Course in UAV thermal imagery happening June 28th in Washburn

The Bayfield County Land Records Department is organizing an Introduction to Thermography course using UAV thermal imaging.  The $150 training course is planned for 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Thursday June 28th at the Bayfield County Courthouse in Washburn, WI.

Next steps for Unmanned Aerial Systems advocacy

How do we ensure that the Unmanned Aerial Systems industry evolves in a way that makes use of our special knowledge in mapping, remote sensing, and GIS?

Wisconsin Unmanned Aerial Systems Advisory Board holds second meeting

The Unmanned Aerial Systems (“drone”) Advisory Board held its second meeting on Sept 30, 2016.

Wisconsin Unmanned Aerial Systems Advisory Board formed

The WUAB is a new advisory board focusing on unmanned aerial systems (UAS, or “drones”) in Wisconsin.

FAA unveils new commercial drone regulations

A summary of the Federal Aviation Administration’s new regulations for small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS, or “drones”).

New drone regulations introduced

The use of drones (Unmanned Aerial Systems) is becoming regulated across all levels of government.

Federal Aviation Administration planning to require registration of recreational drones

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is planning to require registration of recreational drones (also known as UAS or Unmanned Aerial Systems) to mitigate safety concerns.

UAVs, LiDAR and ash tree detection on tap for meeting in Madison

The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Western Great Lakes Region is sponsoring a gathering of geospatial professionals on the afternoon of September 22nd.

UW-Madison implements drone policy

Details of UW-Madison’s new policy on aerial drone (unmanned aircraft) use on UW-Madison property or where university-affiliated activities occur.

Wisconsin lawmakers consider UAV technology

Committee on Jobs and the Economy hears testimony on how unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology could affect Wisconsin’s economy.