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Navigating New Ground: Knowing Rules of Commercial UAS Use is Crucial

An unmanned aircraft system (UAS) was used to inspect the lighting assembly at the top of a high mast light pole approximately 120 feet in the air. By David Crissey Examining and evaluating the structural integrity of the signs above you, the traffic and signal poles alongside you on the highway, and the bridges you… Read More »

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Splashpads Hose Down Cost of Fun in the Sun

By Blake Theisen, PLA The hottest trend in parks and recreation across the U.S. is ironically known for its cooling effects. It seems like every park or green space is spontaneously springing a leak. But these “leaks” are actually carefully designed and often whimsically outfitted splashpads with colorful features that purposefully hold children’s interest. And… Read More »

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WROC Maps Out Next Round of Wisconsin Data Collection

The Wisconsin Regional Orthoimagery Consortium (WROC) has been providing comprehensive geospatial data for local government and partner organizations for more than two decades – delivering critical, customized data with the greatest value for program participants. Operating in five-year cycles, this consortium program has grown exponentially. Ayres has led these grassroots collaborations for mapping consortiums in Wisconsin… Read More »

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