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HGS YouTube Channel has over 1000 subscribers

January 16, 2019 - 3:48pm

We recently found out that the HGS YouTube channel has 1000 subscribers,  crossing an important m...

New Committee Chairs Create a Buzz!

January 16, 2019 - 2:34pm

HGS leadership welcomes new committee chairs who stepped up in 2018 and continue through this com...

Join the Jammin Geos Music Group

January 16, 2019 - 11:56am

Be part of something fun...HGS President Cheryl Desforges has announced that she is looking for H...

Sunset Decision Hearing final recommendation to the Texas Legislature

November 26, 2018 - 2:05pm

Sunset Decision Hearing final recommendation to the Texas Legislatu...

Important Information Regarding the Sunset Advisory Commission

August 15, 2018 - 8:32am

Dear HGS Colleagues:

Recent Blog Posts

The Wise Report Has Legislation News

January 8, 2019 - 12:00am

Read the Wise Report to get updates on legislation that affects environmental geologists! ...By Henry M. Wise P.G---.December 2018 ----The Railroad Commission of Texas has released its 2018 Year in Review highlighting the regulatory agency's accomplishments during the past year. The Year...

From the Editor- January 2019

January 7, 2019 - 10:52am

The New Year.....The Houston Geological Society yearly cycle is half over, and it has been quite a whirl so far.  We have had a range of technical topics at our meetings, and the successful biennial Africa Symposium and social events.  More topical technical seminars are coming...

From the President- January 2019

January 3, 2019 - 7:49am

HGS Volunteer Days - Community Service Projects that Promote GeologyVolunteering is in the genetic makeup of HGS members. After all, HGS is a volunteer-driven organization that would not exist in its current form without volunteers. But volunteering for internal HGS functions is only one...

From the Editor- December 2018

December 6, 2018 - 1:24pm

Getting InvolvedWe have recently seen the benefits of getting involved in matters not generally in the range of our technical tasks . The excitement and potential trauma of the possible elimination of the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists (TBPG) by scheduled sunsetting caused...

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