2 06, 2015

Surveying the George Washington National Forest

2019-08-05T03:59:57+00:00Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Surveying the George Washington National Forest

George Washington National ForestSo far, we’ve utilized this blog as a sort of educational resource and portfolio showcase, meaning that we love to educate you on the projects we do and the ins and outs of the industry as a whole, a sort of 101 class […]

2 06, 2015

Land Surveys for Title Transfers

2019-08-05T03:48:00+00:00Categories: Blog, Land Surveys|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Land SurveyLand surveying can be useful for a wide variety of reasons, including during a property sale before the title is transferred from one owner to the next. One a survey is complete, a buyer will know just about everything there is to find out about […]

2 06, 2015

Types of Businesses That Can Benefit from Aerial Mapping

2019-08-05T03:48:37+00:00Categories: Blog, Land Surveys, Photogrammetry|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

Aerial MappingThere are a wide range of uses for aerial mapping, and aerial photography can tell you a variety of things about a piece of land that you would otherwise never learn. But just

2 06, 2015

New Technology Shapes the Land Surveying Industry

2019-08-05T03:48:55+00:00Categories: Blog, Land Surveys, Photogrammetry|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

Aerial MappingJust like almost any other job, land surveying has rapidly evolved over the past several decades due to new technological advances. What used to be a long and arduous process can now be completed in a […]

2 06, 2015

Why and When You Need a Land Survey

2019-08-05T03:49:32+00:00Categories: Blog, Land Surveys|Tags: , , , , |26 Comments

Land SurveyorWhether you intend to purchase new land or you have plans to build on property you already own, there are several reasons why you may need a land survey. But just why is getting one so important? And during which step of the construction process […]

2 06, 2015

Solar-Powered Robot Could Change Land Surveying and Jobs

2019-08-05T03:49:51+00:00Categories: Blog, Land Surveys|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Solar-Powered Robot Could Change Land Surveying and Jobs

Solar PowerEvery year new technology is introduced that has the potential to shape and change the aerial mapping industry in significant ways. A new invention that may be able to be useful to aerial mappers is a solar-powered robot, […]

2 06, 2015

The Different Types of Land Surveys

2019-08-05T03:50:16+00:00Categories: Blog, Land Surveys|Tags: , , , , |6 Comments

Different Types of Land SurveysWhile land surveying may sound like a self-explanatory profession, there are actually many different types of surveys that can be performed. The type of survey depends on several factors including the type of property […]

2 06, 2015

Some News regarding the Land Surveying Industry

2019-08-05T03:51:00+00:00Categories: Blog, Land Surveys|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Some News regarding the Land Surveying Industry

Land Surveying IndustryA memorial fund has been setup for a young land surveyor who recently lost his life while on the job. The surveyor, John Crockett, was working on the side of a road in North Tulsa, OK, when he was hit and killed by oncoming […]

2 06, 2015

In 2015, Take Advantage of Aerial Photography

2019-08-05T03:51:33+00:00Categories: Blog, Land Surveys, Photogrammetry|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

Aerial PhotographyIf you own or manage a commercial business, farm, or any other type of property, you may be wondering exactly how you could benefit from aerial photography services. The truth is that aerial photography offers different advantages depending on its use, and we’re here to […]

2 06, 2015

FAA Allowing Commercial Drones

2019-08-05T03:54:54+00:00Categories: Blog, Land Surveys|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on FAA Allowing Commercial Drones

Commercial DronesIt’s no surprise to hear that drones being used for commercial use such as with land surveying has largely been restricted or banned, especially in high air traffic areas like major cities. But the more surprising thing might be that the FAA does in fact […]

2 06, 2015

What Separates a Qualified Land Surveyor from an Exceptional Land Surveyor?

2019-08-05T03:52:14+00:00Categories: Blog, Land Surveys|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Exceptional Land SurveyorWe’ve compiled a list of the eight attributes that we believe separate the standard from the cream of the crop.

First, as in most professions, is experience. You never know what you’re going to come across in land surveying and the more you have seen, along […]

2 06, 2015

Why Land Surveying is Regulated

2019-08-05T03:52:43+00:00Categories: Blog, Land Surveys|Tags: , , , , |10 Comments

Regulated Land SurveyingAs the technology in the world grew, the job of the land surveyor decreased inversely. Much like how the factory worker was being replaced with machinery that could do the same job, so too were land surveyors. As more apps and drones and smart […]

2 06, 2015

How the Land May Be Used and Managed Most Effectively

2019-08-05T03:53:11+00:00Categories: Blog, Land Surveys|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How the Land May Be Used and Managed Most Effectively

Effective Land SurveyThere is a lot of value that a property owner can reap from a parcel of land if he or she has expert knowledge of how the land may be used and managed most effectively. The work completed by LaFave, White & McGivern, L.S., […]

2 06, 2015

What is a Licensed Land Surveyor?

2019-08-05T03:53:27+00:00Categories: Blog, Land Surveys|Tags: , , , , |21 Comments

Licensed Land SurveyorThose that are not intimate with the land surveying world have often asked what it means to be licensed or certified to be a land surveyor. In the state of New York, anyone who wishes to call themselves a land surveyor has to go […]

2 06, 2015

Land Survey Services

2019-08-05T03:53:45+00:00Categories: Blog, Land Surveys|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Land Survey Services

Land Survey ServicesWe know that we here at LaFave, White & McGivern are far from the only professional land surveying firm operating in the state of New York. Thankfully, though, we’ve achieved a measure of success over the years, and we want to bring our decades […]

14 05, 2015

The Great Historical Land Surveyors

2019-08-05T04:03:36+00:00Categories: Blog, Land Surveys|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Great Historical Land Surveyors

Great Historical Land SurveyorsThere are quite a few people from United States history who despite being famous most people don’t know that they are land surveyors. The most obvious of those are Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, who are famous for their expedition across the […]

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