Providing technical, hands-on training in geospatial technologies, outside the traditional academic environment, to municipal land use officials, staff and commission members to help solve local land use problems and to develop environmentally sensitive land use plans. Learn More

The Geospatial Training Program offers training opportunities for Connecticut’s land use decision makers and others, including state agency employees, land trust volunteers, teachers and citizens. Topics include Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Smartphone GPS mapping and other advanced topics. GTP has trained over 3000 individuals since 2007. Learn More
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Natural Resources Conservation Academy for 2020
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The course was very comprehensive, and an enjoyable atmosphere was created by the instructors. This class is an invaluable tool to the community at large. Bravo.

GTP Participant Intro to GIS Class

The workshop was great. The presenters were well prepared and made learning easy and enjoyable. Thank you.

GTP Participant Intro to GIS Class
Featured Projects & Resources
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Maps & Geospatial Data for Everyone

Check out the new, statewide 2016 high resolution aerial imagery on the updated CT ECO website!

Land Cover Change
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Connecticut's Changing Landscape

Connecticut and Long Island Sound Land Cover and Change - 1985 to 2015

Story Map Gallery
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Telling Stories with Maps

Story Maps combine interactive maps with photos, videos, graphics and more. From bears to breakwaters, we’ve got something for you here. Check it out! 

Media Resources
Aerial of a CT shore

Information & Online Learning