SER New England: Designing for Success - Ecological Restoration in Times of Change

April 25-26, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

SER New England will hold their first Chapter conference in partnership with the Conway School Master of Science Program in Ecological Design April 25 & 26, 2014, at Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts. The conference theme is Designing for Success: Ecological Restoration in Times of Change.  There will be speaker sessions and associated field trips. All are welcome. R... read more

Stream Functions Pyramid Workshop

April 29, 2014 - May 02, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

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Permaculture Design Certificate Course with Bill Wilson of Midwest Permaculture

May 06, 2014 - May 13, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

This is an intensive week-long course to provide participants with the skills and experience necessary to develop and create a permaculture landscape on their property. Completion will earn an internationally-recognized Permaculture Certification. Credit for this course is accepted by a growing number of universities. For more information, visit www.cedarcreekinstitute.org read more

2014 National Mitigation & Ecosystem Banking Conference

May 06, 2014 - May 09, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

Training & Education -- Moderated Exchanges -- Networking. The only national conference that brings together key players in this industry, and offers quality hands-on sessions and training as well as important regulatory updates. Proven to be “the” place to gain insights, explore new markets and learn from sessions, we are continuing our focus on educational content – of... read more

Groundwater Contamination and Remediation: Principle and Practices

May 06, 2014 - May 07, 2014 [Upcoming 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

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

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