In a time when budgets are getting tighter, it is important to maximize the return on existing investments to make the most of them. When purchasing a large system, such as an ESRI GIS-system, it makes sense to determine other ways to use the investment within your organization.
Leverage Your Esri Investment with Clearion
5G and a Falcons Fan
All My Rowdy Friends
Recently, I had tickets to Monday Night Football in Atlanta but was uncertain I could handle a late night game on a "school night." I’ve become a super fan since the Falcons built the best venue in the NFL. On the fence, I decided to go. I was immediately swept up by the..
Dealing with Invasive Plants: It’s All in the Planning and Execution
Are weeds choking your productivity? Are you worried about sight-line visibility, fire hazards, or maintenance costs?
What about the damage those invasive species are doing to your roadside, right-of-way ecosystem? Invasive species have significant consequences for successful vegetation..
5 Reasons to Go Digital in Your Next Budget Cycle
Clearion has worked with multiple utilities over the years to help them move their field operations from paper-based systems into the digital age. With each implementation we learn and build on the experience to grow the out-of-the-box toolset that is available to all of our customers.
Looking Down the Road. Keep Vegetation In Check to Improve Driving Sight Distance (and Safety)
Recently, a friend of mine was taking his wife to the airport. They were running behind due to traffic on the Interstate. Upon taking the airport exit they pulled up to the stop sign at the top of the ramp. As they tried to enter the roadway it was difficult for them to see oncoming traffic due..
Do You Have the Right Tree in the Right Place in your ROW?
There is something so satisfying about being in the right place at the right time. It is an effortless path to success. Things just work out perfectly. You can’t always take credit for that kind of serendipity, but it sure does feel good.
The Endangered Species Act Can Coexist Peacefully with Economic Business Development
A recent NYTimes article, “Lawmakers, Lobbyists and the Administration Join Forces to Overhaul the Endangered Species Act,” by Coral Davenport and Lisa Friedman outlined a contentious relationship between the environmental concerns of scientists and citizens who believe in..
Where Technology and Sustainability Connect
Everyone agrees: Honey bees and other native bee species have been in serious decline for more than three decades in the U.S.
The good news is Clearion can help with mapping, reporting, and communication to support your efforts to improve sustainability in the right-of-way.
Getting Out from Under the Weeds
Clearion, Scientists, and Vegetation Managers Join Forces to Help Pollinators Thrive.
Purple loosestrife, reed canary grass, and kudzu are just a few of the invasive plant species that wreak havoc on the utilities and roadways that occupy right-of-way lands. The weeds are so troublesome that..
ROW Owners Allow the Bees to Tell Their Stories
There are so many utilities and other right-of-way owners out there that are providing a commendable contribution to the environment and conservation, but the sustainability focus always seems to be on the "bigger" concerns, such as emissions or larger animals that people can relate to like a..