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GIS technology helps tribes tackle planning and projects

Posted By Mike Dolbow, Minnesota Geospatial Information Office, Thursday, December 18, 2014
Updated: Thursday, December 18, 2014

Excerpted from the full article by Jacob Wascalus:

The dozens of lakes and streams on the Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation in northern Wisconsin form a complex network of aquatic assets that members of the tribe’s natural resources department work diligently to protect. One way of safeguarding the tribe’s water resources is to identify catchment basins that feed rainwater into the system. By ensuring that identified basins are adequately covered in vegetation, which filters pollutants found in runoff, the tribe can help protect the overall health of its watersheds.


The task is made easier through the use of geographic information system (GIS) technology...

Tags:  GIS  Tribal 

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