2022 Mitchell Center Intern receives GIS award

2022 Mitchell Center Intern Austin Simmons received the undergraduate student poster award at the Maine GIS User Group Fall Conference which took place at the Hutchinson Center is Belfast, ME on Friday, October 28. Simmons is an undergraduate student at the University of Maine’s regional campus in Machias (UMM) studying with professor Tora Johnson. During his Mitchell Center internship, Simmons worked with the Sunrise County Economic Council and regional towns to created maps to communicate information about traffic patterns, marine resources, soils, land cover, recreation and public facilities, and projected sea level rise.