Port Clinton News Herald: ODNR artifacts showcased in new online museum

Port Clinton News Herald: ODNR artifacts showcased in new online museum. “For many, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources brings thoughts of rippling streams, thick forests, and quiet deer. But the mission of the ODNR also steps out of the woods and into a museum as it focuses on preserving history as passionately as it preserves land. Inspired by that focus, ODNR Director Mary Mertz has unveiled the Cardinal Collection, an online museum highlighting ODNR artifacts.”

China Daily: China builds national database for water networks

China Daily: China builds national database for water networks. “Having an ID number is not the exclusive domain of human beings — now it’s also a ‘right’ owned by the waters in China. A national database for water networks containing the physical data of over 3.33 million natural and artificial rivers, lakes, reservoirs and canals has been formally completed.”

Wyoming Launches New Mapping Application to Show State’s Infrastructure

Wyoming has become the latest state to launch a mapping application showing its infrastructure. “The mapping application allows government officials, energy firms, researchers and the public to use and analyze a variety of data that is maintained by state and federal agencies. This includes the ability to map out pipelines, oil and gas wells, and protected wildlife habit sites and migration areas.”