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Eric Colburn, PLS Presents “Where Is It” Woodland Boundary Session at RIFCO Woodland Owner’s Workshop 2012 Series

Eric Colburn, PLS, Professional Land Surveyor and President of Foster Survey Company, Presents “Where Is It” Woodland Boundary Session at the RI Forest Conservator’s Organization (RIFCO) Woodland Owner’s Workshop 2012 Series

Foster Survey Company

Foster Survey Company

West Greenwich, RI – January 28, 2012 – Today, Eric Colburn, PLS, RI Professional Land Surveyor and President of Foster Survey Company, presented the Woodland Owner’s Workshop series “Where Is It” Woodland Boundary session to members of the RI Forest Conservator’s Organization (RIFCO).

Being asked to again speak at this workshop, having had the privilege of speaking at the RIFCO workshops many times since 1995, was an honor for Eric.

“It is always a rewarding experience for me to speak at these RIFCO Woodland Owner’s Workshops because of the great questions I get from the attendees about their woodland boundaries,” said Eric Colburn, PLS, “and it’s enriching to connect with like-minded land owners dedicated to the stewardship of their land and boundaries.”

The RI Forest Conservator’s Organization (RIFCO) popular workshops on woodland management topics are being held this winter at the West Greenwich  Community Center, located behind the Louttit Library at 274 Victory Highway, on Saturday mornings from January 28, 2012 to February 18, 2012.

In his “Where Is It” Woodland Boundary session, Eric D. Colburn, PLS, spoke and answered audience questions on the following topics:

  • Common Boundary Monuments
  • Deed Descriptions
  • The History Of Land Surveying And Land Surveying Equipment
  • Boundary Issues with Neighbors, Easements And Adverse possession
  • Boundary Trees
  • Surveys
  • Survey Maps And Survey Plans
  • Class I, Class II And Class IV Survey Standards

In addition to the “Where Is It” Woodland Boundary Session presented by Eric Colburn, PLS, other RIFCO Woodland Owner’s Workshop 2012 Series sessions include various land management topics, like:

  • Soils and Soils Mapping
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Invasive Plant and Insect Identification and Control Methods
  • Forest Ecology
  • A Panel of  Woodland Owners Speaking About Their Experiences With Alternative Forest Products, Such As  Mushrooms, Ginseng, Turning, And Other Small Business Opportunities Available To Woodlot Owners

About Eric D. Colburn, PLS

Eric D. Colburn PLS

Eric D. Colburn, PLS, president of Foster Survey Company, is a registered licensed Professional Land Surveyor,  licensed RIDEM Class II Septic System Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS) Designer, and Certified RIDEM Bottomless Sand Filter Designer, with nearly 30 years of experience in the land surveying and land development industries.  He is also the creator and publisher off the Professional Land Surveyor Source website EricColburn.com, where he publishes news, tutorials, virtual courses, training and coaching for professional land surveyors.

 About Foster Survey Company

Foster Survey Company

Foster Survey Company is a Rhode Island Professional Land Surveying Company established in March of 1993. We are Registered Licensed RI Professional Land Surveyors serving all Rhode Island. Our core beliefs are to give superior professional land surveying services that will benefit you with: Value, Experience, and Quality!



The RI Forest Conservator’s Organization (RIFCO)

RIFCO, the RI Forest Conservator’s Organization, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of Rhode Island’s  woodlands. RIFCO offers education on forestry topics, along with advocacy on forestry and land-ownership issues. RIFCO is a co-sponsor of the RI Tree Farm Program. You can visit RIFCO’s website for more information on the organization.

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