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Texas A&M University Student Chapter - Soil and Water Conservation Society

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
Student Chapter SWCS
Purpose:
The main objective of this organization shall be the development and advancement of the science and art of good land use and management and the promotion of the conservation of soil, water, air, and related renewable natural resources, including, without limitation, trees, grass, fish, wildlife, and all forms of beneficial plant and animal life, and for these purposes to employ education of the people and other appropriate means, to the end that mankind may have the use and enjoyment of these resources forever. The society will also promote a more conducive relationship between the University and the local community, to establish beneficial relationships among students of colleges in the area with this chapter, and to expand appreciation for the subject matter of conservation on the Texas A&M University campus.
Year Founded:
1975
Membership Dues:
$5-local and $30-national Total $35
Admits Members:
Year Round
Meeting Locations:
HPCT 124

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Robert Knight
Public Contact E-mail Address:
bob-knight@tamu.edu
Public Contact Phone Number:
979-845-5557

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
http://soilandwater.tamu.edu/
Organization E-mail Address:
bob-knight@tamu.edu

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
General (No College)
Non-Academic Department:
None

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
1-30
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts faculty/staff as members
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
0-3 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Once per year
Fundraising Events:
Once per semester
Speakers/Lectures:
Twice per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Once per semester
Off-Campus Social Events:
Once per semester
Hosting Conferences:
Never
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Three or more times per semester
New Member Orientation/Training:
Never
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Once per year
Domestic US Travel:
Never
International Travel:
Never