1. NatureServe
    GIS Analyst
    (703) 908-1849

    Jason McNees is a Conservation Data Analyst for NatureServe. Jason’s primary responsibilities are serving as NatureServe’s Data Request Coordinator, and serving as technical lead on various data projects. Jason joined NatureServe in 2000 and is experienced with database management and performing both tabular and GIS data analyses. Previously Jason worked for Straughan Environmental Services, Inc. in Maryland as a Senior Environmental Scientist performing environmental assessments and water quality monitoring. A native of western Pennsylvania, he received a B.S. in Biology from Salisbury University and a B.S. in Environmental Marine Science from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

  1. NatureServe
    Director, Science Info Resources
    (617) 287-7183



NatureServe provides a wealth of information on species and natural communities for use by researchers, agencies, businesses, and the public. Explore our data offerings!

Mobile data tools are vitally important to our scientists in the field. Photo by Jennifer Swenson | NatureServe.

For more than four decades, NatureServe network scientists and data managers have painstakingly surveyed, documented, and mapped the natural world. In collaboration with our partners, we offer access to this wealth of information in many formats, from our searchable "Online Encyclopedia of Life"—NatureServe Explorer—to detailed maps and map services, and from web services you can start using today to custom data products tailored to your specific requirements. Our work provides a strong foundation for yours.

  1. LandScope Chesapeake

  2. Map of Potential Distribution of Vegetation Macrogroups of Africa

  3. LandScope America

    ProductData & Maps
  4. NCED: National Conservation Easement Database

  5. Modeling Landscape Condition

    ProductStandards & MethodsData & Maps
  6. Ecoregional Assessment with NatureServe Vista

  7. Vista Applications for Military Installations