the Center for Robotic-Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR) ran an air boat through the Canyon Gate subdivision of Cinco Ranch capturing 360-degree images of all the affected homes in that neighborhood. The image viewer and further information can be accessed below: http://fbcoem.org/panoramic-imagery-for-canyon-gate-subdivision/ http://fbcoem.org/panoramic-imagery-for-canyon-gate-subdivision/?adumkts=branding&aduc=social&adum=external&aduSF=gplus&utm_source=social&aduca=article&aduco=Fort_Bend_County&adut=9_7_17&aducp=branding&adbsc=social_branding_20170912_1790011&adbid=z13ku5bx0maij134v04chrezqtrrsf3oyl40k&adbpl=gp&adbpr=108098061462172189526 https://groundvu.github.io/ground-vu-fort-bend/?config=15d1e7c75f6b494e9ed922c31544e371&org=fbcgis
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Map of Fall Suppers

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On September 9, 2017
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Fall Suppers are a fairly good Manitoba Tradition, so for the last few years this site has had a map to show where and when the falls suppers are! check it out! https://kinasevych.ca/2017/08/13/manitoba-fall-suppers-2017/
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Manitoba farmer creates intricate Canada 150 corn maze

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On September 5, 2017
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Deer Meadow Farm near Winnipeg, Man. has constructed a corn maze shaped like a map of Canada to celebrate the nation’s landmark birthday. The maze is the largest the farm has ever created, and includes provincial tributes such as the Parliament buildings in Ontario, a beaver in Northern Quebec, and an oil well in Alberta. Come […]
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Solar Eclipse GIS Data

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On August 18, 2017
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If you’re as excited about the solar eclipse as we are I’m sure you’re itching for data! Luckily NASA put on out some great shapefiles so you can see what level of eclipse you’ll see in Manitoba or elsewhere! https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/4518
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ESRI – August’s App of the Month: Drinking Water Advisories in Manitoba

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On August 17, 2017
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To ensure that residents receive timely and current information as quickly as possible, the Government of Manitoba (GeoManitoba) developed the Drinking Water Advisories in Manitoba app. This app is an interactive and visual representation of advisories issued across the province. Drinking Water Advisories in Manitoba map illustrates the locations of Boil Water Advisories (BWA), Water Quality […]
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Online / Class UAV Ground School UAV Pilot Training – Brandon University

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On July 18, 2017
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Brandon University – UAV Ground School Training National UAV Pilot Ground School Courses offered at Brandon University in compliance with Transport Canada Regulations Registration Deadline, September 1, 2017 Space is limited. To register please contact: Dr. Dion J. Wiseman at wiseman@brandonu.ca For more information, please click on the following link Brandon University – UAV Ground […]
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