Category: Importance of Land Surveying

Buying New Land? Have a Land Use Planning Survey Performed

There’s so much that goes into buying new land to build a home or commercial structure on. We wish it were as simple as buying the land, signing on the dotted lines, and starting the building process, but unfortunately it’s far from it. With so many factors to consider, such as drainage, stability concerns, traffic… Read more »

Becoming a Land Surveyor

In my last post, I discussed the ways that we should be thankful for land surveying. For this post, I would like to focus on some of the pluses of being a land surveyor, how it can bring much joy to your life if you decide to pursue it as a career. Joy. That’s an… Read more »

This Thanksgiving, Be Thankful for Land Surveyors

This Thanksgiving, are you thankful for America? We recently celebrated Veterans Day; of course, you’re thankful for America, but did you know that America wouldn’t be America without the skills and dedication of land surveyors throughout its history?   It’s important to educate the public on the importance of the land surveying industry – why… Read more »

USGS Recruits Citizen Volunteers for National Map Corps

Since its conception in 1879, the U.S Geological Survey has devoted itself to mapping the vast lands that constitute the United States of America. After over a century of survey work, the USGS is still plugging away, using new technologies and techniques to produce more accurate, comprehensive maps of the nation. With over 3 million… Read more »

Wetland Delineation: What It Is and Why It Matters

At Blaze Design, Inc. we do our best to serve society by conducting detailed, accurate land surveys each and every time we’re out in the field. After all, people all over Vermont and New York depend on us to keep their homes clear of flood plains, unstable terrain, and other environmental hazards. Every now and… Read more »

The Importance of Land Surveying Today

Population growth is reaching unprecedented levels across the world. Having breached 7.1 billion, the concentration in world population is centered in the East, such as China and India. Domestically speaking, the population growth is gobbling up residential and commercial land faster than ever.   The population of the US surpassed 300 million for the first… Read more »

Why You Should Hire a Land Surveyor Before Buying or Building a New Home

Building your dream home is an exciting opportunity for you and your family. You can literally watch your imagination spring to life from the ground up, and designing the unique aspects of your new home is often both fun and fulfilling.   Buying an existing property can also be a perfect way of upgrading your… Read more »

A Land Surveyor’s Expertise and its Role in Laying One JFK Assassination Theory to Rest

  With the fifty-year anniversary of the assassination of our 35th president having just passed, many questions are still left unanswered and many theories are still being put forth. John F. Kennedy still remains a monumental, frequently-discussed topic in our culture and although much time has elapsed and advancements in technology have been made, there… Read more »