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Training: Appendix D
Geo-referencing stop locations
At the very least, BBS participants should compile and maintain a current set of written stop descriptions for their route(s) and a copy of the stop descriptions should be provided to the BBS office. In addition to written stop descriptions, some individuals may also wish to geo-reference the stop locations using a GPS unit, or similar technology. The BBS office encourages participants to do so and has provided a web-based data entry program for inputting stop location data, as well as stop descriptions. The stop data entry portals can be accessed via the
Data Entry Program (V3.0).

Location information can be entered in one of three formats:
Decimal degree
Degree/Minutes/Seconds
UTM

For complete instructions for entering stop coordinates or descriptions see the instructions posted on the Data Entry and Review page.

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