Before starting a new project using WTP, add the GIS data to the map document, and save the map document in your project folder. These GIS data consist of a Weed layer, Roads layer, Roads and Trails, Priority sites for treatment, Streams, Disturbances (optional), and Vegetation (as cover type relevant to invasive species susceptibility). See Appendix A for a data dictionary. There are minimum requirements for each layer and table.
Once the GIS data are added to the map document, start WTP by clicking the Weed Treatment Planner (WTP 1.0) button.
This starts the main menu which looks like this: