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.
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Visit to the Soil Testing Laboratory at the Department of Soil, Water, and Climate on the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus
On Friday, February 22, the Minnesota Association of Professional Soil Scientists will have an opportunity to visit the Soil Testing Laboratory at the Department of Soil, Water, and Climate on the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus from 4:00 to 5:00. We will learn about soil lab procedures and equipment and this will count toward 1 Continuing Education Credit. After the tour, at approximately 5:00, there will be a social hour gathering at the Insight Brewery at 2821 E Hennepin Ave, from Larpenteur Avenue, just west of Highway 280 about 2 blocks.
Gustavus Adolphus College hosts the Nobel Conference every year. These conferences are based on a specific topic, this year's being "Living Soil: A Universe Underfoot".