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UAV Usage in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Public Radio had a recent story on UAVs in the state.  As in other places, operators are looking at the agriculture sector to gather imagery.  Law enforcement agencies have used UAVs for aerial pursuit of suspected criminals. Any operations … Continue reading

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Reducing Algae Blooms in the Great Lakes

Wisconsin Public Radio had two good pieces, one theirs, one NPR’s  to end the week on the Algae blooms in Lake Erie and how Lake Michigan is ripe for one of their own, around the Green Bay area and probably … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Legislature Considering Anti-UAV Bill

Wisconsin’s legislature today introduced a anti-UAV drone bill.  It is aimed at law enforcement but the last paragraph has a big loophole for future interpretation.  The actual bill is not up on Wisconsin’s legislative site yet (next day or two) … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s Tornado Alley

The Sheboygan Press (WI) has a good article on the geographic likelihood of tornadoes in Wisconsin.  Central Wisconsin is the focal point for tornadoes in Wisconsin as western Wisconsin elevation adds to the low level vorticity to get mesocyclones going … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Emergency Management Training

The state of Wisconsin offers Emergency Management Training courses throughout the year.   No tuition is charged though the courses are designed for officials who are directly involved in Emergency Management on the state and local levels.  You can review the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin LiDAR DEMs Available

The Wisconsin State Cartographer’s Office is making available LiDAR derived DEMs for the state of Wisconsin.  As of now 14 of 72 counties are available with 7 more coming in the next few months and other counties are planned after … Continue reading

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County Emergency Plans are Not always Available

The Sheboygan Press of Wisconsin has a good article on how difficult it is to obtain county emergency response plans for the public to review.  They went around to all 72 counties in Wisconsin and some had their plans easily … Continue reading

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