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 RT @LiberEroFellows: New #rstats package to improve how #conservation priorities are identified: “#PrioritizR”. Nice work by our @RicSchust
Matt_Marxan RT @RicSchuster: Solving systematic conservation prioritization problems using integer linear programming: new R package prioritizr (https:…
Matt_Marxan RT @j_a_mcgowan: Building out #Marxan with Connectivity GUI w @RemiDaigle Day 4 and still going strong. New applications on the horizon for…
Matt_Marxan I really like these incredible drawings @suepillans creates. Amazing creativity and insight.
Matt_Marxan RT @ARC_CEED: Useful tool time: new and improved version of #Marxan #marxanio available.
Matt_Marxan I've made many improvements and #marxanio is now faster and more reliable.
Matt_Marxan RT @UN: "Let's do it together & then we can be successful." - At #COP23 @Schwarzenegger encourages everyone to take climate action. Ideas:…
Matt_Marxan RT @RicSchuster: Systematic conservation planning support package for prioritizr: Worked examples from Tasmania and…
Matt_Marxan RT @Schwarzenegger: Look what I found at #COP23 while I was fighting for clean air and green energy, @EmmanuelMacron. I'll see you next mon…