Scaling up Estuary and Floodplain Restoration in Puget Sound

December 02, 2014 - April 22, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

Part of the Restoration Webinar Series, this session will be presented by Jenny Baker, TNC. Through the use of case studies, the presentation will highlight how the project team engaged multiple interests in local communities to implement projects to gain a broad base of support, and achieve greater ecological and socio-economic gains than restoring for single objective actions. These efforts a... read more

Pond Design, Management and Maintenance

April 18, 2014 - April 18, 2014 [Past Event]

Improve the appearance, function, up-keep and long-term maintenance of your pond. You’ll learn how to build a pond, create and maintain stable shorelines, aquascape littoral benches, control nuisance species and optimize habitat for fish and aquatic wildlife. read more

Wetlands Permitting

April 17, 2014 - April 17, 2014 [Past Event]

This 1-day course provides participants with a general overview of the development of Federal and State environmental laws and agency guidance, as well as recent changes to laws and policies. Attendees will review key terms that will help determine jurisdictional limits or exemptions to permitting, and will be introduced to the various aquatic resource permits that may be used for various site ... read more

Achieving Water Quality Standards Through Contaminant Trackdown Studies

April 09, 2014 - April 10, 2014 [Past Event]

Meeting water quality standards in surface and ground water bodies, as well as discharge flows, can be complicated by the lack of adequate information on the sources of contamination. And making an incomplete or inaccurate assessment of sources contributing to the impairment of water bodies can be costly and time consuming, resulting in a failure to meet or maintain compliance with critical wat... read more

Symposium of Ecological Restoration

April 09, 2014 - April 11, 2014 [Past Event]

This Symposium will take place in the the Sixth Edition of The International Conference on Agricultural Development and Sustainability “AGROCENTRO 2014” Main Topics Restoration and rehabilitation of population, habitats, ecosystems and landscapes. Ecological restoration and carbon catchments. Methods, techniques and tools for ecological restoration. Biological interactions for ecolo... read more

Model Toxics Control Act: Establishing Soil, Groundwater and Surface Water Cleanup

March 27, 2014 - March 28, 2014 [Past Event]

This course provides attendees with an in-depth understanding of the procedures for establishing cleanup levels and points of compliance under the Model Toxics Control Act (WAC 173-340). The course covers procedures for establishing cleanup levels using Methods A, B, and C for groundwater, surface water and soil, as well as an overview of recent rule revisions related to dioxins/furans, PCBs, a... read more

Model Toxics Control Act: An Introduction

March 26, 2014 - March 26, 2014 [Past Event]

The objective of this one day workshop is to introduce environmental consultants, federal, state and local government staff, and members of the general public to Washington's Model Toxics Control Act (WAC 173-340). This workshop will provide an overview of the MTCA administrative requirements and associated cleanup standards. Participants will also learn the MTCA remedy selection process and pu... read more

Wetlands Permitting

March 20, 2014 - March 20, 2014 [Past Event]

This 1-day course provides participants with a general overview of the development of Federal and State environmental laws and agency guidance, as well as recent changes to laws and policies. Attendees will review key terms that will help determine jurisdictional limits or exemptions to permitting, and will be introduced to the various aquatic resource permits that may be used for various site ... read more

Achieving Water Quality Standards Through Contaminant Trackdown Studies

March 19, 2014 - March 20, 2014 [Past Event]

Meeting water quality standards in surface and ground water bodies, as well as discharge flows, can be complicated by the lack of adequate information on the sources of contamination. And making an incomplete or inaccurate assessment of sources contributing to the impairment of water bodies can be costly and time consuming, resulting in a failure to meet or maintain compliance with critical wat... read more

Goundwater Contamination and Remediation: Principles and Practices

March 18, 2014 - March 19, 2014 [Past Event]

In this 2-day course, attendees will learn the basic principles of contaminant geohydrology, fate and transport, and groundwater remediation. This course will cover the scope of the groundwater contamination problem in the United States, the drivers that mandate addressing these problems, and the technical constraints and practical solutions to remediate these problems. Participants will be exp... read more