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Old 10-06-2010, 10:53 AM
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Hello,

I have converted the boundaries of the WMUs in Alberta so they can be seen in Google Earth. I was hoping to have the list a bit more organized than it is, but I figured I should just share this as I don't know when I will have time to pretty it up.

https://docs.google.com/leaf?id=0B0A...thkey=CNC-9sUL

I am also working on creating a base map for Garmin units. I hate the idea of having to pay $150 for backroad maps to have public data. Any how when I have it complete I will post it here as well.

Let me know if there are any errors or additional details that may need to be added.

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Old 10-06-2010, 11:42 AM
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Thats awesome! it works great thank you
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Old 10-06-2010, 11:48 AM
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WOW!!!

Good work!!
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Old 10-06-2010, 11:51 AM
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Great work ! Much better than using the map in the hunting regs etc.
Thank you !
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Nice work. Thanks.

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Good deal, thanks!
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Great work, thanks for sharing!
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Thank you!

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Old 10-06-2010, 12:29 PM
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Sweet,, thanks for sharing
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Old 10-06-2010, 01:00 PM
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Awesome - thanks! any chance you can include WMU 410? Or did I just miss it?
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Old 10-06-2010, 01:05 PM
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Just what I was lookin for!
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Old 10-06-2010, 01:09 PM
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I LOVE IT!!! Keep up the good work
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Old 10-06-2010, 01:14 PM
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I have converted the boundaries of the WMUs in Alberta so they can be seen in Google Earth. I was hoping to have the list a bit more organized than it is, but I figured I should just share this as I don't know when I will have time to pretty it up.
This is so seriously awesome! I've been working on this on and off in my "spare" time at work for my personal mapping. I've only got the southern most part of the province done for the most part.

Did you digitize this heads-up, or use another method to construct the boundaries?
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Old 10-06-2010, 01:20 PM
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many thanks a great tool for looking into new areas.

Thanks George
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thanks alot great job...looking forward for your new ideas
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Old 10-06-2010, 01:26 PM
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You are awesome, Thank You so much.
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Thank you so much! This is very much appreciated!!

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Old 10-06-2010, 01:32 PM
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wowser! I've been wanting something like this for a while now! Thankyou!
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Old 10-06-2010, 01:40 PM
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I cant open it for some reason. Only gives me the option to save the file but then I cant find a program to open it. ANyone else have this?
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Old 10-06-2010, 01:53 PM
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I cant open it for some reason. Only gives me the option to save the file but then I cant find a program to open it. ANyone else have this?
google earth needs to be installed to view.
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This is so seriously awesome! I've been working on this on and off in my "spare" time at work for my personal mapping. I've only got the southern most part of the province done for the most part.

Did you digitize this heads-up, or use another method to construct the boundaries?
DarkAisling,

I used a boundary .shp file from the Gov of AB and converted it to a .kml. Then went through and labeled all the zones manually in GE.
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Nice Work. Nice Work Indeed!

Much appreciated
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:08 PM
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Thanks for sharing first,
I found two WMU 429 and one of them should be WMU 428.
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Awesome - thanks! any chance you can include WMU 410? Or did I just miss it?
It should be there. Unfortunately one of the prettying up duties was to organize them by Mountain, Prairie etc. and colour code them. I will have to get that done for the next release I guess.

I'd like to add the Canmore no hunting areas as well at some point. Just have to find the data.
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:13 PM
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google earth needs to be installed to view.
Thanks Bender. When it comes to computers I am incredibly smrt
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:20 PM
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Tats great will be very helpfull .
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:22 PM
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That is one darn useful bit of work, and from what I know of a few WMUs very accurate even on the "weird" parts, thanks.

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Old 10-06-2010, 02:28 PM
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Got it going. THats wicked useful CAC. THanks for sharing.
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:42 PM
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Thanks for your time and effort , this is greatly appreciated.
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:45 PM
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Thank-you, thank-you I eagerly await your Garmin base map.
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