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== Before the event ==
 
== Before the event ==
  
# Pick a date, time and location. It helps if you have a rain/snow date to fall back to if the weather gets in your way.
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# Pick a date, time and location. It helps if you have a rain/snow date to fall back to if the weather gets in your way;
 
# Share your event:
 
# Share your event:
 
## with neighbors and friends;
 
## with neighbors and friends;
 
## on social media;
 
## on social media;
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## on neighborhood discussion lists;
 
## put up posters about the event with a map of the area you plan to map and where to meet and when;
 
## put up posters about the event with a map of the area you plan to map and where to meet and when;
  
[[Using_OSM_FieldPapers| Using OSM Field Papers]]
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When advertising your event, include a phone number people can use to contact you and links or QR codes to the following links so people can download and setup software ahead of time:
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* [[Mapping Cameras with Go Map!! on the iPhone]]
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* [[Mapping Cameras with Vespucci for Android]]
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Consult our [[Using_OSM_FieldPapers| Using OSM Field Papers]] page to create maps you can print out and give to people at the event.
  
 
== During the event ==
 
== During the event ==

Revision as of 17:39, 24 August 2021

Once you have gone out and mapped cameras on your own, try organizing neighbors and friends to map cameras. Here are a few tips:

Before the event

  1. Pick a date, time and location. It helps if you have a rain/snow date to fall back to if the weather gets in your way;
  2. Share your event:
    1. with neighbors and friends;
    2. on social media;
    3. on neighborhood discussion lists;
    4. put up posters about the event with a map of the area you plan to map and where to meet and when;

When advertising your event, include a phone number people can use to contact you and links or QR codes to the following links so people can download and setup software ahead of time:

Consult our Using OSM Field Papers page to create maps you can print out and give to people at the event.

During the event