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 has developed in pursuit of our mission.


DNR Data Deli

Obtain GIS data and metadata free of charge

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

DNR GIS Technical Specifications

Technical documents that describe the GIS infrastructure at the DNR


Contact information