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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

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Watch Videos from the HGS Flood Conference!

August 4, 2018 - 6:30pm

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Guest Night at the Wiess Energy Hall

June 26, 2018 - 4:59pm

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Recent Blog Posts

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...

From the President- December 2018

December 3, 2018 - 11:03am

HGS Jammin’GeosIn general, Geoscientists are known to have a higher propensity to be creative than the general population. Clearly, it helps us in our jobs to be able to think three dimensionally and draw figures. But creativity comes in many forms. One is musical ability and creativity....

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...

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