Mark your calendar for our Fall 2014 WGL Golf Outing and Social

Mark your calendars for our annual golf outing on Friday September 5th at the Kilkarney Hills Golf Club in River Falls, WI!  Tee times begin at 12:00 noon, with the social hour, dinner and prizes to follow at 5:00 p.m. The details: Cost for the event is $65 per person, which includes green fees, cart, dinner basket, welcome bag, and prizes. The number of golf participants is unlimited at this time, but first come first served for pre‐paid golfers if the course limits us in any way. Sign up individually or with 1‐3 others. We will attempt to play rain […]

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Save the Date and Call for Presentations: Minnesota-Dakotas Interstate Meeting

Join us on Friday, September 19th in Redwood Falls, MN for “cross border” meeting of geospatial professionals in Western Minnesota and Eastern South Dakota.

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Register now for Imaging and Geospatial Information “Spotlight Event” at University of Minnesota

Join us on June 4th at the University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus for a day of presentations and networking with geospatial professionals!

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Save the date for “Spotlight Event” at the University of Minnesota on June 4th.

Mark your calendars!  Join us on Wednesday June 4th at the University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus for a day of presentations and networking with geospatial professionals.  Details of the event are still in the works, but you can plan on: Presentations By Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analysis Lab Polar Geospatial Center U Spatial Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and others Workshops On Remote sensing Geospatial information Data integration Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.  Check back later for registration and agenda details.   In the meantime, please contact Keith Pelletier for more information, or visit the University of Minnesota […]

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Geospatial curling event scheduled for March 14

Have you ever wanted to learn the sport of curling?  Join us on Friday March 14th at the Frogtown Curling Club in St. Paul for a geospatial curling showdown! If you’ve never curled before this is a great opportunity to give it a try. Just bring and a pair of athletic shoes and comfortable clothing. Curling is played on the ice so cool weather layering is a good idea- it’s fairly cool in the ice arena but you will get warm playing Check out the event flier for all the details. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Colin […]

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2014 Annual Meeting presentations now available for viewing online

We are happy to report 40 people braved the cold and joined us at the Machine Shed in Lake Elmo, MN for the 2014 ASPRS Western Great Lakes Annual Meeting. Many thanks go out to Erik Olson, Nate Rathbun, and Tom Mace for speaking at our event.   For anyone interested, we tried something new this year and recorded our featured speakers. Enjoy!

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EROS Data Center Tour ’14

Thanks to everyone who attended our EROS Data Center Tour on January 8th and 9th, 2014. We had eight students and four slightly more “senior” ASPRS members head West to tour EROS, and learn more about some of their outstanding remote sensing programs.  WGL Board Member Pete Jenkins submitted the following synopsis of the event: This trip opportunity was conceived at a chapter teleconference in November and WGL Chapter leaders were able to put together a successful and well received educational experience.  For those who may not be aware, the EROS (Earth Resource Observation and Science) Data Center is a […]

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Join us for a tour of the USGS EROS Data Center on January 8th and 9th, 2014

This tour is to provide an opportunity to see first-hand a very large remote sensing facility in our ‘backyard’ – the USGS EROS Data Center just northeast of Sioux Falls, SD.   This tour is being arranged by the ASPRS Western Great Lakes Region for geospatial professionals and college students.  The time selected is during the students winter break.  Travel, meals and overnight accommodations are up to the individuals participating in this tour. Who:  The MN & WI Geospatial Student and Professional Community – both ASPRS members and non-members are welcome. What: Tour of the 500+ person USGS Earth Resources […]

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