Something You May Be Interested In – October 19, 2017

Editor’s Points: Ethics in Land Surveying H.R. 3019, Promoting Value Based Procurement Act of 2017 SOUTHWEST BORDER SECURITY: Actions Needed to Enhance CBP’s Maintenance of Roads Used for Its Operations

October Legislative Update

Governor Jim Justice issued a proclamation today calling for a special legislative session this coming Monday. The proclamation comes on the heels of Governor Justice’s most significant political achievement to date: passage of the statewide road bond referendum. Oddly enough, the Governor’s proclamation only includes two bills, neither relating toRead More

Something You May Be Interested In – October 12, 2017

The Business Side: Fuel for the Surveyor’s Marketing Engine The business of laser scanning: Surveyors and ‘wedding photographers’

Mason-Dixon 250 Celebration Reminder

This year marks the 250th anniversary of the Mason-Dixon Line survey, which was surveyed between 1763 and 1767. We hope you’ll consider joining us in Mason-Dixon Historical Park, October 13-15, for the Mason-Dixon 250 Celebration! The celebration of the 250th anniversary is a free event and includes historical re-enactments, anRead More

Something You May Be Interested In – October 5, 2017

Career Notes: A New Kind of Surveyor Replacing Continuously Operating Reference Stations in the Great Lakes Approaches for Increasing the Productivity of Federal Infrastructure Spending

Upcoming Events – November 2017 – January 2018

There are two events coming up in the next three months that surveyors might be interested in! Be sure to click the link for more information. Virginia 2018 VAS Annual Convention Save the Date! January 18-20, 2018 Pennsylvania 2018 PSLS Annual Conference Save the Date! January 21 – 24, 2018

Call for Newsletter Content

The next issue of The West Virginia Surveyor will be published in November. Please send your news, articles, and surveying-related photos via email directly to John Porter, Editor of the WVSPS Newsletter, at You can even receive PDHs for writing articles (1 PDH per hour spent writing, up to 10 per year)!Read More

Something You May Be Interested In – September 28, 2017

Guest Column: Time is Everything With GNSS NASA Flights Map Summer Melt of Greenland Ice GPS-lidar fusion with 3D city models Vantage Point: What’s in a Name? Surveyors Historical Society honors Thoreau with Final Point

Something You May Be Interested In – September 21, 2017

Guest Column: Define Your UAS Operations Reader Feedback: Drone-Based Photogrammetry LiDAR Key Tool for Preserving Cultural Heritage Quasi-Zenith Satellite System Development Leading Japan Toward Less Reliance on GPS OGC Rolls Out New 3D Geospatial Standard

Are You Involved In Any Youth Activities Within Your Community?

Are you involved in any activity related to youth development on any surveying-related topics? These topics may include boundary lines, GIS, geocaching, surveying merit badges, etc. If so, please let us know, especially if there’s any way we can help support you in this endeavor! We would like to beginRead More

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