Upcoming workshops



What to look for before you purchase lake front property in the State of Indiana!

Don’t miss this important event!  Limited Opportunity!
Learn why President Obama’s inaugural speech mentioned “dams and levees”!

The workshop can be tailored for one to three hours of Continuing Education depending on the audience and is sponsored by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Water. The workshop is funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This workshop is geared towards the real estate professional, real estate broker, appraiser, property manager, relocation professional, banker, legal professionals and other interested parties. Learn about our valuable resource (lakes) and the hidden danger that goes with it.

This continuing education workshop sponsored by the State of Indiana and funded by a government grant will help you to understand the economics, risk, and liability that go along with our recreational lakes. The intent of the course is to make you aware of and to help you minimize your risk & liability as a professional involved in transacting business on or near a lake or downstream from a dam. This is a unique workshop taught from the view point of a veteran real estate professional and professional geologist.

Click here to see a letter from the State of Indiana, DNR, Division of Water.

Click here for the Indiana workshop syllabus and promotional flyer.

Potential Instructors:

Tim Agnello, PG, CPG (click here for full curriculum vitae)

Tim has an M.S. in engineering geology from the University of Cincinnati. His engineering geology study for the City of Cincinnati covering a 170 acre hillside area relates past land use practices to landsliding. The study is utilized by the City of Cincinnati Geotechnical Division and the City Planning Department. Tim was the field leader for the Northern Kentucky Landslide Workshop which was sponsored by the Kentucky Geological Survey and the Northern Kentucky Area Planning Commission. Tim is a Kentucky Registered Professional Geologist and recognized nationally as a Certified Professional Geologist. Additionally, Tim is a licensed practicing real estate broker with 23 years experience in all aspects of the real estate business.

Barry Maynard, PhD (click here for full curriculum vitae)

Barry is Professor of Geology in UC’s College of Arts and Sciences, where he has taught since 1972. He is the author or co-author of 6 books on geology, including “Mud and Mudstone”, Springer 2005. He has extensive research experience in environmental engineering, including groundwater contamination and acid mine drainage, and has consulted for mining companies in South Africa, Australia, and Mexico. He has taught geologic aspects of slope stability to students in geology and engineering since 1990.