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Wetland Construction: Principles, Planning and Design
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Wetland Construction: Principles, Planning and Design

 Export to Your Calendar 9/25/2017 to 9/27/2017
When: Monday, September 25, 2017
Where: Rutgers University - Cook Campus
United States
Contact: Suzanne Hills

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As state and federal wetland mitigation standards evolve away from an acre-for-acre approach to a focus on replacing wetland functions, your understanding of the wetland's "wet part" has never been more critical. This class serves as an introduction to the fundamentals of functional design and provides the means to rapidly assess the distribution of hydrology on your site and create useable hydrographs for presentation of your wetland design. Building on the student's understanding of wetland functions, this course will also guide you through the many factors required to plan and design a functional wetland. Through classroom lessons and field training at a constructed wetland complex, learn "real world" applications with an emphasis on two key components that drive success: DDT (depth, duration & timing) of site hydrology and the landscape position.

http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/eh0604ca.html

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