© 2019 SC Recon




  • GIS, CAD, and BIM services

  • Geospatial solution development

  • UAS data acquisition/mapping/analysis

  • UAS program provisioning

  • Environmental services

  • Emergency response


Phone: 1-877-727-3266

Email: info@sc-recon.com

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19494 580th Ave #853

Park Rapids, MN 56470


SC Recon is a team of natural resource and geomatics 

professionals with 100 collective years of service

to government agencies and businesses. 

We are a nationally recognized leader in Unmanned Systems (drones) for environmental projects. 

SC Recon is a woman-owned small business with an Agile approach to service:

  • Close collaboration

  • Responsive to changing conditions

  • Quality products delivered early and often

Recent clients include:

  • Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)

  • National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NOAA)

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)

  • U.S. Forest Service (USFS)

  • U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

  • State of Minnesota (Admin, EQB, DOT, DNR, PCA)

  • State of North Dakota

  • State of South Dakota

  • Pickett Equipment International 

  • VEIT Construction

Our mission: Improve decisions through

timely, tailored geospatial intelligence.


Certifications: DBE, TG/ED, WOSB 

DUNS: 080952694  CAGE: 7ZRC0 ​

SC Recon holds master contracts with both state and federal agencies. Local government units and partner agencies enjoy easy access to our services through these agreements:

  • Minnesota Environmental Review 

  • Minnesota IT Expertise (MNSITE)

  • U.S. Forest Service Aerial Mapping and Infrared Interpretation

  • U.S. Forest Service Virtual Incident Procurement (VIPR)

NAICS industry codes provide quick reference to SC Recon capabilities:

  • 115310     Forestry Support Activities

  • 333316     Photographic Equipment

  • ​518210     Data Processing

  • 541350     Thermal Inspection 

  • 541360     Geophysical Survey/Mapping 

  • 541370     Surveying/Mapping

  • 541512     Computer Systems Design 

  • ​​​​541620     Environmental Consulting 

  • 541922     Commercial Photography​

  • 624230     Emergency and Relief Services



  • Survey-grade data acquisition

  • UAS (drone) program development and provisioning 

  • GIS, CAD, and BIM services

  • Software, integrations, and systems development

  • 3D data development (LiDAR, sonar, laser scanning)

  • Thermography (heat mapping)


  • Environmental assessment and review 

  • Energy asset and facilities siting, authorizations, construction, and inspections

  • Permit  management

  • Environment monitoring and reporting

  • Natural resource inventories, planning and management


  • Public outreach and stakeholder engagement

  • Maps, graphs, presentations, imagery, interactive displays 

  • Impactful communications and content creation

  • Public input synthesis, analysis and summarization

  • Engagement process metrics and process improvement


  • Nationally certified all-hazard response (FEMA and NWCG)

  • UAS, GIS, IT, and Public Information

  • Coordination of field data collection, interpretation,  dissemination, management

  • Onsite and remote support of geospatial personnel






Survae is a Common Operating Picture for data from any location-based device (PLB, drone, aircraft, phone/tablet, weather station).


View videos, photos, and other data within the context of Google Earth and ESRI background maps and layers.


Find data by zooming in on the map, moving the time slider, or searching keywords. New uploads and markups are shared real-time with approved users.

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