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

Introduction to Wetland Identification

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

In this one-day combination classroom and field course, a nationally recognized wetlands expert will review the skills you need to identify freshwater wetlands and their boundaries and introduce you to wetland plant identification and soil recognition. You will learn: •Why wetlands are important •How they differ •What indicators are used for wetland identification •About the... read more

11th European Dry Grassland Meeting

June 5-15, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

Steppes and Semi-natural Dry Grasslands: Ecology, Transformation and Restoration 5-15th June 2014, Tula, Russia Subtopics: 1. Steppes and Dry Grasslands: Diversity and Succession 2. Ecology and Management of Steppes and Dry Grasslands 3. Restoration of Steppes and Dry Grasslands and Rural Societies The 11th European Dry Grassland Meeting is organized by the European Dry Grasslan... read more

The unique legal, scientific, and ethical challenges of restoration in wilderness

June 12, 2014 - April 22, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

Part of the Restoration Webinar Series, this session will be presented by Drs. Beth Hahn and Peter Landres of the USFS. The webinar will present a draft framework for evaluating proposals for ecological restoration inside designated wilderness. read more

Wetlands Permitting

June 12, 2014 - June 12, 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

National guidelines for metrics used for monitoring oyster restoration projects

June 12, 2014 - April 22, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

Part of the Restoration Webinar Series, this session will be presented by Bryan DeAngelis, TNC. The presentation will discuss the factors to be considered when creating universal metrics for monitoring oyster restoration projects, and will be based on a review of the Oyster Habitat Restoration Monitoring and Assessment Handbook. read more