Landscape Managers

A Landscape Manager is able to update a landscape boundary, update the landscape profile information, and to manage landscape members.

Update Landscape Boundary

After a landscape has been added to Terraso, a landscape manager can update the landscape boundary.

  1. Go to a landscape page of which you are a manager
  2. Beneath the map of your landscape, select the button that says “Update Map”
  3. In the form that emerges, provide information about your landscape’s boundary. (Landscapes that already have uploaded a high-resolution file will be only presented with the option to upload a new file.)
  4. When finished, select the “Save” button to submit your changes to the landscape.
a screenshot of the module to update a landscape polygon.

Update Landscape Profile

After a landscape has been added to Terraso, a landscape manager can update its information, including a description at any time.

  1. Go to a landscape page of which you are a manager
  2. Select the “Update Landscape” button in the “About Landscape” module
  3. In the form that emerges, update the information about your landscape.
  4. When finished, select the “Save” button to submit your changes to the landscape.
A screenshot of a Terraso module providing high level "about" information about a landscape. A button reads, "Update Landscape"

Manage Members

Managers of Terraso landscapes can remove users members from a page.

To remove members from a group:

  1. Go to a landscape page of which you are a manager.
  2. Select the “Manage Members” button within the Members module
  3. Review the list of members and select “Remove” for the members you wish to leave the landscape

a screenshot of the member management screen in Terraso. The manager has a request to join a group to approve.

Note that anyone can join Landscapes , and users can rejoin these groups once removed. In order to create collaborate in Terraso with a restricted list of people, create a “Closed” group.

To promote members landscape to be managers

To allow other people to play a management role in a landscape, you can promote existing members to be “managers”

  1. Go to a landscape page of which you are a manager.
  2. Select the “Manage Members” button within the Members module
  3. Review the list of members.
  4. Select the word “Member” next to the name of the user you wish to promote.
  5. In the drop-down menu that emerges, select “manager”

Follow this same process to demote an existing manager to a member. There must be one manager for every landscape.

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