Enhancing Conservation Efforts in Wisconsin

GIS has helped many conservation organizations enhance their work. But GIS is now being applied productively by smaller conservation organizations who previously lacked the resources to do little more than create some occasional maps. In this presentation, by… Read More

GIS Pros save Tomorrow Today at School

Maps, Geography and GIS are in the news more all the time. Geographic literacy and geospatial awareness are important skills that allow people to make informed decisions. Learning and understanding our role in the world around us, how… Read More

2019 Annual Conference Keynote Speaker Announced

The Wisconsin Land Information Association would like to announce that Kenneth Field will deliver our keynote address, adding to the great lineup of speakers at the 2019 Annual Conference.  Kenneth’s presentation entitled, A Love Letter to Cartography, will espouse… Read More

2018 Spring Conference Highlight: Racine County 2017 Flood: Working with ESRI Disaster Response Program

Racine County 2017 Flood Spotlight

In July of 2017, southeastern Wisconsin experienced flooding that affected western Racine County. With the help of the ESRI Disaster Response Program (DRP), Racine County was able to help with the damage assessment and planning for recovery. Join… Read More

The Esri Hands-On Learning Lab Returns to WLIA

The Esri Hands-On Learning Lab will be available at the 2018 Annual Conference #WLIA2018  on Wednesday-Friday, March 7-9. View the Esri HOLL Fact Sheet to see what lessons are offered! What is the ESRI Hands-On Learning Lab (HOLL)?… Read More

“Where Literature Meets GIS”

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What do you do when two of your passions are GIS and writing? Long time WLIA member, Jim Landwehr recently helped answer that question. On January 23rd Jim’s second memoir titled, The Portland House, A 70’s memoir, was… Read More

Free ArcGIS User Seminar

Getting the Most Value from Your ArcGIS Join us for a free, live seminar in your area to learn new ways to be more effective with ArcGIS. Esri experts will share tips & tricks, demonstrate best practices for… Read More

UW-Madison LICGF GIS Classes

UW-Madison Land Information & Computer Graphics Facility (LICGF) has a new schedule of GIS classes on our new website for Feb – May 2017. We have a new 2 day class “Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro!” ArcGIS Pro… Read More

Esri Training Available at Illinois GIS Association Conference

WLIA would like to inform its members of an upcoming training opportunity in Illinois. The Illinois GIS Association Annual Conference on October 17-19 in Lisle, IL will offer ESRI training – Introduction to ArcGIS Pro for GIS Professionals. This is a… Read More

Wisconsin Received Esri SAG Awards in 2016

Wisconsin received two Esri Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) awards in 2016, one for the Statewide Parcel Map Initiative and one for Racine County’s new GIS system. The Statewide Parcel Map Project was a cooperative effort between the… Read More