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Above: Tree Plotter LITE user mapped 684 trees in northwest Iowa golf course property!

Tree Plotter LITE
Use the free version of our Tree Plotter Inventory App to map and track trees online and then export the trees into a local desktop application. Below are resources for exploring this free tree inventory software program as well as additional features in the paid subscription version.

Plotter LITE App (free version)   

 

In the free version, anyone can map and inventory new, existing, or proposed trees. It's easy following these simple steps:

 

  1. Access the map by clicking the "Launch Plotter LITE Webmap" button above

  2. Zoom to or Search for your area of interest

  3. Choose a tree type (top right panel) and click the webmap to add a tree's location.

  4. Fill out the fields about your tree using the form.

  5. Export your tree data to MS Excel or GIS (.shp).

 

 

Additional Info to Get Started:

 

  1. Trees in the webmap are deleted on the 1st of every month, so export your trees often! Merge trees into a master Excel, Access, or GIS file.

  2. All browsers are supported (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc. except IE8) and there is nothing to install or download.

  3. No GPS! A tree's X/Y location is created when you map it using one of the tree template features.

  Additional Features in the Paid Subscription App

Inventory & Manage Tree Data

In the paid subscription, an existing tree inventory can be uploaded into the Urban Forest Cloud app or you can start with a new empty inventory. Unlike the free version, trees are permanently stored in the webmap. You can search for trees by their attributes in the Tree Finder module. For example, you can filter (query) trees by species, condition, or land use type to make a quick, custom map of specific trees.

Tree Plotter "Dashboard"

Create summaries of your tree inventory by species, condition, land use distribution, size and structure, and other attributes. Unlike in the free version, fields and field values can be customized at the time of ordering the paid subscription.

 

More information including FAQs and other resources are available here.