Minnesota Land Surveying

Serving Northeastern Minnesota for 20+ years.

Bear Island Surveying LLC., is located on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA) in northeastern Minnesota. We have been providing quality survey work to the people and businesses of Ely and surrounding areas for over 20 years. Our survey team is ready to assist you with all of your survey needs. We are available year-round and able to undertake projects of any size. With over 80 years of combined survey experience, and using the latest technology, you can be sure that your survey will be completed with the highest level of accuracy. A professional survey carried out by qualified specialists will benefit the landowner by adding value to the property and by providing the peace of mind of knowing your boundaries.

943 East Sheridan St.
Ely, MN 55731
1-218-365-6893

About us

A History within the area

Bear Island Surveying, LLC was established in November of 2019.  This company is the continuation of a land surveying company that has existed by various names for nearly 60 years. 

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We have worked with these highly respected entities.

The YMCA
St. Louis County in Minnesota
PotlatchDeltic
United States Forest Service
Minnesota Department of Transportation
Frandsen Bank & Trust
Work with the best

Our highly qualified and experienced staff.


Mark is an LSIT and oversees the day-to-day operations of the company, manages all projects, and performs the majority of the AutoCad drafting.
Vice President // Owner
Mark Crenshaw

Mark Crenshaw


Jen handles all contracting, invoicing, and accounting duties. She will also occasionally work on the field crew and assist with AutoCad drafting.
President // Owner
Jen Zgonc

Jen Zgonc


Ted is a Certified Wetland Delineator and CAD Operator.
Land Surveyor // Wetland Delineator
Ted Floyd

Ted Floyd


Don supervises a 2-3 person crew out in the field, carrying out the necessary computations and data analysis for an accurate and precise survey.
Crew Chief
Don Gosset

Don Gosset


James collaborates with the crew chief setting up, adjusting, and operating the survey equipment on site.
Field Technician
James Dewey

James Dewey

Contact us

Have a Survey question or would like to get started on a project? Send us a message!