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WGNHS map sales office to close on December 30, 2019

The Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (WGNHS) plans to close its map sales office on December 30, 2019. Users of USGS topographic maps should use this as an opportunity to switch to the newer "US Topos" that have replaced the USGS’s legacy paper topographic maps.

Register Today for the 2019 UW-Madison Geospatial Summit

Save the date and Register Today for the 2019 Geospatial Summit on Monday, November 4, 2019

Rusk County seeks contractor for Orthophotography

Proposals for six-inch resolution countywide orthos are due by October 7th, 2019.

WSRS2022 submits letter to NGS requesting policy exceptions

The Wisconsin Spatial Reference System 2022 Task Force has submitted a letter to the National Geodetic Survey requesting exceptions to NGS's policy regarding the modernization of the State Plane Coordinate System.

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SCO in the Community

This Land is Your Land

The SCO hosted a one-day forum entitled "This Land is Your Land" in Darlington, WI, on April 18, 2019. Participants learned about the Public Land Survey System (PLSS) and had a hands-on opportunity to learn about different types of survey equipment.

2018 UW-Madison Geospatial Summit is a Wrap

On November 6th the SCO and UW-Madison GIS Professional Programs jointly sponsored a day-long event to highlight geospatial activities happening on campus and in the region. The Summit was attended by over 140 people.