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  • Welcome to the Geologist Board Website
    The mission of the Board of Geologist Examiners is to help assure the safety, health, and welfare of Oregonians with regard to the public practice of geology through:
    1. Licensing of those engaged in the public practice of geology;
    2. Response to complaints from the public and members of the profession;
    3. Public education directed at appropriate regulatory communities;
    4. Cooperation with closely related Boards and Commissions;
    5. Attention to ethics; and
    6. Systematic outreach to counties, cities, and registrants.
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Next Quarterly Work Session/Meeting​

OSBGE will next convene on Friday, May 30, 2014 for a quarterly meeting. More information will be posted closer to the meeting date.


Application Forms




Public Comment Opportunity: The Board invites public comment on preliminary 2nd editions of the following guidance documents: 

    •Geologic Report Guideline, 2nd Ed., Preliminary DRAFT, March 2014

    •Hydrogeologic Report Guideline, 2nd Ed., Preliminary DRAFT, March 2014

OSBGE requests that comments be submitted by May 2, 2014. Comments may be submitted in hard copy or by e-mail to osbge.info@state.or.us. The Board strongly encourages registrants and others with an interest in the public practice of geology to provide​ comments. All comments will be reviewed before the documents are finalized.