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Geography 2050: Envisioning a Sustainable Planet

This symposium will convene thinkers from government, industry, academe, and the social sector to help develop a geographical understanding of the places that must be consciously conserved and restored over the coming decades in order to ensure that we collectively meet our societal sustainability goals.

American Geographical Society Council Fellowship

The 2017 AGS Council Fellowship is now accepting applications! Applications for the award must be received by November 1st, 2016. To download PDF of 2017 Council Fellowship click here!

The Geography Game That’s Fun for Everyone

GeoPlunge® offers a great way to help children learn about United States’ geography while simply having fun. It is a game for all ages, from first graders to senior citizens.

Become an AGS Junior Service Fellow

High school students who have taken the AP® Human Geography course, scoring a 3, 4, or 5 on the exam, is now eligible to become an American Geographical Society Junior Service Fellow!

Get to Know AGS Chairman, Chris Tucker

Want to learn about using geography to connect with others from a non-geographer background? Pull up a chair and let AGS Chairman, Chris Tucker, tell you his story.

Geographical Review Preview Articles
AGS offers a “sneak peak”!

Take a look at the newest article preview titled "People of the Whales: Climate Change and Cultural Resilience among Iñupiat of Arctic Alaska"  by Dr. Chie Sakakibra.

GeoBadges: Crisis Mappers

Earn the Crisis Mappers GeoBadges while at the same time working on projects that can help make the difference for disaster stricken areas. To learn more about Crisis Mappers click here.

AGS Endorses the GeoForAll Initiative - Get Involved Today!

The “Geo for All” initiative was created to ensure that students from economically poor backgrounds worldwide will be able to get geospatial education (without the need for high cost proprietary GI software), by having access to having free and open GIS software.


September 28, 2016 - Map of the Week, News and Information

Shrinking U.S. Cities

This map was created in response to a recently written article titled "Geographers Studied Shrinking U.S. Cities for Two Years".  Check out the article which provides more insight about this trend. Read more...


September 26, 2016 - News and Information, Press Release

The American Geographical Society Names Ms. Allison Hunt, as a 2016 AGS Geography Teacher Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The American Geographical Society Names Ms. Allison Hunt, as a 2016 AGS Geography Teacher Fellow Description: The American Geographical Society (AGS) has named Ms. Allison Hunt of duPont Manual High School as an AGS Geography Teacher Fellow for 2016. As part of the recogn... Read more...


September 19, 2016 - News and Information, Press Release

Selected AGS Geography Teacher Fellows 2016 Press Releases

Ms. Colleen Adrion of Leon M. Goldstein HS for the Sciences in Brooklyn, New York Ms. Caroline Bednarz of McKinley Technology High School in Washington, District of Columbia Ms. Kristie Blanchard of Bacon Academy in Colchester, Connecticut Mr. Brian Buccinna of Patchogue-Medford High Schoo... Read more...