Serving The Surveying Community in Washington

Land Surveyors' Association of Washington (LSAW)

is a professional organization representing over 1500 individuals practicing in the various disciplines of surveying. LSAW provides a means to keep our members informed of changes in laws, regulations, and rapidly changing technology. We work together to protect the principles and practices upon which surveying was founded.

Get Involved!

Do you have a passion for the profession?


Consider volunteering for one of the LSAW Committees that work to promote public awreness of the profession. Contact the LSAW Executive Office for more information

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Outreach Programs

LSAW is dedicated to providing outreach and public awareness regarding the land surveying profession. Click the links below to learn more about our outreach projects. Do you have a passion for the profession? Get Involved! Volunteer for the LSAW Outreach Committee by emailing

Scouting - Surveying Merit Badge

While earning this merit badge, Scouts will discover how land is measured and how it is described so that others can know where boundary lines are. They will have a chance to use some fine measuring instruments, apply advanced mathematics, operate computing equipment, and create a survey map.

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Interested in becoming a Merit Badge Counselor and introducing Land Surveying to the next generation?

The Merit Badge Counselor fee is $25, this covers the Background Check fee. Each Counselor will need to create an account on and complete the online training requirements.