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March 1-3, 2018. PSSAC’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Field Tour will be held in Butte County, California. Topics will include geomorphic formations, geological framework, and wetland management.  It will include an invitation to the USDA NRCS Cooperator’s meeting and support the 2018 University Soil Judging Contest!

April 20-22, 2017. PSSAC’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Field Tour was based out of Lodi, California. Topics included geomorphic formations, geological framework, and soil and land use information for the Sacramento Delta Region. It was a most informative meeting!  

April 7-9, 2016.  PSSAC’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Field Tour. This meeting was held at the Harris Ranch, and topics included the hydrology, Geomorphology, Soils, Stratigraphy, and Archaeology in the Southern San Joaquin Valley. The field tour focused on the Buena Vista and Tulare Lake Basins.

March 11-13, 2015. SSSA Division S-12 Consulting Soil Scientists Soils Field Tour, Napa and Sonoma Valleys

2015. International Year of Soils


May 2014-March 2015. DIG IT! The Secrets of Soil exhibit from the Smithsonian was at The California Museum. This exhibit was co-sponsored by the Professional Soil Scientists Association of California and the California Forest Soils Council.