Get Involved

Are you interested in using the SMART software in your conservation area or in your organization to manage your law enforcement and other conservation activities? Are you interested in helping develop or test the software, or in guiding its future evolution? Are you interested in spreading the word about SMART and training others how to improve law enforcement and management of conservation areas? If so, we encourage you to join the SMART Partnership by contacting us. Learn more about how the Partnership is structured here. Most organizations or individuals have chosen to join or support the Partnership in one of four ways—by becoming a:

SMART Member Organization
Member organizations agree to contribute substantial personnel and some financial resources to the project, and dedicate time to serve on the project’s Steering Committee. Member organizations need to agree to and sign the Partnership Agreement. The current Member Organizations are:

SMART Partner
Partners dedicate their valuable time to guiding the project and providing critical field knowledge, user perspective, and technical expertise. Formally, many partners choose to serve on the SMART User or Technical Councils. Some collaborating organizations include:

SMART Supporting Organization
Supporting organizations contribute their valuable financial and personnel resources. These include:

Once the software is released to the public, you can be a part of the SMART community just by downloading the software. You will be able to easily provide feedback on how the software works and suggestions for improving it through the online forum. You will also be able take advantage of the support and training we will provide.

Click here for a map showing current SMART pilot sites.