Our 2022-2023 Annual Report has been published and is available on our publications page.
Find out what the SCO has been working on over the last year.
Our latest annual report covers SCO activities from July 2020 to June 2021.
We have published our 2019-20 Annual Report.
Report of State Cartographer’s Office activities from July 2019 through June 2020.
Survey Control Finder is a mobile-friendly web app that provides a central point of access to over 28,000 control points and over 200,000 Public Land Survey System records in Wisconsin.
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.
This study, published in the Journal of Land Use Science, examines the social, economic, geographic/biophysical, and regulatory factors underlying parcelization — the subdivision of large landholdings — in rural Wiscosnin over a period of 35 years. Results paint a unique picture of the complex interplay of historic and contemporary parcelization drivers.