New! Partnership Brings Geospatial Short Course to ForestEd

October 21, 2021

The new Migrating to ArcGIS Pro for Foresters: Basic Short Course is now available on ForestEd. Created by Landmark Spatial Solutions, LLC, this online short course will be offered multiple times throughout the year and enrollment just opened for the current cohort. This course is designed for forestry and natural resource professionals so take advantage of this opportunity to learn GIS for foresters taught by foresters.

How does the course work?
The online short course can be completed at your own pace in four (4) weeks. Registration is open now and will close on November 9, or whenever the course is full, to ensure adequate time to complete the course and catch the live guided support session on November 16. We are only accepting 20 registrants per cohort so register today as this course may fill up before November 9.

Interested individuals are invited to register at the rate of $170 for SAF members and $250 for non-members. This short course is approved for 7.5 CFEs in Category 1. The purpose of this class is to equip foresters and natural resource professions to make a successful transition from Esri’s ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro. This class differentiates itself from others because the content focuses purely on forestry related applications and skills.

Is this course for you?
If you are already familiar with GIS and Esri’s ArcMap at a basic license and skill level then this course is for you. A requirement to participate is to have ArcGIS Pro already installed or that you are at least approved to install the license. View Esri’s ArcGIS Pro System Requirements.

Upon completion of the short course, participants will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro.
  • Import existing ArcMap map projects (*.mxd) files into ArcGIS Pro.
  • Edit GIS layers in ArcGIS Pro.
  • Demonstrate the use of layouts and templates to create and share maps.
  • Migrate ArcMap workflows to ArcGIS Pro.
  • Implement a variety of additional ArcGIS Pro features.

This course is the product of a professional development partnership with Landmark Spatial Solutions, LLC and SAF to create additional opportunities connecting professionals with tools and applications integral to your work. SAF looks forward to creating new partnerships with other continuing education providers to expand the reach of expertise and offering convenient continuing education opportunities on ForestEd.

Bringing this course to ForestEd yields instant results for participants seeking Continuing Forestry Education (CFE) units. Upon successful completion of the course, CFEs will be automatically added to participant CFE records.

SAF and Landmark Spatial Solutions, LLC are delighted to continue the effort to bring training in forestry focused geospatial applications. If you miss this opportunity, prepare to register for this course for future offerings. Please check for more details.

Register for the course here.