The Pennsylvania Association of Professional Soil Scientists is planning a two day classroom and field seminar on Regional Supplement, Hydric Soil Indicators and Wetland Delineation Data Forms. Instruction will focus on the Eastern Mountains and Piedmont Region v2.0.

Attendees must make their own motel reservations.

A block of rooms has been reserved for August 6th and 7th at the Altoona Grand Hotel, 1 Sheraton Drive, Altoona, PA 16601 at the group rate of $85.00 (plus tax and fees). Please contact the Altoona Grand directly at 814-946-1631 to make your reservation. To get the group rate, you must make your reservation before July 6, 2017! You must also tell them the rooms are reserved under PAPSS!

Other hotels in the Hollidaysburg/Altoona area:

Motel 6

1500 Sterling Street

Altoona, PA  16602

(814) 946-7601


Days Inn & Suites Altoona

458 Sabbath Rest Road

Altoona, PA  16601

(814) 944-4499


Econo Lodge

2906 Pleasant Valley Boulevard

Altoona, PA  16602

(814) 944-3535


DATE:      Monday, August 7, 2017   AND   Tuesday, August 8, 2017



Monday – 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM – Registration, Seminar till 4:00 PM

Tuesday – 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM – Field (Directions will be given on Monday)


WHERE: U.S. Hotel and Tavern – Liberty Hall

                  401 South Juniata Street

                  Hollidaysburg, PA  16648

   (814) 695-2624





“Soil-Field Indicators of Hydric Soils in U.S.” Ver 8.0

Monday  –  Coffee and Danish, lunch

Tuesday  –  Box Lunch with Soft Drinks



Frank Plewa, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

USDA NRCS staff soil scientists, PAPSS soil scientists

You can register and pay online or download and mail the form and payment.