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Surveying News
Tuesday, April 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Paycheck Protection Program »
This is a trying time for many small surveying businesses. If you are a small business owner and have been adversely affec...
Thursday, December 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Richard Widmar, PLS »
It is with much regret that we inform you of the passing of one of our members and longtime OSLS supporter, Richard Widmar...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NSPS Young Surveyor’s Network website »
The NSPS Young Surveyor’s Network is proud to present our new website,  www.youngsurveyors.org . We worked with myhea...
Monday, September 16, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Next 50 Years »
As you know, 2019 represents our 50th Anniversary. We celebrated big at our Annual Convention at the Skirvin and we now...
Thursday, June 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Land Surveying Trailblazer Dies »
The first woman land surveyor in Oklahoma died Monday, June 24, 2019. Marilyn Brooks worked in land development for C...

NSPS News & Views
Thursday, May 2, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Fate of the U.S. Survey Foot after 2022 »
Since 1959, the U.S. has used two types of feet, the “international foot” and the “U.S. survey foot.” They differ by only...
Thursday, June 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arkansas (HB1001) elicits concern from ASPS and NSPS »
On June 5, 2015, the Arkansas Society of Professional Surveyors Board of Directors met with Rett Hatcher, Executive Assist...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NSPS & HUD begin dialogue on multifamily housing policies »
NSPS has opened a dialogue with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on standards, certifications and bes...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
STEM Geography Education Studied »
Job growth is strongest in a handful of  advanced industries  and professions, including architecture-engineerin...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government report focuses on funding rural water infrastructure »
A Government Accountability Office (GAO)  report  has found that some rural communities had to hire consultants...

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