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

5th European River Restoration Conference

September 11-13, 2013 [Past Event]

Rivers and the waters they contain are the life blood of the European landscape but they need protection and restoration. This event provides an opportunity to share and learn about the successes and challenges of river restoration and be a part of the revival of rivers in Europe. Download the first announcement Download Call for Submissions The Conference will provide: Exciting examples... read more

Invasive Plant Conference: Paths to Restoration Success

July 31, 2013 - August 01, 2013 [Past Event]

Day One, Wednesday, July 31 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introduction: Celebrating Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council’s (MAIPC) 14th Anniversary Jil Swearingen, MAIPC President and IPM Invasive Species Biologist, National Park Service, National Capital Region 8:45 a.m. Keynote address: How Will Climate Change Affect the Invasion and Management of Non-native Plants? Betsy Von Holle, Ph.D., Assis... read more

5th National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration

July 29- August 2, 2013 [Past Event]

NCER is an interdisciplinary conference on large scale ecosystem restoration presenting state-of-the art science and engineering, planning and policy in a partnership environment. The first NCER, held in Orlando, FL (2004) with over 900 restoration practitioners participating, lead to successful conferences in Kansas City, MO (2007), Los Angeles, CA (2009) and Baltimore, MD (2011). NCER brings ... read more