Marty Schnure

Patagonia, the legendary land of wildness, fierce winds, and hardy gauchos, easily lives up to the allure of its iconic name. Glacier-fed rivers tumble between jagged, never-climbed mountains. Herds of long-necked guanacos gallop across expansive grasslands as Andean Condors soar overhead. Since 2004, Conservacion Patagonica has focused on creating the future Patagonia National Park in...

Every year at BioBlitz, National Geographic and the U.S. National Park Service rally to get people young and old to explore the wild spaces around them during a whirlwind 24-hour search to identify every species they can find. In advance of our next event in Golden Gate National Recreation Area, March 28-29, 2014, we’re already...

Marty Schnure and Ross Donihue are National Geographic Young Explorers recently back from the field. They’re currently producing maps of the future Patagonia National Park from their office in San Francisco. To learn more about their project, visit Maps for Good. ——- The past nine months have been a journey of energy, frustration, sweat, cold, wind,...

Marty Schnure and Ross Donihue are National Geographic Young Explorers recently back from the field. They’re currently producing maps of the future Patagonia National Park from their office in San Francisco. To learn more about their project, visit Maps for Good. ——- The past nine months have been a journey of energy, frustration, sweat, cold, wind,...

Marty Schnure and Ross Donihue are National Geographic Young Explorers recently back from the field. They’re currently producing maps of the future Patagonia National Park from their office in San Francisco. To learn more about their project, visit Maps for Good. ——- While we were in Chile mapping the future Patagonia National Park, we created...

Marty Schnure and Ross Donihue are National Geographic Young Explorers recently back from the field. They’re currently producing maps of the future Patagonia National Park from their office in San Francisco. To learn more about their project, visit Maps for Good. ——- While we were in Chile mapping the future Patagonia National Park, we created...

Marty Schnure and Ross Donihue are National Geographic Young Explorers recently back from the field. They’re currently producing maps of the future Patagonia National Park from their office in San Francisco. To learn more about their project, visit Maps for Good. ——- While we were in Chile mapping the future Patagonia National Park, we created...

Marty Schnure and Ross Donihue are cartographers in the field creating maps for the Future Patagonia National Park in the Aysén Region of Chile. For more information about their project, visit Maps for Good. For more about the Patagonia National Park Project, visit Conservación Patagónica. —– The first time we drove through Valle Chacabuco a...

Marty Schnure and Ross Donihue are cartographers in the field producing maps for the Future Patagonia National Park in the Aysén Region of Chile. For more information about their project, visit Maps for Good. For more about the Patagonia National Park Project, visit Conservación Patagónica. — { Sunset in the Chacabuco Valley, Aysén, Chile, 9-10pm, January...

Marty Schnure and Ross Donihue are cartographers in the field producing maps for the Future Patagonia National Park in the Aysén Region of Chile. For more information about the Future Patagonia National Park, visit Conservacion Patagonica. ——– The night sky in Valle Chacabuco is breathtaking — there is no light pollution, and on a clear night...

  Marty Schnure and Ross Donihue are cartographers in the field producing maps for the Future Patagonia National Park in the Aysén Region of Chile. For more information about the Future Patagonia National Park, visit Conservacion Patagonica. ——– We have fallen in love with the guanacos (Lama guanicoe) in the Chacabuco Valley. We’ve seen them playing, fighting,...

Marty Schnure and Ross Donihue are cartographers in the field producing maps for the Future Patagonia National Park in the Aysén Region of Chile. For more information about the Future Patagonia National Park, visit Conservacion Patagonica. —— La Carretera Austral, Chile’s southern highway, is long, remote, mostly unpaved, and requires some planning to prevent running out...

  Hello! We’re Marty and Ross, two young cartographers with a passion for visual storytelling. We make maps that tell stories about places and serve as powerful communication tools to empower and propel conservation projects around the world. Through our work, we’re exploring the future of new-media cartography for conservation, communication, and education. We recently received...