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

SER Mid-Atlantic Conference: Ecological Restoration: How Well Does it Work?

March 20 - 22, 2013 [Past Event]

The SER Mid-Atlantic Chapter is now accepting abstracts for papers and posters to be  considered for inclusion in the 2014 annual conference program. The selected contributed papers will be delivered during afternoon concurrent sessions on Friday, March 21, 2014. Each presenter will be given 20 minutes. The selected posters will be displayed throughout the day and presented ... read more

Wetlands Permitting

March 20, 2014 - March 20, 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

Achieving Water Quality Standards Through Contaminant Trackdown Studies

March 19, 2014 - March 20, 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

Goundwater Contamination and Remediation: Principles and Practices

March 18, 2014 - March 19, 2014 [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

Habitat Restoration at Bear Canyon

March 17, 2014 - March 17, 2014 [Past Event]

We’ll be working with Pima County to remove some non-native plants like giant reed and fountain grass here on the edge of Tucson. Help out for just one day, or the entire week! Our work area is a Pima County conservation parcel in a beautiful riparian zone adjacent to the Pusch Ridge Wilderness Area in the Santa Catalina Mountains. As a special bonus for participants on Wednesday, March... read more

2014 Sustainability Conference

March 15, 2014 - March 15, 2014 [Past Event]

Pierce Cedar Creek Institute's annual Sustainability Conference will address current environmental issues which are relevant to everyone and explore ways to shape a more sustainable future. This year the conference welcomes keynote speakers Douglas Jester of 5 Lakes Energy and Tony Kaufman of Lake Village Homestead Farm. Breakout sessions will address permaculture, sustainable energy, and huma... read more

Land Management Planning Workshop

March 08, 2014 - March 22, 2014 [Past Event]

In this detailed two-part workshop series, participants will: • Develop a land management plan specific to their property. • Identify goals and objectives for their site and discover the steps required to achieve those objectives. • Examine stewardship practices for several plant communities (forests, prairie, wetlands, and agricultural land). • Discuss techniques to attract... read more

Soil's Role in Restoring Ecosystem Services

March 6-9, 2014 [Past Event]

The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) holds single-topic conferences that advance the soil science discipline. These focused conferences also provide opportunities to further enhance the SSSA brand and identity. SOIL'S ROLE IN RESTORING ECOSYSTEM SERVICES March 6-9, 2014 Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento, CA Soil Science Society of America meeting supported by Bouyoucos Conference... read more