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
Check out the MAPSS Calendar for updated information.
MAPSS Winter Technical Event will be a hybrid event (in person or via Zoom) on Friday, December 3, 2021 8am-5pm at WSB Engineering in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. The event is still under construction, but you may register today at https://www.mnsoilscientist.org/2021-winter-tech-event.
FSS & PSS Exam dates set for 2021
Apply to take either the FSS or the PSS exam by September 20, 2021. The exam is set for November 19, 2021. Click here for additional information.
Larson-Allmaras Emerging Issues in Soil and Water Lecture
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.
2021 MAPSS Summer Tour
Thank you for attending the 2021 MAPSS Summer Tour on Friday, August 6th at the Mississippi Watershed Management Offices. Photos will be posted soon.
2020 MAPSS Winter Technical Event
This event was held virtually.
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.