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MAPSS was established in 1973, the Minnesota Association of Professional Soil Scientists (MAPSS) is the only organization representing the professional interests of soil scientists in Minnesota. MAPSS promotes the understanding and wise use of Minnesota's soil resources. Our members consist of professional soil scientists, consultants, researchers, teachers and students, as well as those who just have an interest in soils.
Become a member for 2020 or renew your membership for 2020
CFANS 2020 Borealis Awards - Tuesday, June 23 at 7pm
Register to watch the online Borealis Night of Excellence and awards.
Renew Your PSS License TODAY!
PSS licenses expire on June 30, 2020. Renew today! https://mn.gov/aelslagid/renewals.html
The Annual MAPSS Summer Tour - Update
We regret to inform you that, due to the corona virus pandemic, the annual MAPSS Summer Tour has been canceled. Online classes can be found at https://www.soils.org/education/classroom/classes.
2020 Cooperative Soil Survey Virtual Conferences (Sign up for E-mail updates on NCSS Conferences)
- North Central: Columbia, Missouri – August 11-13, 2020
- Northeast: Blacksburg, Virginia (virtual) – June 22-24, 2020
- South: Fayetteville, Arkansas (virtual) – May 18-21, 2020
- West: Las Cruces, New Mexico (virtual) – July 20-22, 2020
Board of AELSLAGID - Spring 2020 FSS & PSS Exams canceled
Spring FSS and PSS exams scheduled for April have been canceled. Stay tuned for future developments with the Board of AELSLAGID at https://mn.gov/aelslagid/index.html.
Larson-Allmaras Emerging Issues in Soil and Water Lectures 2020 canceled
To see lecture information for previous years click here.
Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College - 2018 - "Living Soil: A Universe Underfoot"
Gustavus Adolphus College hosts the Nobel Conference every year. In 2018 the conference was focused on soil.
2019 MAPSS Winter Technical Event
Thank you to all that made the 2019 MAPSS Winter Technical Event a success! For a summary of the meeting and photos visit our Facebook page. Below is a photo slideshow of the meeting courtesy of Bob Anderson, PSS. Thank you to WSB Engineering for the beautiful event space.