It’s Cold this Weekend? – Stay in and Make a Map!

“Oh the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we’ve no place to go, Make a map, make a map, submit your map!“ Map Contest Entries are due MONDAY, February 8th at 11:59… Read More

Not Map Cookies, but Prizes! – 2021 Map Gallery Opens!

Quick Link: 2021 WLIA Map Gallery! In preparation for the 2021 WLIA Annual Conference and to encourage you to submit your maps, the WLIA Map Gallery launches today! Check out the maps over the next couple weeks as… Read More

Hand-Drawn Map Contest to Provide Fun During the WLIA Annual Conference!

Quick Link: MAP CONTEST REGISTRATION Enter a map in this year’s new Map Contest category: Hand-Drawn Maps! Share your geographic knowledge, creative ideas, and artistic abilities without powering-up your mapping software! Follow the guidelines below and submit your… Read More

SURPRISE! – Hand-Drawn Map Contest Opens to All!

Quick Link: MAP CONTEST REGISTRATION The WLIA Map Contest Committee is pleased to announce the opening of a new Hand-Drawn Map Category in this year’s Map Contest! This new category allows you to share your geographic knowledge, creative… Read More

Virtually the Same…The WLIA Map Contest is Open!

This year is strange, but some things can stay the same…sort of! The Map Contest is open for submissions beginning today, and there will be a Map Gallery at the 2021 Annual Conference! Like every other year, we’ll… Read More

PSC and DPI Release Emergency Internet Map and Survey

Wisconsin Public WiFi Locations Map The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) are partnering to find and map WiFi locations across the state. They have released a map sharing nearly… Read More

PSC Releases Webpage Sharing Free & Low-Cost Internet Access Options in Response to COVID-19 Emergency

Internet Resources for Wisconsin Residents during Public Health Emergency The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) encourages sharing the webpage linked above to ensure citizens, businesses, and government units are aware of internet resources in this time of… Read More

WLIA Map Contest: A Place to share great Posters and Processes!

The WLIA’s Map Contest is famous among Wisconsin mappers as a place to display and admire visually stunning maps. However, what hasn’t been seen as frequently in recent years are maps and posters that explain the GIS-based processes… Read More

The Map-mappiest Season of All! The WLIA Map Contest is Open!

It’s that most wonderful time of the year again! Registration for your favorite map contest is now open! The WLIA Map Contest brings the coolest maps, GIS projects, and apps in front of hundreds of your mapping colleagues. Along… Read More

Proposed UWSP Reorganization Would Eliminate Geoscience and Geography Majors

In a document known as Point Forward and dated November 12, 2018, UWSP Chancellor Bernie Patterson outlined his proposal to reorganize the university. Of interest to many in our association is the proposed elimination of the Geography and… Read More