Poisonous Plants & Dangerous Animals are a part of everyday life for a land surveyor. If it bites, stings, poisons, spreads disease, or attacks, this is the place to share your questions, concerns, answers, and experiences in the wild world we work in.
If you have encountered a dangerous or poisonous plant or animal while performing your work, please click below where it says "Add a new Surveying Discussion..." Please include photos if you have them.
Thank you from Land Surveyors United
What about dangerous dogs? The mailman isn't the only one who looks at a dog as more of a threat than a pet. Land Surveyors have to enter more parts of properties guarded by dogs than any other professional. I have been bit two times by dogs and have kindly refrained myself from self defense. Should a wild animal behave similarly, my demeanor would be quite different. Moreover, I am considering refraining from kindness in future encounters of the canine kind.Read more…
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