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Proposal

Horse Trail Mapping project- Backwater Trails area

15 hours


Supervisor: JOSH PEDERSEN
Beginning date:
2018-01-29
Ending Date:
2018-02-28

Service-Learning Proposal Description

1.

Briefly describe the project and the community need to be addressed.

Answer We are in need of creating a map for our Backwaters Horse Trail area north of Augusta. We need a nice aerial photo map at our trail head and also a few smaller maps to be placed throughout the trail system so horse trail riders know where they are located and do not get lost.

2.

What is the mission of the agency or organization?

Answer To enrich the quality of life for current and future generations by providing a parks & forest system that will promote recreational opportunities, wildlife, and watershed protection while sustainably managing the county forest for optimum production of forest products.

3.

What skills are required for this project? 

Answer Map making, GIS/GPS, cartography

4.

What are the objectives for the student learning and service?

Answer To create a map of the area that will benefit the public recreation users. Working with a public agency and learning the process for accomplishing something through a government agency.

5.

What are the availability requirements for the student?

Answer Student will need to visit the site and verify trails. The rest of the work is computer and map making work.

6.

Additional information (not required).

Answer N/A