Tag Archives: Ecology and Environment

Walla Walla County debuts mapping drone

Walla Walla County now has an air force, albeit an unmanned one. A drone aircraft, or unmanned aerial vehicle, is now in the Public Works Department inventory. The black UAV was in the skies Friday morning performing an aerial survey … Continue reading

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Microdrones Rolls out Integrated Solution for Drone-Based Methane Detection

Microdrones has released a drone-based methane-detection solution, the mdTector1000 CH4, which comes with a Pergam gas sensor mounted on the Microdrones md4-1000 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). According to the company, the mdTector1000 CH4 can be used for applications such as … Continue reading

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New York Agency Touts Progress Using Drones For Conservation, Emergency Response Work

Officials with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation are touting their efforts to use drones as a part of their environmental management and emergency response efforts. The department’s 22-drone fleet is used for a variety of purposes across the … Continue reading

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NY Deploys Drones In Woods, Beaches To Protect Environment

Unmanned drones are helping New York state environmental workers respond to oil spills and discover remote bat hibernation sites. The Department of Environmental Conservation said Monday they have 22 unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, deployed around the state. Officials say … Continue reading

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