Shotts Mapping Party July 2012
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Shotts Mapping party
Join us as we map the woods, parks, shops, paths, roads, monuments and green spaces around Shotts. Help create a free map, displaying the natural and built assets of the town of Shotts. We will teach you how to survey, edit and upload to OpenStreetMap website. We hope to create a map to showcase the facilities and points of interest in the area and help improve access and management in the future.
Mapping parties are events where anyone can come and participate in the OpenStreetMap project. OpenStreetMap is a free, open source map that can be contributed, edited and used by anyone, anywhere. Mapping parties are social events where experienced and new mappers can meet to share and learn more about the project. The event is open to all.
It's fun. It's free. You can help!
This map party is being supported by The Central Scotland Forest Trust / Central Scotland Green Network.
More about Mapping parties
Can't wait to start mapping?
- When: Saturday July 28th 2012 11:00-16:00
- Where: Central Scotland Green Network / Central Scotland Forest Trust office, Shotts
- User:Hawkeyes - Tim
- Phone: +44(o)-77-3499-six-five-one-four
- Email: fozy81 AT hotmail.com
- Event schedule:
11:00 Meet at the CSGN/CSFT Office - greetings and introductions
11:30 Survey the local woodlands, paths, road, transport, monuments, shops etc
13:30 Lunch - Not provided! - bring pack lunch or buy something in Shotts
14:15 More mapping
15:30 Editing, hacking and updating the map
16:00 Finish - or go to the bar to celebrate!
- If you own a GPS, smartphone, digital camera or laptop computer, please bring it along. If not, we will have equipment to loan.
- Weather: This event is rain or shine.
- RSVP: please let us know that you will join us by registering here:
Central Scotland Green Network / Central Scotland Forest Trust office in Shotts. You can find directions here
Mapping Party Suggestions
Please feel free to suggest locations for future mapping events.
Callander Park (Falkirk). Moffat (and could also have a walk up the Gray mares tail). Leadhills and Wanlockhead and a walk up to map the top of Green Lowther. Beescraig country park(Bathgate). East Kilbride shopping centre and village.