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CALS has a letter dated August 12, 2015, from Gary Pechie, Director of the Wage & Workplace Standards Division of the Connecticut Department of Labor, Federal and State Policy stating that land surveyors are exempt from prevailing wage laws in Connecticut, at this time. Because the Connecticut Department of Labor is the enforcement agent for the Federal and State prevailing wage laws in Connecticut, this … Read more


Title: ACORN: Real-Time Positioning for Connecticut
Location: CCSU Institute for Technology and Business (ITBD) 185 Main Street New Britain, CT
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Description: Presented by Assoc. Prof. Thomas H. Meyer, PhD, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Connecticut.
he Connecticut Advanced Continuously Operating Reference Network (ACORN) provides land
surveyors the ability to perform centimeter-accuracy GNSS positioning in real time — … Read more


Title: ACORN: Real-Time Positioning in CT
Location: CCSU, New Britain, CT
Description: The Connecticut Advanced Continuously Operating Reference Network (ACORN) provides land surveyors the ability to perform centimeter-accuracy GNSS positioning in real time — i.e., no post processing or network adjustment. Attendees will be shown how real-time positioning works, how to register for an account, how to use ACORN in practice (can-do, must-do, shouldn’t do, … Read more


The Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors (CALS) has recently published a 33 page booklet of authoritative tidal data entitled “Resources for Tidal and Navigable Waters in Connecticut”.  The booklet contains a complete range of tidal elevations for every tidal town in Connecticut, including the Connecticut, Housatonic and Thames rivers.  The tidal elevations include coastal jurisdiction line (CJL), mean high water (MHW), mean low water (MLW) … Read more


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The mission of the Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors (CALS) is:

  • To support the common good and welfare of Connecticut’s land surveyors;
  • To advance the highest possible standards of professional ethics and practice of Connecticut’s land surveyors;
  • To promote the professional development of Connecticut’s land surveyors;
  • To enhance the professional standing of Connecticut’s land surveyors; and,
  • To elevate the public awareness and understanding of land
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