Field Trip Announcement
Mosaic South Pasture Mine


SEGS will be hosting a field trip to examine the geology and observe the mining operations of the Mosaic South Pasture/Fort Green Mine located just south of Bartow, Florida. This trip is available to SEGS members only. If you have not, please pay your 2016 dues. The trip is limited to 30 total participants, if you are bringing a guest, they will be placed on a waiting list. Be advised that registration is due by Monday, July 25. If there is space, guests (nonmembers) will be allowed on a first come first serve basis. Registration will close as soon as a total of 30 attendees are reached. The minimum age for participants in 16 years old due to safety protocol at the mine. Hotel accommodations can be found in the Bartow area.

NOTE  – Registration for the trip is CLOSED. We thank everyone for their interest.

Trip Documents:

pdfField Trip Registration Form (103 KB)

pdfField Trip Participant Guidelines (101 KB)

pdfJuly 2016 Trip Notification (73 KB)

pdfSEGS Liability Waiver (105 KB)

Introducing Our New Treasurer Andy Lawn

Andy in Ireland

Andy Lawn is proud to have been elected by your SEGS Executive Committee as Treasurer, and grateful for many years of service by Harley Means in this position. Andy served as SEGS V.P. and President in 2010 and 2011, with notable field trips to the Dry Tortugas in 2011 and the Cody Scarp (his thesis area) in 2014.

Andy is Professional Geologist with a Master’s degree from the University of South Florida. He’s a Principal Hydrogeologist and Vice President of HSW Engineering, Inc. (HSW). He opened and operated HSW’s Orlando office for years until recently opening another branch office in Tallahassee.

He has over 20 years experience in public and private-sector work for Diversified Drilling, the Southwest Florida Water Management District, and Engineering firms. He specializes in property evaluations for acquisition, environmental cleanup, groundwater modeling, regulatory compliance and permitting, currently serving on the Board of the Florida Brownfields Association (FBA), which is focused on revitalization of contaminated and blighted properties.

Read Andy’s Introduction Letter to SEGS

pdfNew SEGS Treasurer Introduction (19 KB)