Statewide Land Cover Mapping Project

April 16, 2018

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

February 7, 2018

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.

Project maps Wisconsin’s economic history

October 25, 2017

A grant from the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program has facilitated access to a GIS database of 1930s-era economic inventory maps for coastal areas of Wisconsin.

Mapping Wisconsin’s Economic History

October 10, 2017

This publication describes a project that created a digital GIS database and portal of historic “Bordner” maps for the coastal areas of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Historic Landscape Project 2015 Community Forum Report

August 1, 2017

Report on a series of public forums held in 2015 to gather information on user needs for the Wisconsin Historic Landscape Database. This database was derived from the 1832-1866 General Land Office survey of Wisconsin documenting information about soils, vegetation, cultural features, and wetlands.

Statewide Parcel Project

Announcement of a new collaborative project with the Wisconsin Department of Administration to create Wisconsin’s first statewide digital parcel map to be made publicly available.

V2 Statewide Parcel Data Now Available

August 31, 2016

Wisconsin Department of Administration and State Cartographer’s Office release Version 2 Statewide Parcel Map Database for public distribution