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Stephanie Smith

maps - cartography

  • Stephanie Smith
  • Stephanie Smith
  • Stephanie Smith
  • Stephanie Smith


Using art and science, we design maps that illustrate physical characteristics, cultural values, proposals and conservation actions, and vulnerabilities across the Colorado Plateau. Our work reaches a broad audience including policy-makers, constituencies, government agencies, and our members.

maps - how we use

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  • Blake McCord

How we use maps

Of course maps help us get from point A to point B. But maps do more than help us find our field sites. At the Trust, we use them to:


Maps that Inspire


Interactive Storytelling

Our award-winning interactive web maps provide a front row seat to conservation issues, threats, and accomplishments across the Colorado Plateau. Through dynamic maps, 3D displays, videos, and photography, you can take a digital journey across the Colorado Plateau.


Explore some of our interactive maps:

Map of the Month


A behind the scene look at the process of mapping where pinyon jays live in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

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If the map you're looking for doesn't exist, collect the data and make it yourself.

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Want to backpack in the Grand Canyon? Check out our newest map of backcountry routes.

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Maps to get you on the trail 

Plan your next hike! Find routes, topo maps, directions, elevation profiles, and more on the Colorado Plateau Explorer ›

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