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Mon, 10/16/2023

The 2024 renewal letters were mailed Friday, October 12, 2023 and should arrive by November 1st, 2023. The renewal due date is December 31, 2023.  Any renewal payment received later than January…

Mon, 10/09/2023

The applications for the March 12 or 15, 2024 ASBOG FG and PG exams are available.  The deadline for submitting your application to the Board is March 1, 2024.

FG exam candidates

Mon, 10/02/2023

Personnell with the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science and Mississippi DEQ Office of Geology recovered a mosasaur skull in North Mississippi.…

Mon, 08/14/2023

ASBOG introduces a new online preparatory course designed to aid candidates in their preparations for the ASBOG Fundamentals of Geology (FG) exam.  The 8-hour modular program was developed by a…

Wed, 08/02/2023

Governor Tate Reeves has appointed Ms. Nancy Rebecca McGrew to fill the Mining/Extraction Sector seat on the Board.  Ms. McGrew's four year term will run through June 30, 2027.

Mon, 03/06/2023

Mississippi's official State Gemstone is now the Mississippi Opal following the signing of Senate Bill 2138 by Governor Tate Reeves.

Mon, 12/12/2022

On December 6, 2022 the Board passed a

Thu, 10/20/2022

At the September 13, 2022 meeting, the Board voted to discontinue the practice of collecting Social Security Numbers or full date of birth and will be removing those data from our records. 

Thu, 09/15/2022

The Association of State Boards of Geology (ASBOG®) 2023 Task Analysis Survey (TAS) is now closed.   ASBOG® would like to sincerely thank all of the professional geologists nationwide…

Tue, 02/25/2020

The Board has updated its application form to be more user friendly.  It can be filled out as a form using Adobe.…

Mon, 02/24/2020

If you need to make a change in your demographics  i.e. address, employment, phone, etc., please send the Board an email ( and tell us what needs to change. These changes can…

Sun, 02/02/2020

All forms and the required reading of the Rules of the Board, including the codified Registered Professional Geologists Practice Act of 1997, may be downloaded from this site. The entire…