Field collection underway for Wiscland 2 project

July 3, 2015

The fieldwork season has begun to complete the samples database for the Wiscland-2 land cover mapping project!  To round out the training/validation dataset of over 500,000 samples, ten Field Technicians have been brought on for the summer and are traveling the state to identify and collect GPS locations and ecological information with the aid of a DNR field mentor stationed in their collection region.

Version 1 statewide parcel database completed

July 2, 2015

The Version 1 statewide parcel database — containing over 3 million parcels with their attributes — has been completed. The database is accompanied by an interim report that summarizes the “V1” project and makes recommendations for strategic funding of improvements to the parcel layer.