Coogan Farm: Going back in time using NAIP and Story Maps

The historic Coogan Farm is an undeveloped 34-acre parcel located near Stonington, Connecticut. In 2013 The Trust for Public Land(TPL) partnered with the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center (DPNC) to purchase the farm, ensuring it will be protected. The landscape is changing all around the Nature Center, with construction on adjacent properties that can be seen in this screen capture showing current NAIP imagery and the Coogan Farm outlined in orange.

Our goal was to create an easy-to-use, publicly accessible application to show the change around the Nature Center over the past few years. To accomplish these goals the NAIP imagery services and the Story Map Swipe & Spyglass were chosen.

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