Connecticut’s Changing Landscape



CLEAR has a long history of creating and working with land cover maps. The Connecticut’s Changing Landscape Story Map is the latest medium for explaining and sharing the wealth of information contained in the land cover dataset. We created it now because Connecticut is at a critical juncture. Development is picking up again after the recession and at the same time, funding for open space is on the hot seat.


Community decision makers, government agencies, students, land trusts and pretty much anyone


Esri ArcGIS Online, Esri Story Maps, Esri ArcGIS Server


Emily Wilson (1), Chester Arnold (1) and John Volin (2)


(1) Center for Land Use Education and Research, (2) College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, University of Connecticut

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About the author

Emily Wilson

I am a geospatial educator at the University of Connecticut Center for Land Use Education and Research (CLEAR). My background is in natural resources and remote sensing. I work to make technical geospatial information available to all through websites, web maps, trainings and conversations. More info