Wetlands Permitting

April 17, 2014 - April 17, 2014 [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

Ecological Restoration Work Party

April 12, 2014 - April 12, 2014 [Past Event]

Ecological Restoration Work Party: Core Area and Curtis Prairie Saturday, April 12 • 9 am – 12 pm Ecological Restoration Work Party: Core Area and Curtis Prairie 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 Visitor Center. For more information contact Marian Far... read more

Invasive Plant Monitor

April 11, 2014 - April 11, 2014 [Past Event]

Invasive Plant Monitors are needed to hike some of Boulder County’s most scenic properties while collecting ongoing scientific data in the field. If you have a background in natural resources, experience collecting field data, and familiarity with the scientific method, then this opportunity is for you. Monitor and detect exotic plant populations along Boulder County Parks and Open Spac... read more

Restoration Rangers

April 10, 2014 - April 10, 2014 [Past Event]

Join the Restoration Rangers at Mequon Nature Preserve! THURSDAYS 9AM-NOON, rain or shine! Restoration Rangers help MNP achieve their mission of land restoration, by improving the health of the various habitats throughout the 438 acre Preserve. As a Restoration Ranger you will be involved in the following restoration efforts: Help to remove invasive species that disrupt our native landscape... read more

Achieving Water Quality Standards Through Contaminant Trackdown Studies

April 09, 2014 - April 10, 2014 [Past Event]

Meeting water quality standards in surface and ground water bodies, as well as discharge flows, can be complicated by the lack of adequate information on the sources of contamination. And making an incomplete or inaccurate assessment of sources contributing to the impairment of water bodies can be costly and time consuming, resulting in a failure to meet or maintain compliance with critical wat... read more

Symposium of Ecological Restoration

April 09, 2014 - April 11, 2014 [Past Event]

This Symposium will take place in the the Sixth Edition of The International Conference on Agricultural Development and Sustainability “AGROCENTRO 2014” Main Topics Restoration and rehabilitation of population, habitats, ecosystems and landscapes. Ecological restoration and carbon catchments. Methods, techniques and tools for ecological restoration. Biological interactions for ecolo... read more

Dedicated Stewardship Program Volunteers

April 07, 2014 - April 07, 2014 [Past Event]

The City of Kenmore is looking for dedicated volunteers who are interested in preserving and restoring habitat for birds, insect pollinators, other wildlife and the natural beauty of parks and public green spaces in Kenmore. The city has partnered with other King County cities and the Washington Native Plant Society (WNPS) to offer Native Plant Steward training and to help launch two new stewa... read more

SER Midwest-Great Lakes Meeting: Building on the Midwest Legacy of Restoration

March 28-30, 2014 [Past Event]

SPRING 2014 ANNUAL CHAPTER MEETING: MINNESOTA! The 2014 Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter Meeting, Building on the Midwest Legacy of Restoration: Linking Theory and Practice, will be Friday March 28 – Sunday March 30, 2014 at the University of Minnesota in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Annual Meeting Committee is pleased to announce that the keynote speaker will be Dr. Susan Galatowit... read more

Model Toxics Control Act: Establishing Soil, Groundwater and Surface Water Cleanup

March 27, 2014 - March 28, 2014 [Past Event]

This course provides attendees with an in-depth understanding of the procedures for establishing cleanup levels and points of compliance under the Model Toxics Control Act (WAC 173-340). The course covers procedures for establishing cleanup levels using Methods A, B, and C for groundwater, surface water and soil, as well as an overview of recent rule revisions related to dioxins/furans, PCBs, a... read more

Model Toxics Control Act: An Introduction

March 26, 2014 - March 26, 2014 [Past Event]

The objective of this one day workshop is to introduce environmental consultants, federal, state and local government staff, and members of the general public to Washington's Model Toxics Control Act (WAC 173-340). This workshop will provide an overview of the MTCA administrative requirements and associated cleanup standards. Participants will also learn the MTCA remedy selection process and pu... read more