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Geographic Information Systems

A geographic information system (GIS) is a computer system that integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information. Data, reports and maps produced through GIS are used by managers and resource specialists to make decisions about land management activities on National Forests and Grasslands.

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Center for Design and Interpretation (CDI)

The Rocky Mountain Region's Center for Design and Interpretation (CDI) is a full-service team bringing together the design disciplines of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Interpretive Planning and Graphic Illustration to meet your needs. Our multi-disciplinary team is capable of taking your project from concept through implementation. We take a holistic approach to site development, fully integrating interpretive planning and facility design within our sustainable solutions.

Contact us for assistance in developing proposals, conceptual project ideas, and cost estimates.Our mission is to provide high quality services that conserve resources, provide for public enjoyment and education, and are flexible and responsive to forest management. CDI employees will serve Districts and Forests as a trusted ally, providing creative ideas and alternatives to best meet their needs.

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