Introduction to ArcGIS Story Maps, October 8, 2021

University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

A Zoom Workshop

Friday, October 8th, 2021, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Click Here to for Registration

Goal:  Provide an overview of ArcGIS Online for web-based mapping to UC Cooperative Extension affiliates, including UC students and public and private resource professionals.

Workshop Content: This workshop is designed for participants with little to no GIS or web mapping experience. Following a brief lecture, the workshop will include an interactive exercise that will have you load and stylize spatial data online, to create Story Maps within ArcGIS Online and the new ArcGIS Story Map Builder. This exercise will conclude with you exploring some of the numerous story map template options and advanced features for publishing your content online.

Requirements: Participants must have an ArcGIS Online account set up prior to the workshop.  Experience with ArcGIS Online is preferable, but is not required. 

ArcGIS Online - Directions for accessing ArcGIS Online will be e-mailed to you before the event. UC ANR affiliated participants will be set up with a free enterprise account through the IGIS Statewide Program. Non-ANR affiliates can sign up for a trial ArcGIS Online account by Clicking Here or sign up for a free ArcGIS Online Developers account by Clicking Here. Please login to the account in advance of the workshop to ensure that it is properly set up before the workshop date.

If you do not receive an e-mail or have technical issues with your account, please e-mail your question(s) to Shane Feirer at 

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Audience: UC Cooperative Extension Advisors 
and Specialists, as well as UC students and public and private resource professionals.

When & Where: October 8th, 2021, from 1pm to 4:00pm

You will receive a Zoom link via email prior to the workshop.

Cost: This is a free workshop.

This event may reach capacity and will have a waiting list, in which case additional registrations' priority will be given to UC ANR and AIFS affiliates.

Register: Click Here - Registration is limited to 50 participants, so please apply early.


This course content is the result of a collaborative effort between UC ANR IGIS Statewide Program, the USDA-NIFA/NSF AI Institute for Next Generation Food Systems (AIFS), and the UC Berkeley Geospatial Innovation Facility (GIF).

For information regarding other upcoming IGIS workshops, please see IGIS training or contact Sean Hogan at