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Plot Hound

The best way to manage the cruising process for individuals and teams

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  • Set up, manage, and report on your timber cruises - all in one online platform

  • Plot Hound navigates to plots using your device's GPS

  • Record clean and consistent data using the Plot Hound mobile app

  • Effortlessly sync timber cruise data between the Plot Hound online platform and mobile app

Join the Plot Hound Community

9,000

users

27,000

cruises

80,000

plots

50

states

How It Works

01

Set up your cruise in the Plot Hound online platform

Establish stand boundaries by uploading a file or drawing by hand

Plot Hound asks for your specs, then lays out your plots and exports them to the mobile application

02

Complete your cruise quickly and easily with the Plot Hound mobile app

Navigate to each plot with your phone's built-in GPS and compass

Collect clean data with drop-down menus and instant validation

03

View, analyze, and export your cruise results in the Plot Hound online platform

Charts, graphs, and Excel exports make your data available however you want it

Ongoing cruise management is simple with progress reports, plot reassignment across your team, and advanced options for power users

Pricing

Starter

$0/ mo

For teams with fewer than 5 cruisers, it's free to get started with Plot Hound and its Basic reports. Learn more about our features at one of our live, online, weekly webinars.

Unlimited cruises
Basic reports
5 cruisers
Limited support
Professional

$250/ mo

For larger organizations, Plot Hound Pro supports up to 25 cruisers and comes with Premium reports. You can also assign work to contract cruisers.

Unlimited cruises
Volume reports
25 cruisers
Email support
Contract cruising
Data field customization
Enterprise

$750/ mo

Some of the largest US forestry companies use Plot Hound. Contact us today for large-scale cruise management.

Unlimited cruises
Volume + custom reports
Unlimited cruisers
Email + phone support
Contract cruising
Data field customization

Frequently Asked Questions

The original Plot Hound

At the founding of SilviaTerra, Max and Zack worked tirelessly on what would eventually become CruiseBoost. As it still does today, CruiseBoost relied on ground measurements as the basis for all of its prediction and estimation processes. But back then, Zack was our cruising staff. Since he didn’t want to tally by day and input information into spreadsheets by night, Max's background in app development was put to work creating the handy little app that would become Plot Hound.

Zoey, Zack's dog and companion through school and SilviaTerra's early years, went along on all those cruising trips. She made it fun, barked to warn about snakes (and oddly, turtles) and was always there to nudge Zack when it was time to step away from the computer and take some time in the woods. She also happened to be a Plott Hound. So as the cruising app made its way into the hands of foresters across the country, it became clear the only name that made sense was “Plot Hound,” in honor of Zoey. A handy app for cruising named after a handy little cruising companion.

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Contact

SilviaTerra
2443 Fillmore St. #380-1418
San Francisco, CA 94115
info@silviaterra.com