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January 2017

  • ​​Happy New Year!
  • ​​Database Sync Updated
  • ​Back to Basics
  • ​​Post Offices
  • ​​Sheriff’s Offices
  • ​​Addressing the Issue
  • ​​Comment Field
  • ​​​Conclusion of International Map Year Patch Contest
  • ​Recognition Program Back Online
  • ​Volunteer Spotlight
  • ​Recognition


November 2016

  • ​Thanksgiving Greetings
  • ​Coming Soon to an Editor Near You!
  • ​New Comment Field
  • ​Improved Edit History
  • ​Editor Role Spotlight: Peer Reviewer
  • ​Patch Winner Profiles
  • ​TNMCorps Team Corner
  • ​​Have a story or photo you’d like to share?
  • Name that App!
  • ​Recognition


September 2016

  • Welcome Back!
  • Data Super Highway
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Deadline for Patch Challenge Extended
  • The Q&A Community
  • What's in a Name??
  • Have a Story or Photo to Share?
  • Name that App!


June 2016

  • Exciting News! Introducing Our New Editor!
  • Summer Vacation...For YOU, not Us
  • What Steps Do I Need to Take?
  • KentRobert Takes Flight with the Squadron of Biplane Spectators
  • Mapping Challenge Updates - PA is Complete!
  • Edit Points - Get the Patch
  • Share Your Stories
  • Words from the Wise - Mole Trapper
  • Stay Tuned...
  • TNMCorps Team Corner
  • New Recognition Category Members


April 2016

  • We did it! 200K Volunteer Contributions!
  • The Peer Review Role: Uses, Benefits, and Purpose
  • Fun Fact: Cemeteries (or lack thereof) in San Francisco
  • "Why I Do What I Do," by queenofthedead
  • The National Map Corps Explorer
  • Edit Points - Get the Patch!!
  • We Want YOU (to take the Mapping Challenge)!
  • Recent inductee to the Squadron of Biplane Spectators, HGeisler!
  • Have a story or photo you'd like to share?
  • Goodbye and Thank You to a Few Wonderful Student Contractors
  • TNMCorps Team Corner
  • New Recognition Category Members


February 2016

  • Let's Go All the Way to 200K!
  • The Advanced Editor Role
  • Federal Courthouses - Pilot Study
  • What Do I Do with Stacked Cemetery Points
  • Step by Step Editing Tips: Post Offices
  • Help Us with the Latest Mapping Challenge
  • Importance of Good Addressing
  • Have a Story or Photo You'd Like to Share?
  • International Year of the Map - Get the Patch!
  • TNMCorps Team Corner
  • New Recognition Category Members


December 2015

  • Volunteering for The National Map Corps: A Glimpse at Citizen Science
  • Mapping Challenge Results
  • Have You Been Mentioned on Social Media?
  • Collect Points - Get the Patch
  • The Importance of Data Quality in The National Map Corps Project
  • Step by Step Editing Tips: Schools
  • A Note from Volunteer Cartograsaurus, the "Rod Man."
  • Have a Story or Photo You'd Like to Share?
  • TNMCorps Team Corner
  • New Recognition Category Members


October 2015

  • Just a Reminder: What do the colors around the points mean?
  • The Great Central U.S. Shakeout Mapping Challenge!
  • VA Law Enforcement Facilities Mapping Challenge FINISHED!
  • A Letter From the Past, By Kent W.
  • Stories from the "field," by Kim
  • Have a Story of Photo You'd Like to Share?
  • USGS Historical Topographic Maps
  • Congratulations to Volunteer rjerrard!
  • TNMCorps Team Corner
  • New Recognition Category Members


August 2015

  • New Volunteer Contribution Maps!
  • A Reminder about Jails
  • NEW Mapping Challenge in Virginia
  • NC Law Enforcement Mapping Challenge Completed
  • Volunteer Highlight Story about Yellowstone National Park
  • Call for Volunteer Photos and Stories!
  • Update on Contract, Community, and Village Post Offices
  • Volunteer visits USGS in Denver
  • TNMCorps Team Corner
  • New Recognition Category Members


June 2015

  • New Post Office Points in Colorado
  • Introducing TNMCorps Q&A!
  • Updating Email Notification Settings on Q&A
  • Clarification on Prison/Correctional Facilities VS Jails
  • Making Phone Calls to Verify Structures
  • Volunteer Hours Count Toward GISP Certificate
  • Texas Cemeteries
  • Post Office Naming Changes
  • Help Us Finish the Latest Mapping Challenge
  • Call for Volunteer Photos and Stories!
  • TNMCorps Team Corner
  • New Recognition Category Members


March 2015

  • Get Recognized on USGS Social Media!
  • Call for Volunteer Photos and Stories
  • The Next Big One, By Volunteer Roger Davis (AKA Cartograsaurus)
  • Help Us Update Puerto Rico Structures
  • The National Map Corps Explorer
  • ALERT!! Be on the Lookout for Duplicate Law Enforcement Points


January 2015

  • 100K points contributed!
  • New Mapping Challenge. Find out how to help us complete it and get recognized on The National Map Twitter!
  • Post Offices temporarily unavailable for editing.
  • Cool TNMCorps web application developed by a fellow volunteer.
  • Information on Editing Schools.
  • USGS Facebook recognition for TNMCorps volunteer fconley


December 2014

  • We are almost at 100K points! Help us get there by the end of the year!
  • The most recent mapping challenge is close to finished. Find out how to help us complete it and get recognize on The National Map Twitter!
  • Preschool and Kindergarten points should no longer be deleted.
  • Information on the "Save" comment box.
  • Fun with Fire Stations - some helpful information about editing Fire Stations.
  • Tips and Tricks - a few items that might help with the editing process.


October 2014

  • NEW BADGES!! Yes, they are finally here. The new recognition badges will be a featured story on the main USGS
  • Page (www.usgs.gov) tomorrow!
  • Cemetery Blues-a little help in researching and editing cemeteries
  • New Map Challenge! Looking for Law Enforcement points in Tennessee.
  • Tips and Tricks - a few items that might help with the editing process


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