SCO Annual Report Published for 2022-23

Our 2022-2023 Annual Report has been published and is available on our publications page.

Research Team from Wisconsin and Minnesota to Create Habitat Map of St. Louis River Estuary

A team of researchers from Wisconsin and Minnesota has been awarded a NOAA grant to complete a habitat map of the St. Louis River estuary.

Identifying Wisconsin’s Cartographic Phantoms

Your input is needed on a proposal to reclassify 31 “cartographic phantoms” found on maps of Wisconsin.

State Cartographer’s Office Annual Report for 2021-22 Now Available

Find out what the SCO has been working on over the last year.

Ashland County Building Inventory Project

A recent study highlights some of the barriers to acquiring digital tax assessment data to create a detailed building database for flood modeling.

SCO Annual Report for 2020-21 Now Available

Our latest annual report covers SCO activities from July 2020 to June 2021.

SCO Annual Report for 2019-20 now available

We have published our 2019-20 Annual Report.

State Cartographer’s Office Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2020

Report of State Cartographer’s Office activities from July 2019 through June 2020.

Statewide Land Cover Mapping Project

The University of Wisconsin-Madison and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) partnered on a project to map the current vegetation, water, and urban patterns (“land cover”) of Wisconsin.

Statewide PLSS database to be developed

The V4 Parcel Project will include the collection and aggregation of local Public Land Survey System corner data, culminating in an initial statewide PLSS database.