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Important Information Regarding the Sunset Advisory Commission

August 15, 2018 - 8:32am

Dear HGS Colleagues:

Watch Videos from the HGS Flood Conference!

August 4, 2018 - 6:30pm

HGS hosted a...

Guest Night at the Wiess Energy Hall

June 26, 2018 - 4:59pm


HGS Teacher of Year Jody Gibson

April 23, 2018 - 11:07am

HGS Teacher of Year Jody Gibson

Recent Blog Posts

Sunset Decision Hearing Final Recommendation to the Texas Legislature

November 16, 2018 - 8:43am

Sunset Decision Hearing final recommendation to the Texas LegislatureToday I am contacting you as I promised during August to inform you at key times about the progress of the effort to reverse of all the Sunset Advisory Commission’s (SAC) initial recommendation on August 2 to abolish the...

From the President- October 2018

October 2, 2018 - 8:54am

HGS – the Elephant in the RoomHopefully, you all know HGS is the largest local Geological Society in the world, even with our currently diminished 3200 members. We are the “elephant in the room” when it comes to local societies!But we can only estimate by inference the percentage of all...

From the Editor- October 2018

October 2, 2018 - 8:49am

Getting your Points AcrossI recently took the opportunity to view and score posters at the AAPG Student Expo in Houston, and the AAPG Student Chapter Rice Industry Geoscience Series (RIGS) annual presentations.Poster sessions have evolved during my career as an alternative way to present...

From the Editor- September 2018

September 6, 2018 - 11:18am

The Year AheadGreetings from this year’s Houston Geological Society Bulletin.  This will be our second year as primarily an electronic publication.  The first year was focused on keeping all the familiar features of the past hardcopies, in a form accessible from your computer....

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