Being a part of a professional society can broaden your network and expand the resources available to you.
The Groundwater Resources Association of California is dedicated to resource management that protects and improves groundwater supply and quality through education and technical leadership.
The Los Angeles Basin Geological Society (LABGS) is made up of individuals who share an interest in the geology of the Los Angeles Basin. Members come from many geologic disciplines and specialties including petroleum, environmental, engineering, mining, hydro, seismic and academic areas of geologic interest. The LABGS is run by volunteers with most of its members living or working within the basin.
The Pacific Section (PSAAPG) is one of the regional divisions of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists. Its goal is to facilitate education in the geologic sciences by providing an annunal convention, publications and a newsletter, field trips and short courses, and student scholarships and awards.
The South Coast Geological Society (SCGS) is one of the oldest and most active geological societies in California. Originating in the early 70's, the founders of this society encouraged a casual environment where industry professionals could gather, network and share their latest research and theories.