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Congratulations to the June 2019 CFedS

Congratulations!

  • Eric Ansart
  • William Bradley
  • Paul Fridley
  • Julia Keilman
  • Richard Mulliken
  • James Nordlund
  • Peter Paulus
  • Quentin Schukar
  • Robin Suber
  • David Ulrey

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2019 APLS Conference - Private-Federal Boundary Determination

For those CFedS who attended the Arizona (APLS) 2019 Convention CFedS Workshop: Private-Federal Boundary Determination – Scottsdale, Arizona May 9, 2019, you can download the workshop handout by selecting the link below.

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

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Washington DC Chief Cadastral Surveyor Announced

The BLM is happy to announce that Dominica Van Koten has been selected as the new permanent Washington DC Chief Cadastral Surveyor. Dominica has spent the last 11 years as the BLM Eastern States Office, Chief Cadastral Surveyor.

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New Guidelines for Survey Monuments

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released a new policy to reduce a common hazard to migratory birds and other wildlife that can become trapped and die in uncapped pipes on public lands. When fully implemented the new guidance could save more than 100,000 birds a year. Certified Federal Surveyors (CFedS) can help reduce this common hazard to migratory birds and other wildlife during their conduct of cadastral services on Federal interest lands. The replacement of open-pipe survey markers with wildlife-safe survey markers or remediation of open-pipe survey markers will reduce the chances of wildlife deaths. Noting open-pipe survey markers on Standards for Boundary Evidence (SBE) Certificates is another way CFedS can help implement this new policy.

Click here for a link to the Instruction Memorandum.

Added: Friday, February 26, 2016

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