Welcome to the April 2005 Mapping Bulletin

Start here for an overview of this edition.

Nicaragua and Wisconsin share a common language: GIS

Chris Diller, GIS Manager for the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs, describes his experiences in a recent trip to learn about Nicaraguan GIS and emergency management. He found a surprising number of similarities to issues in Wisconsin.

A year of many challenges and opportunities

Alissa Bails talks about her experience as President of the Wisconsin Land Information Association.

Update on digital orthophoto QA/QC workshop

Digital orthophoto quality assessment workshop is tentatively scheduled for October in La Crosse.

Wisconsin state agency GIS to be examined at May 17 workshop

Madison workshop will address the need for better GIS coordination between Wisconsin state agencies.

WLIA regional meeting set for June 15-17

The next Wisconsin Land Information Association regional meeting will be held at the Hayward Inn and Suites in Hayward, WI on June 15-17, 2005. Orthophotos, addressing, and wireless 911 will be the major topics covered.

Help support the Wisconsin Land Information Program!

Continuation of land records fee is in the Governor’s proposed budget, but nothing is certain. How can you help?

WLIA Conference Making News

Start here for a brief summary of the 2005 WLIA annual conference, and a sampling of articles in this issue of the Mapping Bulletin.

2005 Board Members and Award Winners Announced at WLIA Conference

At the February 24 WLIA business meeting and awards luncheon, results of the recent Board election were announced. Members of the 2005 WLIA Board of Directors are: Continuing Members: Ken Pabich (President) – Calumet County …

Jim’s Summer Roadtrip!

I’m planning to get out of the office and do some traveling; I’d like to visit your organization and learn more about what you do.