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The 30th Annual NJDEP GIS Mapping Contest is Scheduled for Thursday, April 13, 2017


MAC-URISA Spring Meeting 2011 presents 2010 Census Data for Geospatial Professionals, May 18th at Rowan University


Spatial data outage on Sat., March 28, 2009




May 2017
Sign up to give a Lightning Talk at the next Geospatial Forum

March 2017
Graduate Certificate in Digital Mapping program at the University of Kentucky accepting applications for the next session - deadline April 2nd

February 2017
Call for Abstracts - Super Storm Sandy: Five Years Later Meadowlands Conference

January 2017
The NJ Geospatial Forum will meet Thursday, March 16th at OIT. All are welcome.

December 2016
University of Kentucky announces new, entirely online mapping education program New Maps Plus
Esri ArcGIS User Seminar Schedule
SurvCon 2017, the NJ Society of Professional Land Surveyors 38th Annual Conference and Exhibition, will be February 1 - 3, 2017
Esri Public Safety Symposium is December 9th, in Philadelphia, PA
The County Archives & Records Management Association of NJ Meeting is Thursday, December 8th, at 10 a.m.
Boundaries Task Force will meet Tuesday, December 13th, 2017

November 2016
The NJ Geospatial Forum will meet on Friday, December 2nd, 2016
The NJGF Trails Taskforce Kick-off Meeting will be Tuesday November 15, 2016

October 2016
GIS Day at Rowan College at Burlington County is Wednesday, November 2nd
Nominations for the NJGF Executive Committee are due this Friday, October 21st, 2016
Few seats remain in the free geospatial metadata training class to be held Friday, November 4th.

August 2016
Register now for the November session of Authoring Geospatial Metadata in ArcCatalog with Edith and Dan

June 2016
NJ Geospatial Forum meets this Thursday, June 9th for the Ninth Annual Showcase of Lightning Talks

May 2016
Working on the Delaware River Watershed Initiative (DRWI)? Click here for links to data

April 2016
NJ NENA -Street and Addressing Tools for NG911 - Don't Be Left Behind

March 2016
The 29th Annual NJDEP GIS Mapping Contest will be April 21st, 2016. Rules, categories and registration information available here.
2015 Orthos now available for download in the Information Warehouse
                  Additional Class Added!              Authoring Geospatial Metadata with ArcCatalog will be Thursday July 21st, 2016 Register now to attend this hands-on course led by Edith and Dan

February 2016
Save the Date - NJ Geospatial Forum Meets Thursday, March 10th
2015 NJ Orthoimagery now available through WMS

November 2015
NJ Geopatial Forum meets Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 in Trenton, NJ
NJ Geospatial Forum Zoning Task Force will meet on November 17th at the Bloustein School in New Brunswick, NJ

October 2015
GIS Day at Rowan College at Burlington County is Thursday, November 5, 2015
Burlington County Map Gallery and Contest Runs November 9 - 13th

August 2015
NJ Geospatial Forum will meet on Friday, September 18th at MERI

May 2015
The NJ Geospatial Forum will meet Thursday, June 4th, in Trenton
Attend 'Enterprise GIS 101: Challenges of Managing GIS Data within an Organization’s Enterprise' at MAC URISA 2015 Spring Meeting

April 2015
NENA 2015 Conference Presentation

March 2015
New Jersey Transit, PATH, PATCO Rail, Light Rail, and Subway Currently Operated Right-of-Way lines and Passenger Rail Station points were updated in March 2015
New Jersey Transit, PATH and PATCO Rail, Light Rail, and Subway Currently Operated Right-of-Way lines and Passenger Rail Stations updated March 2015
28th Annual NJDEP GIS Mapping Contest - April 16th, 2015
The NJ Geospatial Forum will meet Thursday, March 19th in Trenton
Road Centerlines Data have been updated as of March 9th, 2015

February 2015
Preliminary (draft) parcels data available for Essex County
Taking Care Of Business - Site Evaluator Application Update

November 2014
1-week professional training course on Open Source GIS at Hunter College, NYC
Somerset County celebrates GIS with events November 24th - December 5th
University of Connecticut now offering online graduate certificate in GIS
Check out the NJGIN job postings section

October 2014
Nomination period for seats on the NJGF Executive Committee ends Friday
Rutgers University GIS Awareness Day is Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
NJ Geospatial Forum will meet Friday, October 24th in Atlantic City, NJ

September 2014
MAC URISA 2014 Conference will be in Atlantic City, October 22-24.

July 2014
Free and Open Source GIS training course offered by Hunter College Continuing Education

June 2014
NJ Geospatial Forum Lightning Talk Presentations now available for download
New Jersey Broadband Service availability data representing the Spring 2014 NTIA submission from NJ providers have been published.

May 2014
The NJ Landscape Project Training and Information Webinar Session will take place on May 28, 2014, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The NJ Geospatial Forum's 7th Annual Lightning Talks - this Friday, June 6th, 2014

April 2014
ESRI releases patch ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop to stop ArcMap crashing when attempting to open certain shapefiles.
FEMA releases preliminary FIRMs for Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean Counties and NYC

March 2014
Instructions for accessing imagery through our WMS have changed.
Planned Outage For State's GIS Environment This Sunday, March 23rd.
NJ Society of Professional Land Surveyors Offering Two Seminars for CEU Credit.
NJ Municipal Boundaries Updated March 17th
Road Centerlines Update Posted March 17th

February 2014
'GIS - Keeping New Jersey Safe' is the theme of the 27th Annual NJDEP Mapping Contest, April 10th, 2014
Preliminary parcels data available for Essex County

January 2014
New Jersey Road Centerlines Data Updated January 31st, 2014
ArcGIS 10.2 WMS Service Layer Backward Compatibility Patch
NAIP 2013 added to statewide imagery layers available through our WMS

December 2013
NJ Geospatial Forum meets Friday, December 13th, in Trenton.

November 2013
The New Jersey Transit Rail, Light Rail and Subway Currently Operated Right-of- Way lines have been updated.
New Jersey Broadband Service availability data representing the Fall 2013 NTIA submission are available.
NJDEP Landscape Project Training and Information Session at Rutgers University, December 3rd.

October 2013
The 2013 Burlington County GIS Map Gallery and Contest runs from November 18th through the 22nd.
Celebrate GIS Day at Burlington County College on November 13th, 2013

September 2013
The NJ Geospatial Forum meets this Friday, September 13th, at 10 a.m.
Esri releases patch to fix compatibility issues with WMS and ArcGIS 10.2

August 2013
Register now for GIS courses at the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education

June 2013
DEP releases customized NJ database of the EPA Metadata Editor (EME)
The next meeting of the NJ Geospatial Forum is Friday, June 14th, at 10 a.m.

May 2013
NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife invites you to attend a webinar on the Landscape Project, June 18th, 2013 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Fairleigh Dickinson presents Superstorm Sandy Critical Incident Debriefing on Wednesday, June 12th, 2013
Using GIS in Next Generation Systems to be presented at MACURISA Spring Meeting, June 21st, 2013
Outage of the 2012 MG4 MrSIDs today, May 15th. We are reloading reprocessed images.
Outage of MG4 Orthoimagery today, May 14th.
The 6th Annual Showcase of Lightning Talks will be held at the New Jersey Geospatial Forum meeting, Friday, June 14th.
Register now for FGDC Online Metadata Ttraining
Temporary MG3 MrSIDs outage today, May 7th. Reprocessed images are being re-loaded.

April 2013
2012 NJ High Resolution Orthoimagery now available from the Information Warehouse in both MG3 and MG4 format.
Esri Term Contract Updated
The 26th Annual DEP GIS Mapping Contest is today, April 18th, 2013
Results of the NJ OGIS Map Service Survey can be found here.

March 2013
NJ municipal, county and state boundaries data updated March 18th, 2013
NJ Geospatial Forum Meets this Friday, March 15th

February 2013
U.S. Census Bureau offers free Boundary and Annexation Survey Workshops via webinar
NJDEP Set To Release NJ-GeoWeb 2.0 in Late Winter 2013
Change in Access for 2012 NOAA Hurricane Sandy Rapid Response Imagery

January 2013
The NJ Landscape Project Training and Information Webinar Session will take place on January 30, 2013, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

November 2012
Next NJ Geospatial Forum is December 14th
Storm Sandy information resources
NJGF Executive Committee Nomination Period Open Oct 24 - Nov 13, 2012

October 2012
The Geospatial Forum will meet in Atlantic City this Wednesday, October 24th during MAC URISA 2012
GIS Day at Burlington County College has been changed to December 5th
Deadline to enter the Burlington County College Map Contest is November 9th
Notes on ArcGIS Online from the October GIS State Users Meeting

September 2012
Landscape Project Training and Information Session at Burlington County College, Wednesday September 19th

August 2012
MAC URISA 2012 - Atlantic City, New Jersey - October 22-24. Registration is now open!

July 2012
All National Geodetic Survey servers will be out of service from 1 p.m. Friday, July 20th until 9 p.m. Saturday, July 21st.
Esri Mid-Atlantic User Conference will be held in Baltimore, December 11-12, 2012

June 2012
Your rights to use Tele Atlas data under the State's enterprise license have ended.
John Bocchino, GISP to present “NJDEP Using GIS to Improve Efficiency and Make Better Decisions” at the 2012 ESRI International User Conference

May 2012
NJ Geospatial Forum will meet this Friday, June 8th, 2012
MACURISA Spring Meeting June 12th, 2012 - Getting Under the Hood with Mobile GIS - Registration now open
Dr. Edith Konopka to present The Road to Public Domain Street Data for New Jersey at the 2012 Esri International User Conference

April 2012
DEP's Annual Mapping Contest is Wednesday, April 25th.
The next Mid-Atlantic Geospatial Transportation Users Group event will be Transportation Asset Management: Overview and State of the Practice in the Region, May 2nd in Philadelphia.

March 2012
Reminder - GIS Application and Services Outage - Sunday March 18th
Digital Tax Mapping Information Available

February 2012
The Next Geospatial Forum Meeting is Friday, March 9th

January 2012
Proposal submission deadline for GIS Services term contract extended to 2/7/12. Click here for details, including answers to bidder questions.

December 2011
New Jersey Geospatial Forum meets Friday, December 9th in Trenton

November 2011
ESRI to host ArcGIS for Land Records seminar on Friday, December 2nd, in Freehold, NJ
Monmouth University's GIS Day is November 16th - presentations include Popular Culture and GIS: Using Geospatial Technologies to Model and Prepare for the Zombie Apocalypse
Deadline to submit maps for Burlington County Map Gallery and Contest is November 7th, 2011
Burlington County GIS Map Gallery is open November 14th - 18th.
NYC GeoSymposium: 2001-2011-2021 is November 16th, 2011
Geographic Awareness Day is November 16th, 2011 at Rutgers Cook Campus Center
MAC URISA's Fall Meeting will be Dec. 6th -
Dr. Edith Konopka to present
Metadata in ArcGIS 10: Challenges & Solutions


September 2011
The next NJ Geospatial Forum meeting is Friday, Sept. 16th.
MOD-IV Tax List Search database tables updated September 6th, 2011

August 2011
MACURISA hosts Bringing Survey Accuracy to GIS Parcels presentation September 21st
Irene Info - Evacuation Routes, Storm Tracking, Shelters and More
Using ArcGIS for Land Records seminar is August 25th, at Burlington County College
Panchromatic Aerial Images for New Jersey from 1974 now available as a WMS

June 2011
NJ Geospatial Forum meets Friday, June 10th

April 2011
The NJDEP 24th Annual GIS Mapping Contest is today, April 21st, 2011

March 2011
2010 National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP) WMS is now available
The state contract for GIS services (T-1841) has been extended to August 18th, 2011
Access change for 2002/1930's Imagery via WMS as of Monday, February 28th

February 2011
NJ Broadband Mapping application shows availability and utilization of service statewide

December 2010
URISA Offering Introductory 2011 Membership to Local Chapter Members for $20
Jack Dangermond to attend NJ Geospatial Forum Meeting December 10th

November 2010
GIS Day Map Gallery and Contest in Burlington County November 15 - 19
Celebrate GIS Day at Burlington County College on November 10th

October 2010
MAC URISA Conference will be Oct 4-6

September 2010
NJ Geospatial Forum meets Sept 24th
Free, hands-on metadata training at OIT, Sept. 23 (class) and 24 (half-day workshop)

August 2010
NJ Geospatial Forum Meeting

July 2010
DEP releases 2007 Land Use/Land Cover Update in shapefile and geodatabase formats

June 2010
GITA NY/NJ Chapter Event – USGS Presentation on the National Hydrography Dataset – June 22nd, 2010
NJ Geospatial Forum Meeting
DEP releases 2007 Land Use/Land Cover Update in shapefile and geodatabase formats
NJ Geospatial Forum meeting is June 11th

May 2010
FDU and GITA to hold GIS for Educators seminar June 3rd

April 2010
December 3 NJ Geospatial Forum meeting moved to December 10
NJDEP Mapping Contest
OPRA Task Force Releases Final Report

March 2010
NJ Geospatial Forum Meeting
Instructions for Accessing 2007 Orthos WMS
State term contract for GIS Services extended to 8/18/2010.
Atlantic Cape Community College to offer a 300 hour Geospatial Certification, starting March 2010

February 2010
Hudson County CC to offer GIS certification program starting March 2010
NJDEP Mapping Contest to be held April 29th, 2010 - register by April 27th

December 2009
NJ Geospatial Forum Meeting Will Be Dec. 4th

November 2009
NJ Geospatial Forum Meeting Will Be Dec. 4th
Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) and Building Information Modeling (BIM) Presentation
Retirement of old NJ imagery services
Retirement of old NJ imagery services

October 2009
NY State GIS Conference October 25-27 2009

August 2009
RU’s Danielle Hartman Map Gallery Winner

June 2009
Congressional Research Service GIS Report
Look What I Did! - NJGF Meeting June 5, 2009

May 2009
MAC URISA Spring Meeting May 12, 2009

April 2009
NJDEP 22nd Mapping Contest April 30th
FREE Metadata Training April 23, 24, 2009
Atlantic Cape CC GIS Presentation April 23
Register NOW for NJDEP Mapping Contest
Visit Fairleigh Dickinson's New GIS Site
GIS User Course Offered at Atlantic Cape CC

March 2009
NJ Geospatial Forum Meeting March 27, 2009
TUgis 2009 - March 16 and 17, 2009

December 2008
Land Conservation GIS Meeting Dec. 11, 2008
NJ Geospatial Forum Meeting Dec. 5, 2008

November 2008
BCC GIS Day November 19, 2008

October 2008
NJAFM 2008 Conference October 21-22, 2008
MAC URISA Fall Meeting October 21, 2008

September 2008
Meadowlands District Orthophotography RFQ
NJGF 2008 Executive Committee Election
NJ Geospatial Forum Meeting Sept 19, 2008
Metadata Training September 18-19, 2008
Metadata Training September 18-19, 2008

August 2008
NSGIC Introduces GIS Conferences Calendar

June 2008
NJDEP Mapping Contest June 5

April 2008
Delaware GIS 2008 April 23, 2008
Look What I Did - NJGF Mtg June 5
MAC URISA Conference April 7-9 2008

March 2008
NJ Geospatial Forum Mtg March 28
TUgis 2008 - March 17 and 18, 2008

January 2008
Geospatial Metadata Training Jan 31

December 2007
NJ Geospatial Forum Meeting Dec 7

November 2007
GIS Day at Burlington County College
NEARC 2007 November 4-7

October 2007
Call for Abstracts - MAC URISA 2008
LiDAR Remote Sensing Wkshp Oct 17
MAC URISA Fall Mtg Workshop Oct 11
Michael Batty Talk at Bloustein Oct 3

September 2007
NJ Geospatial Forum Meeting Sept 21

August 2007
GIS Services Contract Awarded
Software Contract Waivers Available
URISA 2007 Conference Aug 20-23

July 2007
Current ESRI GIS Software Contracts

June 2007
2007 NJ High Resolution OrthoImagery
Decision in MAPPS v US Lawsuit
NY State Geospatial Summit June 8

May 2007
Metadata Training May 31, June 1
Delaware GIS 2007 Conference May 2

April 2007
Southern Reg. Users Group April 30
MAC URISA Spring Lunch Mtg Apr 25
Central Jersey Users Group April 3

March 2007
Get 2002 Land Use/Land Cover data
NJ Geospatial Forum Mtg. March 23
TUgis 2007 Conference March 19, 20

February 2007
Get 2002 Land Use/Land Cover Data
SurvCon 2007 February 7-9

January 2007
Geospatial Metadata Class Jan 25,26
Call for Abstracts Delaware GIS 2007

December 2006
Become a Rutgers Enviro. Steward
Southern NJ GIS Users Meeting Dec 8
Oracle Database Certification at FDU
Northern NJ GIS Users Meeting Dec 5

November 2006
ESRI MUG Conference Nov. 27-29
Burlington County GIS Day Nov. 20

October 2006
GIS Svcs RFP Proposals Due Dec. 6th
GIS for Professionals Fall Workshops
MAC URISA Fall Meeting - Oct 12
CareerTech 2006 GIS Wrkshp Oct 11
NJGF Nominations to Close Oct 13

September 2006
GIS for Professionals Fall Workshops
RFQ for GIS Software
Geospatial Metadata Class Sept. 21

August 2006
Rutgers GPS Mapping Course
Somerset GIS Receives ESRI Award

July 2006
ICAT Adds Historic Commissions
ECC Announces New GIS Certificate

June 2006
ESRI MUG Golf Tournament June 28
NY State GeoSpatial Summit June 9
ECC Announces New GIS Certificate
Delaware GIS 2006 June 1
Geospatial Metadata Class June 1,2

May 2006
Oracle Database Admin Series May 23
Hands-on GIS Training May 20
PA GIS Conference 2006 May 16-17
Situational Awareness Wkshp May 4
GIS General Intro Workshop May 4

April 2006
NJDEP Mapping Contest - April 27
Coastal Communities Grant Program
RFQ for ESRI Non-Exclusive Products
NJGF Executive Comm. Mtg. April 7

March 2006
NY Metro InfraGard GIS Wkshp Mar 29
Open Source Geo Foundation Created
TUGIS 2006 March 20-21
MAC URISA Conference March 15 - 16
Mapping NY Communities March 2,3
Atlantic Co. Site Investigator Launched

February 2006
BCC Adds Geospatial Tech Program
NJ Geospatial Forum Meeting Feb 10
NJGF Executive Comm. Mtg. Feb 10
Geospatial Metadata Class Feb 9, 10
SurvCon 2006 February 1-3

December 2005
NJ CORS Network Update
Geospatial Metadata Training Dec 15
NJGF Executive Committee Mtg. Dec 2
NJ Geospatial Forum Meeting Dec 2

September 2005
MAC URISA Fall Meeting Sept 29
NJ Geospatial Forum Meeting Sept 23
Geospatial Metadata Class Sept. 22
URISA Drafts Address Data Standard
Geospatial Forum Exec Comm Sept 9
GISCorps Helping Katrina Relief Effort

July 2005
State Employee Geomatics Course
Partnership Task Force to Meet July 14

June 2005
Beyond Boundaries - New NDSI Brochure
Check Out Beyond Boundaries
NJ Geospatial Forum Mtg. June 3
State/Local Metadata Class June 2-3

May 2005
PA GIS Conference May 17-18
TIGER 2000 now available in NJSP
MAC URISA Spring Meeting May 11

April 2005
CEHA - GIS Meeting April 28
MAC URISA 2006 GIS Conference Planning Meeting April 26
NJ Geospatial Forum Executive Committee Mtg. April 22
Delaware GIS Conference April 21
NJDEP Mapping Contest April 14

March 2005
NJ Geospatial Forum March 18
Metadata Class March 17-18
Central Jersey Users Group March 11

February 2005
Forum Executive Committee Feb 18
Internet Mapping Workshop Feb 16
Government Employee Metadata Class Feb 3-4
South Jersey Users Group Meet Feb 2
SurvCon 2005 Feb 2-4

January 2005
NJGIN offline for maintenace on Jan 16, 2005

December 2004
Northern NJ User Group Mtg Dec. 16
New Online Geographic Info Center
DVRPC Info Exchange Meeting Dec. 8
NJ Geospatial Forum Meeting Dec. 3
ICAT Program for Non-Gov Orgs
Geospatial Metadata Course Dec. 2-3
NJ Model State for GIT Coordination

November 2004
Forum Exec.Committee Mtg. Nov. 19
GIS Panel - NJLM Conference Nov. 17
Intro to ArcGIS/ArcView Nov. 9 and 16
Central Jersey Users Group Nov. 10
New Jersey Participates in NEAF '04
Intro to ArcGIS/ArcView Nov. 9 and 16
URISA Annual Conference Nov.7-10

October 2004
GIS for Local Government Oct.27-28
ASPRS Technical Meeting Oct. 26
GIScience 2004 Conference Oct.20-23
NY State GIS Conference Oct.18-19
NJ Geospatial Forum-Executive Committee Mtg. Oct. 7

September 2004
MAC URISA Fall 2004 Mtg. Sept.30
NJ Geospatial Forum Mtg. Sep 24
NEARC Conference Sept.19-22

July 2004
Central Jersey Users Group to Meet

February 2004
2002 ORTHOIMAGERY is here!

October 2003
Current GIS Job Openings
Geospatial Forum Revised Bylaws
NJGIN Maintenance Announcement
Locals Onboard with State Contracts