Vegetation Identification for Wetland Delineation: Winter

Dates(s)

January 27, 2014 - January 28, 2014

Location

Basking Ridge & Wall Township, NJ

Organizer

Rutgers University - Office of Continuing Professional Education

Details/Description

Plants are the most obvious clues to wetland boundaries. This two-day combination classroom and field course will teach you how to draw a wetland line by identifying a variety of upland and wetland plant species. Increase your expertise by learning to identify vegetation during the winter months! Most vegetation species remain available for identification all year long. With the right clues and tips on what to look for, you can gain the expertise of vegetation identification in any season. Spend the first day exploring southern vegetation and the second day exploring vegetation in the north. This is a field-based course, so please dress accordingly for the outdoors.

 Featured Topics
- Upland Deciduous and Mixed Forest
- Lake Edge - Disturbed Upland
- Floodplain with Emergent Wetland to Upland Transition
- Upland and Wetland Forest

*Take this course + our four-day Methodology of Delineating Wetlands class to earn the Rutgers University Wetland Delineation Certificate.