Upcoming Vista releases


NatureServe announces the release of NatureServe Vista™ 3.6.1, which adds several new features.

  • Compatible with ArcGIS 10.6
  • Enhanced speed of processing
  • Added date/time and processing time for last run to properties windows and reports (Element, CVS, Scenario, and Scenario Evaluation)
  • Improvements to Site Explorer selection functionality
  • Several bug fixes to resolve odd error messages

NatureServe has also initiated the process to completely rebuild Vista from the ground up on the ArcPro platform. Contact patrick_crist@natureserve.org if you are interested in supporting that effort.

NatureServe offers complete support services, including technical support, live and online help desks, training programs, and other conservation-planning and ecosystem-management consulting services.

NatureServe Vista is currently free to download for non-commercial use at www.natureserve.org/conservation-tools/natureserve-vista, where registrants can access additional resources, including FAQs, detailed user guides, and details on other companion tools. Registered users of Vista receive notifications on new updates, typically 2-3 times per year.

Commercial users, please refer to the license agreement after downloading Vista to ensure compliance with its terms. Commercial use of NatureServe Vista is defined as any use of the software for a 3rd party that is compensated monetarily, regardless of the nature of the organization using the software (including non-profit, government, or academic institutions providing services to others using NatureServe Vista for any monetary compensation).