Open Source

At Bird's Eye View, we are equally adept in ESRI and free and open source GIS (FOSS4G) technology. BEV can assist your organization in migrating from commercial software to FOSS4G tools, eliminating significant licensing fees without loss of productivity. Kurt Menke was elected as an OsGeo Charter Member in 2015.

Training Classes

Bird's Eye View provides customized GIS training for individuals and groups. Instruction ranges from phone or email support to customized workshops and college level courses. Visit his calendar to view upcoming offerings.

Kurt Menke is a highly experienced instructor having taught college level GIS courses since 2005. In 2015 he was part of the GeoAcademy team awarded the GeoForAll Educator of the Year award!   Currently, he develops curriculum and teaches for Central New Mexico Community CollegeUniversity of New Mexico Continuing Education and Del Mar College.

QGIS Books

Kurt Menke has published several QGIS books. In 2016 he authored Discover QGIS with Locate Press and co-authored the second edition of Mastering QGIS with Packt Publishing. Click on the images below for further information.