Wetlands Permitting

May 08, 2014 - May 08, 2014 [Upcoming 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

Planning and Preparing an Ecological Risk Assessment

May 14, 2014 - May 15, 2014 [Upcoming 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

Planning and Preparing an Ecological Risk Assessment

May 14, 2014 - May 15, 2014 [Upcoming 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

May 15, 2014 - May 16, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

You cannot delineate a wetland without experience identifying wetland plants. If you are planning to achieve the Wetland Delineation Certificate, we require that you complete this course prior to attending the Methodology for Delineating Wetlands course. Plants are the most obvious clues to wetland boundaries. This two-day combination classroom and field course will teach you how to quickly and... read more

Ecological Restoration Work Party: Grady Tract

May 17, 2014 - May 17, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

Ecological Restoration Work Party: Grady Tract Saturday, May 17 • 9 am – 12 pm Volunteer for restoration activities and learn about prairies and savannas. Tools and training are provided, and groups are welcome with advance notice. Meet at the Grady Tract parking lot, southeast corner of Seminole Hwy and the West Beltline. For more information contact Marian Farrior at mlfarrior@wi... read more

Wetland Science Workshop

May 29, 2014 - May 30, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

This workshop will feature a combination of classroom instruction and field activities, and participants will learn to identify wetlands based on field indicators of wetland hydrology, hydric soils, and hydrophytic vegetation, along with the study of ecology and wetland regulations. Continental breakfast and lunch is included on both days. read more

Programa de Voluntariado en los Centros para la Protección y Conservación de las Tortugas Marinas

May 31, 2014 - May 31, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

Pronatura Península de Yucatán A.C. convoca a personas de nacionalidad mexicana o extranjera que estén interesados en participar como voluntarios en las actividades de conservación de las tortugas marinas que anidan en las playas de la Península de Yucatán. read more

Summer Environmental Restoration Workshops and Professional Certificate Program

June 02, 2014 - June 27, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

The University at Buffalo (UB) is offering a series of summer workshops on topics related to environmental restoration. Topics include stream restoration design, stream assessment & monitoring, invasive species, riparian ecology and restoration, bioengineering, modeling tools, and more. Workshops are taught by leading restoration scientists and practitioners from western New York and across... read more

Methodology for Delineating Wetlands

June 04, 2014 - June 07, 2014 [Upcoming 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

Management and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments

June 05, 2014 - June 06, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

This workshop provides attendees with management and remediation solutions to contaminants in both marine and freshwater sediments including the effects of remediation on the benthic environment. All aspects of contaminated sediments will be reviewed, including determination of contaminant sources, site characterization, remedial technology selection, monitoring, and demonstration of the effect... read more