Forestry students, instructors learn benefits of drone capabilities
October 24, 2018
By LARRY HOLCOMBE
BESSEMER TOWNSHIP - A half dozen Gogebic Community College forestry students and a few full and part time instructors gathered Tuesday morning to see what they could get out of one of the newest and hottest technology gizmos - a drone.
In an outdoor lab setting, the plan was to use the drone's photographic capabilities to create an arial map of some property in southern Bessemer Township.
Todd Gibbon, a civil engineer from Ashland, Wis., and a drone technology facilitator for the college, said they hoped to use the morning to show the students...