NWETC Course: Planning and Preparing an Ecological Risk Assessment

January 29, 2014 - January 30, 2014 [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 - Winter

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

Plants are the most obvious clues to wetland boundaries. This two-day combination classroom and field course will teach you how to draw a wetland line by identifying a variety of upland and wetland plant species. Increase your expertise by learning to identify vegetation during the winter months! Most vegetation species remain available for identification all year long. With the right clues and... read more

Vegetation Identification for Wetland Delineation: Winter

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

Plants are the most obvious clues to wetland boundaries. This two-day combination classroom and field course will teach you how to draw a wetland line by identifying a variety of upland and wetland plant species. Increase your expertise by learning to identify vegetation during the winter months! Most vegetation species remain available for identification all year long. With the right clues and... read more

NWETC Course: Achieving Water Quality Standards Through Contaminant Trackdown Studies

January 15, 2014 - January 16, 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

CESCL: Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Training

January 14, 2014 - January 15, 2014 [Past Event]

We are happy to now offer CESCL certification courses at a new reduced price. CESCL certification is required in the state of Washington by the Washington State Department of Ecology for personnel responsible for construction stormwater inspections and sampling at construction sites. Students who complete the course will receive a Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) card, good f... read more

NWETC Course: Introduction to Aquatic Toxicology

December 12, 2013 - December 13, 2013 [Past Event]

This introductory course provides participants with a strong foundation of aquatic toxicology and how these concepts are applied to managing pollutants in aquatic environments. The course covers terminology, common test designs, and endpoints such as lethality and endocrine disruption. Important legacy and emerging pollutants of concern such as heavy metals, organic pesticides, PAHs, PCBs, PBDE... read more

NWETC Course: Groundwater Contamination and Remediation: Principles and Practices

December 12, 2013 - December 12, 2013 [Past Event]

In this 2-day course, attendees will learn the basic principles of contaminant geohydrology, fate and transport, and groundwater remediation. This course will cover the scope of the groundwater contamination problem in the United States, the drivers that mandate addressing these problems, and the technical constraints and practical solutions to remediate these problems. Participants will be exp... read more

NWETC Course: Environmental Forensics in Water Resources

December 10, 2013 - December 11, 2013 [Past Event]

This course provides useful information for a large range of professionals who deal with environmental water resources, especially legal liability and changes in stream water quality, shallow water table, drainage, wetlands, and sedimentation issues. Course attendees will gain an understanding of the basics of forensic science and the main environmental forensic techniques available and how the... read more

NWETC Course: Achieving Water Quality Standards Through Contaminant Trackdown Studies

December 04, 2013 - December 05, 2013 [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

EPA's New Unified Guidance: Statistical Analysis of Groundwater Monitoring Data

December 04, 2013 - December 06, 2013 [Past Event]

This two and a half day course discusses the core elements of the EPA's first major revision to its groundwater statistical guidance in almost 20 years. Presented by the primary author of the revision, this course will showcase new features of the guidance, as well as recommended changes to current statistical practice. In addition to reviewing the design and evaluation of statistical programs ... read more