River Valley GIS Users Group

A non-profit group of GIS Users located in the Arkansas River Valley.Globi

Welcome to the River Valley GIS Users Group!

Our group is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to educating students in the Arkansas River Valley in the Technology of GIS/GPS. All of our involvement in the community and Schools is provided strictly through volunteer time.

Our mission is to provide a unified voice on Geographic Data and Information Technology issues. Actively promote GIS Development and to provide information and Geographic Data and Technology issues to public and private decision makers.

Our Educational mission is to Support local schools through a mentoring program consisting of volunteers from the Users Group, Education of the general public through tours, lectures, activities and writings of the area and to raise funds to support these activities.

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What is GIS?

A geographic information system (GIS), or graphical information system captures, stores, analyzes, manages and presents data that is linked to a location. Technically, GIS is geographic information systems which includes mapping software and its application with remote sensing, land surveying, aerial photography, mathematics, photogrammetry, geography and tools that can be implemented with GIS software.


GIS Day 2013

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We are sponsoring a fundraiser for GPS Collars for K9's and the monthly service for tracking. Each collar cost $60.00 and the monthly subscription is $10.00 per month. At this time, our goal is to purchase collars for K-9 Officers in the Sebastian County area and 5 years of subscription service for each Officer. If we raise more money than is needed for the above purchases, we will purchase more collars and subscriptions for other agencies. If you would like to help us out, click below to make your donation.

Help us Out

We are selling GIS T-shirts to raise money for our annual GIS Day event. T-shirts are $10.00 ea and all proceeds go toward GIS Day events. Hurry and get your t-shirt before they are all gone. You can order t-shirts by contacting us through globi1@live.com


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Our group provides an educational event annually at no cost to Students or Teachers. Each year, we host 500+ students for a full-day of fun and education. We are not able to provide this event without the help of sponsors and donations.

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Charleston Music Fest Photo Booth


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Committee Members

Our Committee is setup of 4 Executive Members and 4 Committee Members.










Want to know more about our GIS Day Events?

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You can visit our sponsors' website by clicking their name below:

Kay Rodgers Park

TeleCommunication Systems

EAST Initiative








Arkansas Game and Fish

Arkansas Geographic Information Office

Little Debbie

Arkansas GIS Users Forum


Jeff Alexander & Associates

Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative

Renfro Photography

Regions Bank

Yeagers Hardware & Lumber

Office Depot

K-MAC Enterprises

Dick's Sporting Goods

Bruce and Terri Catering






















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