Shasta County
University of California
Shasta County

2019 GIS Training for Natural Resources

GIS Forestry Workshop Locations 2019
UCCE is pleased to offer a series of workshops on Forestry Applications of GIS in 2019. These workshops will bring participants up to speed on the latest GIS software, best practices in cartography, managing data, and spatial analysis.

Workshops will be held in several locations in northern California and include two full days of presentations and hands-on exercises. This workshop has been designed for participants of all levels. Topics include:

  • Intro to ArcGIS Pro, ESRI's newest version of their desktop GIS software
  • Mobile data collection and data management
  • Black and white cartography tips and tricks for submitting THP maps

UC Cooperative Extension and local GIS specialists will be available at all workshop locations to help on individual projects, so bring anything you need to troubleshoot. Contact Ricky Satomi, UCCE Shasta-Trinity County Forestry Advisor at 530-224-4900, with any questions.


Location Date Registration Agenda

Santa Rosa Junior College

1501 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA

March 18-19, 2019 OPEN coming soon

Humboldt State University

1 Harpst St, Arcata, CA

March 22-23, 2019


Waiting List

coming soon

Lake Tahoe College

1 College Dr, South Lake Tahoe, CA

April 25-26, 2019 coming soon* coming soon

Shasta College

11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA

May 10-11, 2019 OPEN coming soon

* registration for the workshop at Lake Tahoe College will be handled by Lake Tahoe Community College. Further details will be available when registration opens (end of Feb).

Topics Covered


  • What is GIS?
  • Geospatial Data Considerations
  • Data Sources
  • How to choose between ArcGIS Desktop, ArcPro or Quantum GIS


  • Accessing data in ArcGIS
  • Querying data by location and attributes
  • Creating a map for export
  • and much more...
Click here to preview past Workshop Agenda

Request a Workshop

 Contact Ricky Satomi, UCCE Shasta-Trinity County Forestry Advisor at 530-224-4900,, or Sean Hogan of the UC Informatics and GIS (IGIS) Statewide Program regarding the content of the workshop, at 530-750-1322,

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