Below you'll find a number of different useful resources available to PLA students on campus and in the Madison community. The Department's Undergraduate and Graduate Coordinators are helpful connections for students, as well. Staff are dedicated to supporting PLA students from all backgrounds and are knowledgable advocates and helpful guides in navigating campus.
GIS Labs on campus – GIS not working in the Music Hall lab or in Ag Hall, or the labs are occupied? Try one of these.
GIS Resources – A guide for people new to GIS or looking to hone their skills.
University of Wisconsin Arboretum – The 1,200-acre arboretum provides opportunities for outdoor education and research. It provides examples of Wisconsin's native plant communities, including prairies, wetlands, conifer forests, and deciduous forests. These communities serve as laboratories to teach the identification of native plants, as well as to study models of planting design. The staff have worked with landscape architecture students in the design and management of several portions of the site.
Wisconsin Historical Society – The Wisconsin Historical Society has one of the premiere collections in the nation. It covers all topics in North American history, holds official publications of the U.S. and Canadian governments, and has America's second largest newspaper collection.