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Tuesday, January 18, 2022
10:00 am – 4:00 pm CST (incl. two 30-min break)


Presented by:
Steven K. Lemke, PLS, PE

Working with Metes and Bounds Descriptions
History of land descriptions in the U.S.
Basic land description concepts:
• Terminology
• Bearings
• Distances
• Circular curves
• Mathematical closure
• State plane coordinates
Monuments, natural and artificial boundaries
Reading and interpreting a metes and bounds description

Metes and Bounds Workshop: Writing, Drawing and Locating Descriptions
Writing a description
Drawing a description
Software for mapping, drawing and locating described lands

Handling Special Issues in Metes and Bounds Descriptions
Combination descriptions
“Of” descriptions
Aliquot descriptions
Exceptions and reservations
Water boundaries
Easements and other access rights


 Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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Professional Engineers:
5.0 PDHs
(does not qualify for NY engineering credit)

Land Surveyors:
5.0 PDHs
6.0 Florida CE Credits
5.0 Tennessee CE Credits
(NY, NJ, RI, DE – No Credit Offered)


Continuing Education Credit Information
Metes and Bounds Land Description Workshop
This webinar is open to the public and offers 5.0 PDHs to professional engineers and land surveyors in most states. Land surveyor course approval is currently pending in Tennessee. HalfMoon Education is not seeking approval for land surveyors licensed in Delaware, New Jersey, New York or Rhode Island, or for engineers licensed in New York.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has assigned this course number 10182 for Florida surveyors.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130).

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for land surveyors licensed in Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland and North Carolina (S-0130).


Steven K. Lemke PLS. PE.

Executive Director, Lemke Land Surveying (a division of Parkhill, Smith, & Cooper, Inc.)
Mr. Lemke has 40 years of experience in land surveying and civil engineering. For 28 years he has overseen Lemke Land Surveying out of Norman, Oklahoma. In addition to being a professional land surveyor, Mr. Lemke is a professional engineer which gives him unique perspectives when understanding clients’ challenges and addressing project needs. He has had full project management and design responsibilities for municipal, commercial, industrial and residential site development projects and has been a service provider and consultant for a wide range of project types and market sectors.

Streamable MP4/PDF Price: $249.00


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Streamable MP4/PDF

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