National Surveyors Week

Surveyors Mount RushmoreIn Norman, Okla. … the city named after surveyor Abner E. Norman … Mayor Cindy Rosenthal and councilors issued a proclamation. In Harrisburg, Pa., Gov. Tom Corbett did the same for his state. Other such official statements were made across the country.

This week is National Surveyors Week. What are you doing in recognition of this week?

Reaching out to students to talk about the profession of surveying, that includes more than 45,000 members nationally, according to NSPS. The NSPS and NCEES have combined to put together a kit for speakers explain the licensure process.

In addition, Saturday, March 22, is GPS Day, during which surveyors and geocachers will participate in a huge collection of GPS data throughout the country.

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