Meeting/Event Information

Technical Talks: The Minnesota Section of AIPG holds technical talks September through May, generally the first Tuesday of the month. The talks are designed to fulfill 1 Professional Development Hour (PDH). Professional Geologists, as licensed in the State of Minnesota, are required to complete 24 PDHs every biennium licensing period, including 2 PDHs of ethics.  The technical talks feature important subjects of interest to professional geologists.

During the pandemic, we are webcasting our Technical Talks.  The cost is $10 for non-members and $5 for members. You must register by 11 AM the day of the talk to be sent the login link/information. Students may attend free of charge. Fees go toward supporting the online meeting platform and the Education Fund. Your contribution to the Education Fund helps support many activities, please see our Giving Back page.

The Minnesota Section of AIPG began using StarChapter Pay (instead of PayPal) as of February 24, 2021. StarChapter Pay is similar to PayPal and other online payment gateways.  Please follow the prompts on the registration screen and please note that there is a security prompt (I am not a robot - choose images as directed).  If you run into issues or have questions, please contact us!

As always, non-members and non-geologists are welcome to attend!

West Central Environmental Consultants, Inc.

AIPG MN - Golf Scramble Fundraiser!

August 02, 2018
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Prestwick Golf Club at Wedgewood
9555 Wedgewood Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125

The MN Section of AIPG's 10th Annual Education Committee Golf Scramble Fundraiser will be held on Thursday, August 2, 2018.  


Registration is now closed!  We are able to accomodate walkins for the dinner/auction. 

Contact for the day of the event is Shanna Schmitt at [email protected]


We'll be golfing at the beautiful Prestwick Golf Club in Woodbury, MN.  The forecast is great, partly sunny with a high of 75 degrees! 

Don't golf, no problem. We have a large group of folks that don't golf.  Register for the dinner-only option and join us at for an early dinner, the silent auction, and networking!


The details:

8:30 - Registration begins

8:30-9:30 am - Range Balls & Cash Bar

9:30 am - Tee Time-Shotgun Start (lunch is at the Snack Shack before or at the turn)

3:30 pm - Dinner Buffet with Silent & Live Auctions


Sponsorship Details:

Lake Superior Agate Sponsorship - $500 +

  • Up to 4 players** with lunch snack and dinner/auction admission.
  • Golf Cart Advertising
  • Sponsor Recognition*


Thomsonite Sponsorship - $250 +

  • Up to 2 players** with lunch snack and dinner/auction admission.
  • Golf Cart Advertising
  • Sponsor Recognition*


Isotelus Sponsorship (Non-Golfers) - $100 +

  • Up to 2 people for dinner/auction admission.
  • Golf Cart Advertising
  • Sponsor Recognition*


* - Sponsors and Volunteers will receive recognition on the AIPG MN Section Website. Sponsors will also receive “real-time” advertising on the cart GPS monitors.

** - Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin, Longest Putt, and Team Prizes will be Awarded!


Proceeds from this event are used exclusively for funding an annual Student Scholarship for $1000 and for buying mineral hardness kits that are given to k-12 teachers at the annual Minnesota Mineral Education Workshop (MMEW). In addition, the AIPG MN Section supports undergraduate geoscience majors by providing free registration to our monthly technical luncheons and by providing free copies of our national publication, “The Professional Geologist,” with extra copies of the annual student issue.


Please review the summary table below to see how the MN Section of AIPG annually uses generous donations to help support geoscience education in Minnesota.


Free Student Luncheons

Number of Student Issues of “The Professional Geologist” distributed

Money Spent on Mineral Hardness Kits

Student Scholarship Award


19 ($304)





59 ($960)

50 ($162)




40 ($640)

50 ($162)




35 ($560)

50 ($162)




Please email our Fundraising Committee Chair, Curtis Hudak, at [email protected] if you would like to volunteer your time or donate an auction item.



$500.00 Lake Superior Agate Sponsorship (4 Golfers)

$250.00 Thomsonite Sponsorship (2 Golfers)

$125.00 Individual Golfer

$100.00 Isotelus Sponsorship (2 Non-Golfers for Dinner & Auction Only)

$28.00 Individual Dinner Only Ticket

$0.00 Donation to Education Fund

$25.00 2018 Golf Scramble Eagle Card