Blue Carbon: A Management Tool for the Conservation and Restoration of Coastal Wetlands (AL, MS)

September 10, 2015 - September 10, 2015

The purpose of this workshop is to increase your understanding of blue carbon concepts and how they can support land conservation and restoration goals and generate new revenue opportunities. read more

Vegetation Identification for Wetland Delineation: South

September 10, 2015 - September 11, 2015

Plants are the most obvious clues to wetland boundaries. This two-day field course will teach you how to draw a wetland line by identifying a variety of upland and wetland plant species. This is a field-based course, so please dress accordingly for the outdoors. read more

Wetland Construction: Planning and Functional Design

September 28, 2015 - September 29, 2015

Building on your understanding of wetland functions, this course will guide you on the many factors required to plan and design a functional wetland with an emphasis on two key components that drive success: DDT (depth, duration & timing) of site hydrology and the landscape position. Through both classroom lessons and field training at a constructed wetland complex, you’ll learn "real... read more

Identification of Tidal Wetland Plants

October 08, 2015 - October 09, 2015

Whether you work in salt marshes or freshwater wetlands on the Coastal Plain, you will find this course invaluable. It begins with a brief introduction to wetland plant characteristics and the easy-to-use keys in the instructor's book - "Field Guide to Tidal Wetland Plants of the Northeastern U.S. and Neighboring Canada." The book covers over 500 plants found in saline and freshwater wetlands a... read more

Restoring for Value: Getting the Most from Restoration

October 13, 2015 - October 13, 2015

Southeast Chapter - SER Annual Meeting - Workshop in Partnership with Restoration Training Collaborative Cost: $85 Includes lunch and choice of one of these books: Ecological Restoration: Principles, Values, and Structure of an Emerging Profession, 2nd Edition or Project Planning and Management for Ecological Restoration. Learn about restoration principles and their application, effective proje... read more

Annual chapter meeting of the Society for Ecological Restoration- Southeast. Mussels and Mines:Restoring Disturbed Ecosystems of the Southeast

October 14, 2015 - October 16, 2015

Annual chapter meeting of the Society for Ecological Restoration - Southeast. The conference will be hosted by the University of Tennessee, and held on campus Oct. 14-16, 2015. This meeting serves the professional field of ecological restoration, and is a forum to exchange ideas, learn about project results, and hear about the latest research from across the southeastern US. Conference attend... read more

Ecological Restoration in the Mediterranean region: Challenges and Opportunities

October 15, 2015 - October 16, 2015

The ECOPLANTMED International Conference focuses on ecological restoration of Mediterranean type habitats (forests, coastal/dune habitats, arid areas, wetlands, etc.) that faced degradation by urban development, fire, invasive species, overgrazing, quarries, mines, etc. read more

Restoration Ecology

October 17, 2015 - October 18, 2015

Restoration ecology is the process of returning form and function to disturbed or destroyed ecosystems. Areas once supporting extensive habitat have often experienced drastic changes, making the return of historic ecosystems extremely challenging. Adapting to these challenges is a central pursuit of restoration ecologists and restoration practitioners. This workshop will approach work in modifi... read more

Methodology for Delineating Wetlands

October 20, 2015 - October 23, 2015

Learn the methods of the experts! This four-day course will introduce you to delineating wetlands using the Federal Interagency Wetland Delineation Manual, which is required for use in New Jersey. Techniques taught will also be applicable to individuals interested in using the 1987 Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual. Learn how to recognize key indicators of wetlands (hydrophytic vege... read more

Introduction to Wetland Identification

October 21, 2015 - October 21, 2015

In this one-day combination classroom and field course, a nationally recognized wetlands expert will review the skills you need to identify freshwater wetlands and their boundaries and introduce you to wetland plant identification and soil recognition. You will learn: • Why wetlands are important • How they differ • What indicators are used for wetland identification • About... read more