Geographic Information Systems (GIS), GPS, and Remote Sensing are integral to work in the DNR.

The links below lead to applications and information the GIS Section and the State of Minnesota have developed in pursuit of our mission.


Minnesota Geospatial Commons

A collaborative place for users and publishers of geospatial resources in Minnesota

DNR Data Deli

The DNR Data Deli will be migrating to the Minnesota Geospatial Commons (link above) by Spring, 2015. 

DNRGPS Application 

Open Source rewrite of the popular DNRGarmin program (works with more GPS makes and models, is compatible with ArcGIS10)

DNRGarmin Application (old)

Application used to transfer and convert data between Garmin GPS handheld receivers and various GIS software packages

ArcGIS Resources

Free ArcGIS tools and training developed by MNDNR


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