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    June Social Gathering

    Happy Summer to All!

    I cannot believe it is already June!! I hope that everyone has been taking advantage of this amazing weather and enjoying everything Alaska has to offer this time of year. I know we all have very busy schedules and try to do as much as possible during the short summer […]

    April Section Meeting

    Happy Spring, Alaska Section!!

    Don’t forget that we have our regularly scheduled section meeting next Tuesday, April 5 at DOWL in Anchorage. This will be a joint meeting with the Alaska Geological Society (AGS) and the Alaska Section of the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG).

    Dr. Chris Waythomas with the Alaska Volcano Observatory […]

    New Year, New Beginnings

    Happy New Year!!

    I hope that you have all had a wonderful and safe 2015 Holiday Season.

    You have likely received in the mail a postcard with some information regarding our kick start of the Alaska Section for 2016. If not,  please take a moment to update your contact information with AIPG Headquarters (


    A Wealth of Opportunities!

    We recently received a check from the AIPG Foundation for $4,000 to be used for appropriate geological education programs (K-12, etc.) as we see fit. When this amount is added to the approximately $10,000 we already had in our AIPG Alaska Section account (mostly from members’ dues) we now have about $14,000. How should we […]

    Should we require licensing?

    AIPG Members and fellow Alaskan Geologists,

    As many of you are aware, the State of Alaska’s Board of Architects, Engineers, and Land Surveyors (AELS) is investigating the possibility of incorporating the licensing of geologists into AELS statutes and regulations in response to concerns geologists are conducting the work of mining engineers. Furthermore, the State […]