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Our Mission is To operate as a charitable and educational association, to foster the wise use of soils and the understanding of the importance of soils to the environment and humankind.


News


2017 Meeting is in Islamorada, FL in November. See you there!


The SJRWMD has several job openings, one of which is an ES IV in the MFLs group. This position involves detailed evaluation of hydric soils that occur around lakes, rivers, and springs. Click here to see a list of SJRWMD openings.


The 2017 Hydric Soil Workshop will be held near Howie-in-the-Hills, FL.


The 2016 FAESS Annual Business Meeting was held Nov 3-4 in Titusville.


We are sad to announce the passing of Chris Noble. Chris was a soil scientist in Florida in the 1980s and 90s and a valued member of the National Technical Committee for Hydric Soils. Please read this obituary for memorial service and other information.


The 2016 Hydric Soil Workshop was held near Okeechobee, FL.


The 2015 Hydric Soil Workshop was held near Jacksonville, FL. We are also working on an upland soils workshop targeted at OSTDS. Stay tuned for that announcement at the end of February.


The 2015 Hydric Soil Workshop was held near Jacksonville, FL. We are also working on an upland soils workshop targeted at OSTDS. Stay tuned for that announcement at the end of February.

The 2014 Annual Business Meeting was held in Ocala, FL. We are excited to have our new President Chad Rischar and we welcome our President-Elect, Tom Weber.


John Galbraith took two USA Soil Judging teams to the international soil judging contest at the IUSS meeting in South Korea. The teams took first and second place! Congrats to them and thanks for representing the US in such an honorable way. John posted lots of pics on his twitter account.