Technology

Technology can be a beautiful thing, especially when it helps you get more enjoyment out of your woodlot. Learn how to make a customized map of your property with the MyWoodlot Mapping tool. Use smartphone apps like Avenza to navigate your property or iNaturalist to identify plants and animals. We also have blogs about using trail cameras to capture up-close pictures and videos of wildlife.

Online Scouting and Map Making with MyWoodlot’s Watershed Mapping Tool

Kris Brown Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Online Scouting and Map Making with MyWoodlot’s Watershed Mapping Tool

Learn how to create a georeferenced PDF map of your NYC Watershed property, or one of the many NYC Watershed Recreation lands, in just three steps.

Creating Your Own Smartphone Map

Andrew Krutz Tuesday, 01 September 2020

Creating Your Own Smartphone Map

Creating your own georeferenced .pdf map allows you to customize a map of your property to use on your smartphone.

Using the iNaturalist App to (Almost) Solve a Mystery

Tyler Van Fleet Wednesday, 24 June 2020

Using the iNaturalist App to (Almost) Solve a Mystery

What is THAT?! Use the free, powerful iNaturalist app to help identify what you find in the woods.

Checking the Trail Cameras for the First Time

Kris Brown Wednesday, 04 March 2020

Checking the Trail Cameras for the First Time

One week had passed since I installed trail cameras on public land in the Catskills. Was I the only animal that had stopped by?

Installing Trail Cameras for the First Time

Kris Brown Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Installing Trail Cameras for the First Time

This week on MyWoodlot.com, Kris Brown shares his first experience with setting up trail cameras on public land in the Catskills.

Mapping My Woodlot with my Smartphone

Andrew Krutz Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Mapping My Woodlot with my Smartphone

Smartphone mapping apps are an easy way to become more familiar with your woodlot.