NWETC: Wetlands Permitting Course

November 06, 2013 - November 06, 2013 [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

Introduction to Wetland Identification

October 17, 2013 - October 17, 2013 [Past Event]

Virtually all activities conducted in and around New Jersey's wetlands are regulated 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! In this one-day combination classroom and field course, a nationally recognized wetlands expert will review the skills you need to identify freshw... read more

Methodology for Delineating Wetlands

October 16, 2013 - October 19, 2013 [Past Event]

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

ArcGIS: Introduction

October 03, 2013 - October 24, 2013 [Past Event]

Test out your GIS knowledge and skill with hands-on GIS software application! With a focus on layout and core functionality, this 12-hour evening course offers an overview of ArcGIS components, basic display and map querying functions, metadata browsing and file management, basic analysis techniques, and map layout. Increase your software proficiency with practical, in-class exercises! read more

Reclaiming our Heritage- Reclamation with climate change adaptation

October 02, 2013 - October 04, 2013 [Past Event]

Conference on dykelands and climate change adaptation, watercourse and wetland restoration, fish habitat and passage restoration,stormwater management- zero run-off design,marine and coastal protection and restoration,restoration impacts on endangered and native species, case studies and other related topics. www.atlanticclra.ca read more

Stormwater Management for Engineers

October 02, 2013 - October 04, 2013 [Past Event]

Managing stormwater runoff is becoming more complex every day. In order to comply with New Jersey's highly comprehensive stormwater management rules or the rules established in any other state, all types of professionals from engineers to project reviewers, developers and environmental planners need to acquire broader knowledge and new skills. This three-day course, led by Joseph Skupien (an ex... read more

Planning and Preparing an Ecological Risk Assessment

September 25, 2013 - September 26, 2013 [Past Event]

In this 2-day course, attendees will learn and review both the technical and regulatory approaches to completing ecological risk assessments. Participants will come away with an understanding of the planning and preparation process for the completion of an ERA, including data development needs, selection of endpoints, and the development of lines of evidence. Understanding the topics covered wi... read more

Vegetation Identification for Wetland Delineation - South

September 23, 2013 - September 24, 2013 [Past Event]

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. Day 1 - Visit Central Pine Barrens Communities - Oak/Pine - Oak Dominated - Red Maple and Pitch Pine Lowlands - Cranberry bogs - Impou... read more

Wetland Construction - Planning and Functional Design

September 16, 2013 - September 17, 2013 [Past Event]

Calculation of the amount, depth, duration, and timing of water anticipated in a constructed wetland is an essential element for preparing functional wetland designs. Build upon your wetland construction knowledge with this course, as it provides you with specific directions for preparing and comparing hydrographs for wetland construction projects. The single biggest mistake in botched wetland ... read more

Wetland Construction: Planning and Functional Design

September 16, 2013 - September 17, 2013 [Past Event]

Calculation of the amount, depth, duration, and timing of water anticipated in a constructed wetland is an essential element for preparing functional wetland designs. In this two-day course, you'll gain specific directions for preparing and comparing hydrographs and develop an understanding of the amount and seasonal distribution of water over time so you can anticipate hydrologic patterns befo... read more