Introduction to Wetland Identification

May 27, 2015 - May 27, 2015

Virtually all activities conducted in and around wetlands are regulated – from excavating underground storage tanks to soil compaction for paving a driveway or patio to pruning of overgrown vegetation – and violators are subject to hefty penalties and fines from the NJ-DEP. Knowing if a wetland is on your property or a site on which you work is incredibly important! But how do you d... read more

Summer 2015 Stream Restoration Workshops

June 01, 2015 - June 05, 2015

The University at Buffalo (UB) will offer two workshops in stream restoration over a one-week period in 2015. Participants may take one or both of the workshops. The first workshop is "Fundamentals of Stream Channel Design" which will take place June 1-2. The second workshop is "Watershed Management Planning, Assessment, and Monitoring" which will take place June 3-5. Workshops are geared towar... read more

Riparian Vegetation workshop

June 13, 2015 - June 13, 2015

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River Restoration; Fluvial-Geomorphic & Ecological Tools

June 15, 2015 - June 19, 2015

This five-day workshop emphasizes understanding geomorphic process as a sound basis for planning and designing river restoration projects and programs, with specific applications and field visits to Mediterranean and mountain environments. The course is in English, but draws heavily on river restoration and management experiences in France and elsewhere in the EU, complemented by experiences in... read more

Wetland Construction: Principles and Techniques

June 15, 2015 - June 16, 2015

There are five basic steps in the process of developing a successful wetland construction plan. This course describes and develops all of these: PLANNING YOUR PROJECT: Before developing a wetland construction plan, you must understand the purpose of the wetland and the ultimate goals of the project. Your overall wetland plan must account for location, size, physiognomy, basic hydrologic regime,... 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

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

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