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Something You May Be Interested In – April 27, 2017

Surveyor’s Footsteps: What’s Your Work Credit Score? Traversing the Law: We All Follow the Footsteps European Space Imaging starts commercial distribution of WorldView-4 satellite imagery in Europe Vertical Images: From Film Making to Inspection, and Why the Future of Drones Doesn’t Lie in Flying Three Trends at SPAR International 2017

WVSPS – DVDs and Books for Sale

As you may know, WVSPS maintains a bookstore on the WVSPS website. Currently, we have the following books listed for sale: Boundaries in West Virginia Roads and Streams – $20 Compass Land Surveying – $75 Exploring the Old Turnpikes of West Virginia – $25 Native Trees of West Virginia – $10 WVSPS Members can receive […]

WVSPS – Call for Newsletter Content

The next issue of The West Virginia Surveyor will be published in May. 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)! Submissions will be published […]

Legislative Update about Originating Joint Resolution 1

Thank you all. This is what happens when we work together. In response to an alert from our lobbyist, the West Virginia County Surveyors Association stepped up and mounted a vigorous campaign to stop Originating Joint Resolution 1 which would have started an effort to eliminate the office of County Surveyor. With the help of […]

Something You May Be Interested In – April 6, 2017

3D Helps Preserve Edwardian Architecture Editor’s Points: The Accidental Mentor Surveying Mentorships: From Prospects to Veterans How Do I Choose the Correct Image-Capture Settings for 3D Models? NGA looks to ‘reinvent security’ with fast-churn cloud architecture Is it time for backup?

Christopher Varner receives 2017 WVSPS Future Surveyor Award

Flatwoods, WV – Christopher Varner received the West Virginia Society of Professional Surveyors (WVSPS) 2017 Future Surveyor Award during the Society’s annual convention February 23-25 in Flatwoods, WV. In 2014, the Society established the Future Surveyor Award to help aspiring surveying students by providing them with equipment and supplies they will need in their career […]

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Legislative GIS Day, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, will be Legislative GIS Day at the Capital in Charleston, WV. WVSPS will be there to exhibit at booth 20 with our legislative representatives and the public. Exhibit booths will be in the Senate and House foyers from 8 AM to 4 PM. With issues like the County Surveyor resolution, Qualified Privilege, Tax […]

Registration Open! Min Standards & Ethics for Surveyors, Beckley WV

Registration is now open for the Southern Chapter seminars on Friday, May 19th, 2017 at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center in Beckley, WV. Don Teter will be presenting the following topics: WV Minimum Standards – 2 PDHs Ethics for Surveyors – 2 PDHs Precise Measurements – 4 PDHs For additional details please click here or contact […]

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