NRCS in final stages of soil mapping project

Feb 15, 2013

Soil scientists Drew Mather works on the soil survey in Sweetwater County.
Credit Courtesy the NRCS

The Natural Resources Conservation Service is finishing up surveying the soil in Wyoming. They’ve been working on the project for decades, and they’ve completed surveys in most of the counties in the state. We’re joined now by James Bauchert, the acting state soil scientist. He says the survey is part of a national effort to inventory, or map out, all the soils in the U.S.