The Latest in Trail Technology - Crowdsourced Data, Maps and Apps
Track: Parks, Natural Reserves, Fisheries, and Wildlife Management
Authors: Jereme Monteau, Nate Irwin
Agencies are often challenged with how to use technology to share information with the public as well as collect information on user preferences and use patterns. For this session, we’ll explore what role technology plays in how people engage with trails. How can land managers utilize technology to publish better information to visitor and understand who is engaging with their parks and trails. We'll explore how to reach and understand audiences, using everything from apps to crowdsourced data.