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2018 Western Regional Cooperative Soil Survey Workshop

May 20-25, 2018
Tucson, Arizona

“Soil Air, Water, and Conservation Innovations”

Hosted by Arizona Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Forest Service – Coronado National Forest, University of Arizona, and Arizona Partners in collaboration with Arizona Natural Resources Conservation Service.

The Western Regional Cooperative Soil Survey Workshop starts at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 21st and concludes at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 24th (with optional field trips on Sunday, May 20th and Wednesday, May 23rd).

A formal agenda and registration information to follow with specific information on field days, potential Graduate student presentations, socials, and Graduate student fun!
 

Map showing walking route from hotel to meeting location.LINKS

VENUE

  • Student Union, University of Arizona
    Directions below
     

LODGING

Hotel block of rooms:

Other potential lodging in the Tucson Area:

  • Sonesta ES Suites Tucson
  • Tucson University Park Hotel
  • Arizona Inn
  • AC Hotel Tucson Downtown
  • Historic Hotel Congress
     

TOPIC HIGHLIGHTS

  • Overviews of current soil and ecology work occurring in the West
  • Field trips viewing soils and landscapes of Southeastern Arizona
  • Interact with federal and academic partners that work with soil survey and ecological landscape scale inventories
  • The latest science in digital soil mapping and other soil mapping techniques
  • Career and resume building skills and USA Job Workshop
     

DIRECTIONS TO THE VENUE

Map showing directions to the University of Arizona.

From Phoenix/I-10 to main campus:
• From Phoenix, take I-10 south toward Tucson
• Take exit 257 toward Speedway Blvd.
• Turn left onto Mountain, heading south
• Turn left on 2nd Street
• The UA 2nd Street parking garage will be on the right

From New Mexico/I-10 to main campus:
• From New Mexico, take I-10 west towards Tucson
• Take exit 263 toward Ajo Way/Kino Pkwy
• Turn right onto S. Kino Pkwy, which becomes Campbell
   Ave.
• Turn left onto Mountain, heading south
• Turn left on 2nd Street
• The UA 2nd street parking garage will be on the right


CONTACT

D’andre L. Yancey
Arizona State Soil Scientist, USDA-NRCS
Phoenix, Arizona
Phone: 602-280-8817
Email: dandre.yancey@az.usda.gov