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NDSPLS CFedS Workshops on February 6, 2020

For those CFedS who attended the NDSPLS CFedS Workshops on February 6, 2020 you can download the workshop handouts by selecting the links below.

Please note that the files are large.

You will receive a total of 2 CFedS Continuing Education Credits upon successfully passing the quiz.

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Jacobsen-Downer (The Rest of the Story) Fresno, CA, Jan 24, 2020

For those CFedS who attended the Jacobsen-Downer (The Rest of the Story) – 59th Annual Fresno State Geo-Eng Conference, Fresno, CA, Jan 24, 2020, you can download the workshop handout by selecting the link below.

Please note that the file is large.

You will receive a total of 1 CFedS Continuing Education Credits upon successfully passing the quiz.

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Congratulations to the October 2019 CFedS

Congratulations!

  • Thomas Hannah
  • Joseph Kraft
  • Michael Riley
  • Aaron Skattum
  • Keith Whisenhunt
  • Adam Weirich

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Certified Federal Surveyor (CFedS) Program Recognized in the Department of the Interior (DOI) Enviro

The CFedS Program's partnership with the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) to offer scholarships for enrolled members of federally recognized Native American tribes will be highlighted in the DOI's EJ 2015 progress report. The scholarships support training and certification in Federal cadastral survey processes. The CFedS Program is co-administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS). Tribes, BIA, individuals, and other Federal agencies are encouraged to select a CFedS when land surveys or other cadastral services are needed.

The CFedS Program is a voluntary program designed to increase the pool of qualified surveyors to perform work on or near Federal interest lands, including Indian lands, and provide opportunities to increase self-determination for Indian tribes. To learn more visit AISES at: http://www.aises.org

Environmental Justice involves the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. Fair treatment means that no group of people, including racial, ethnic, or socio-economic group should bear a disproportionate share of the negative environmental consequences resulting from industrial, municipal, and commercial operations or the execution of Federal, state, local, and Tribal programs and policies. Executive Order 12898, issued in 1994, requires that “. . . each Federal agency shall make achieving Environmental Justice part of its mission by identifying and addressing, as appropriate, disproportionately high and adverse human health or environmental effects of its programs, policies, and activities on minority populations and low-income populations.”

Contact: Bob Dahl, BLM Acting Program Manager, Certified Federal Surveyor Program, Washington Office, (202) 912-7344, dahl@blm.gov.

Contact: Rob Winthrop, BLM Environmental Justice Coordinator, Washington Office, (202)912-7287, rwinthro@blm.gov.

Added: Thursday, December 17, 2015

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