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2010 Northeast Regional Cooperative Soil Survey Conference

June 6-10, 2010

Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is proud to host the 2010 Northeast Cooperative Soil Survey Conference. The cost of the conference will be kept as low as possible by hosting it at Elizabethtown College. Low cost dorm rooms or higher cost lodging in nearby hotels or B&B’s will be available. A technical tour will explore various watershed, environmental, social and pedological issues within Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, which is one of the most intensively farmed regions in the country. Technical sessions and committees will feature timely soil, watershed, and land use topics.

Landcape photo from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.


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Standing Committees include: Bylaws, Research Needs, Hydric Soils, Subaqueous Soils, New Technology, and Soil Taxonomy (includes standards and procedures).


Elizabethtown College
One Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022

Single and double dorm rooms will be available.  Please see the Registration Form.

Additional lodging is available at:

Holiday Inn Express
(717) 367-4000

Red Rose Motel
(717) 367-7518


Ed White
State Soil Scientist
(717) 237-2207

Patrick Drohan
Assistant Professor of Pedology
Penn State University
(814) 863-4246