Resources for mapping herbarium specimens from CA

Aerial Photography

Links to sources of aerial photography which can be useful for mapping habitats or finding physical features

Conversion tools

Resources for converting Latitude Longitude, Decimal Degrees, UTM, and Township Range Section units


Links to sites that provide environmental data such as soil surveys, geological surveys, landcover maps, and other data to assist in narrowing down target species habitat

Highways and Byways

Links to descriptions of highway routes and roads to aid in determining specimen localities based on road characteristics


Links to sites that provide historical maps or other historical documentation of county boundaries, old roads, place names


Links to property ownership resources



Place Names

Resources to assist in the lookup and location of old or current place names (cities, physical features, structures, etc.)