Remembering Frank Thousand

We are deeply saddened to learn of the November 3rd, 2022 death of Francis “Frank” Thousand. Frank served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors (WSLS) from 2007 until June of 2022 …

SCO Presentations from WLIA Annual Conference now available

Staff from State Cartographer’s Office delivered a total of four presentations at the recent Wisconsin Land Information Association Annual Conference, held February 23-25 2022 in Elkhart Lake, WI. 

Congratulations to SCO intern Abbie Bruederle, recipient of 2021 Damon Anderson Scholarship

Abbie started working for the SCO in September 2021.

Nienow Promoted to Manager of Aerial Mapping

Congratulations to Zachary Nienow, GISP, for being named Ayres’ new manager of Aerial Mapping.

WEDC Seeks Proposals for Wisconsin Environmental Equity Tool Development

“WEET” will analyze and visualize data online specific to Wisconsin so government, tribal entities, community-based organizations, and the public can pinpoint our most impacted communities and better understand the environmental and health equity challenges they face.

Krueger Promoted to Vice President of Ayres Geospatial Division

Krueger is a certified photogrammetrist and GIS professional who joined Ayres in 2007 as a project manager.

Registration now open for Esri Midwest User Conference

Early-bird registration for the March event in Chicago runs through January 21.

Press Release: Continental Mapping is now Axim Geospatial

The Sun Prairie, WI company rebrands after acquiring TSG Solutions and GISinc.

New GIS User Group forming in Southwestern Wisconsin

A new GIS community of practice called the “Driftless Area GIS User Group” met for the first time in Viroqua on October 8th, 2021.  Moving forward, the group plans to meet 2-4 times per year …

Al Miller leaves behind a legacy of service

Our community recently lost another land information pioneer, Mr. Allen H. Miller.  Al passed away on November 11th at Agrace HospiceCare in the Madison area.