Marxan is a suite of tools designed to help decision makers find good solutions to conservation planning problems. This includes free software that can be used to solve several types of planning problems and extensive documentation and examples describing a framework for approaching conservation planning. Marxan is the most frequently used conservation planning software and has been applied to hundreds of spatial conservation planning problems around the world.


All Marxan and associated software, both in the cloud and downloadable, is available free.

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From an online community, free manuals, training courses and FAQ's, you'll find all the support you need



See where Marxan has been used in real conservation & management situations around the globe. 

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Case Studies


Matt_Marxan #Marxan South Georgia working with UN Environment program on terrestrial protected areas
Matt_Marxan RT @vonderHeydenlab: @MariaBeger providing insights into marine conservation planning on the last day of the DipNet workshop @Fish_Evolutio
Matt_Marxan @MSFTAcademic Thanks @adm_76 for showing me @MSFTAcademic
Matt_Marxan RT @ORCID_Org: Great session by @UniNewEngland on their CHUTE repository (inc ORCID integration) at #caulrd2016: Falling down the CHUTE w/…
Matt_Marxan is migrated to a new data centre today. There shouldn't be any disruption. #marxan
Matt_Marxan @DoktrNick Cafe Nano has the best coffee.
Matt_Marxan RT @Kolosov_Petro: Gravitational waves: Third detection of deep space warping - BBC News
Matt_Marxan RT @adm_76: Presenting at #caulrd2016. Full house. Thanks for having us.
Matt_Marxan Have you checked out Microsoft Academic yet? @MSFTAcademic Great algorithms and a nice academic knowledge API