Land surveying bill introduced to Senate

The Land Surveying Modernization bill was officially introduced to the Wisconsin State Senate on February 8th as SB-444.

New land surveying modernization bill in the works

The Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors (WSLS) is working closely with Senator Dale Schultz (R, District 17) and Representative Roger Rivard (R, District 75) to introduce companion bills aimed at updating the statutes that govern the land surveying profession in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin County Surveyor’s Association: supporting Wisconsin’s county surveying community

The Wisconsin County Surveyor’s Association quarterly meetings provide a great way to network and share solutions for new and ongoing issues concerning the surveying community, especially those affecting County Surveyors.

Surveying Wisconsin in a day

The results are in from surveying Wisconsin in a day.

Wisconsin activities highlighted in national surveying publication

Point of Beginning magazine recently highlighted the efforts of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Geodetic Surveys Unit.

Book chronicles the adventures and challenges of the land surveying profession

“Lasting Impressions: A Glimpse into the Legacy of Surveying” is a compilation of stories and photos from surveyors, geocachers, history buffs and enthusiasts from across the country.

Looking for geodetic control? Check out ControlFinder

Several new features have been added to the SCO’s online web application for locating geodetic control.

Survey station RON RIPP dedicated

The National Spatial Reference System now has a permanent station named RON RIPP GPS. The station, set in a very attractively built and landscaped area in Indian Lake County Park near Madison, was officially dedicated on November 1, 2006.

Paul Wolf honored in Professional Surveyor Magazine

Professional Surveyor Magazine recently celebrated its silver anniversary by assembling a list of the top 25 most influential people in surveying over the last 25 years.

SCO investigates web services delivery of Wisconsin geodetic control

Web Feature Services provide a new way to distribute and access spatial data.