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

SER2013: 5th World Conference on Ecological Restoration

October 6-11, 2013 [Past Event]

The SER2013 World Conference on Ecological Restoration: Reflections on the Past, Directions for the Future will bring together more than 1,500 individuals and organizations from around the world interested in the science and practice of ecological restoration as it relates to natural resource management, climate change, biodiversity conservation, traditional ecological knowledge, envi... read more

SER2013 Training Course: Demystifying Dam Removal Project Management

October 6, 2013 [Past Event]

Demystifying Dam Removal Project Management Course Leaders: Sara Strassman and Brian Graber, American Rivers Venue: The Pyle Center Cost: $125 Dam removal has become an increasingly popular activity both as a means to achieve ecological restoration and a pragmatic solution to aging infrastructure. American Rivers supports the use of dam removal to achieve multiple objectives. We have planned, ... read more

SER2013 Training Course: Ecological Site Descriptions (ESDs): An Introduction to a Tool for Restoration

October 6, 2013 [Past Event]

Ecological Site Descriptions (ESDs): An Introduction to a Tool for Restoration Course Leaders: Kendra Moseley Urbanik and Stacey L. Clark, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service Venue: The Pyle Center Cost: $125 To address conservation and ecological restoration needs, NRCS has been developing a universally applicable management technology based on climatic, geomorphic, and edaphic featur... read more

SER2013 Training Course: Application of Quality Control Principles for Ecological Restoration

October 6, 2013 [Past Event]

Application of Quality Control Principles for Ecological Restoration  Course Leaders: Louis Blume, US Environmental Protection Agency; Craig Palmer, Computer Sciences Corporation Venue: The Pyle Center Cost: $125 The purpose of this training course is to provide ecological restoration professionals with information and tools to help them improve the quality of their projects during planni... read more

SER2013 Training Course: Introduction to Statistical Sampling and Analysis Methods for Environmental Monitoring

October 5, 2013 [Past Event]

Introduction to Statistical Sampling and Analysis Methods for Environmental Monitoring Course Leader: Lyman McDonald, Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST, Inc.) Venue: The Pyle Center Cost: $125 This one day course will cover an introduction to statistical sampling and analysis methods to help develop the participant’s skills needed to monitor trends in abundance of plant and anima... read more

SER2013 Training Course: Restoration Project Planning, Design and Evaluation

October 5, 2013 [Past Event]

Restoration Project Planning, Design and Evaluation Course Leaders: Pam Kylstra, NOAA Coastal Services Center; Nina Garfield, NOAA Estuarine Reserves Division Venue: The Pyle Center Cost: $125 Have you ever implemented a restoration project that didn’t quite meet its intended outcomes? (Be honest!) This interactive, full-day workshop offers restoration practitioners valuable knowledge, s... read more

SER2013 Training Course: Invasive Species Above and Below Ground in the Upper Midwest: Identification, Control, and Global Implications for Ecological Restoration

October 5, 2013 [Past Event]

Invasive Species Above and Below Ground in the Upper Midwest: Identification, Control, and Global Implications for Ecological Restoration Course Leaders: Ellen Jacquart, The Nature Conservancy-Indiana Field Office;  Kelly Kearns, Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources Venue: University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum Cost: $125 Invasive species management is a ubiquitous aspect of most resto... read more

SER2013 Training Course: Restoring Pollinator Habitat in Parklands, Agro-Ecosystems, and Urban Landscapes

October 05, 2013 - October 05, 2013 [Past Event]

Restoring Pollinator Habitat in Parklands, Agro-Ecosystems, and Urban Landscapes Course Leaders: Eric Mader and Ashley Minnerath, The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation (in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum) Venue: University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum Cost: $125 The ecological service that pollinators provide is necessary for the reproduction of more... read more