Updates

WELCOME TO OGM2

OGM2 is Green Map System's second Open Green Map platform. Designed for community mapping, this open source platform is ready for all kinds of mapmakers, from students to professionals who want to draw attention to sustainability resources and needs in their own city or town.

OGM2 includes the original set of Green Map Icons for charting nature, culture, social justice and sustainable living resources. OGM2 allows for new icon sets to be added, for example, our Recovery Icons (created in response to the Pandemic) and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, along with customized sets for specific localities.

Start by Browsing or explore the world view map. Or create a new account (it's free) at the Sign In and get your own map rolling! Much more about the  adaptable mapping process, local outcomes and our icons is at GreenMap.org.

OGM2 is versatile, and allows import and export of data. It includes 41,000 sites from the original OGM platform, and while mapmakers are gradually reviewing and updating, there are dozens of brand-new Open Green Maps to explore.

Much more about the mapping process and our icons is at GreenMap.org.

Wendy Brawer and all of Green Map System thank Bogdan Szabo and Alexandra Casapu, the open source development GISCollective for their great open work on OGM2. We are grateful to all the Green Mapmakers whose experience contributes to this platform's continual progress. Thanks to Ciprian Samoila for support of our organization's website of stories and mapping resources, too! 

Today is a great day to start making your first Green Map!  

Map Making Tutorial

For New Mapmakers: http://bit.ly/ogm2info 
For returning mapmakers: https://bit.ly/ogm2renew

Demos always include the platform’s newest capabilities and provide the opportunity to share your ideas for OGM2.
Our Twitter @GreenMap announces upcoming demos and here are recordings:
OGM2 Demo and Discussion, February 2021 passcode: Wz8T$GLX) starts with the basics
OGM2 Demo and Discussion, April 17 2021 highlights the new Campaign tool, a fast, flexible way to engage people in collecting sites
#OpenDataDay presentation, March 9 2021 includes Mary Hunt's excellent project management process, based on her FEED Jeffco Green Map (PDF).

Here is the first tutorial as a whole: 

Video tutorial

Now available in segments, with an update

Making a Map
Adding a Site
Team Management
Adding Icon Sets
Lines and Polygons
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