Restoring for Value: Getting the Most from Restoration

October 13, 2015 - October 13, 2015

Southeast Chapter - SER Annual Meeting - Workshop in Partnership with Restoration Training Collaborative Cost: $85 Includes lunch and choice of one of these books: Ecological Restoration: Principles, Values, and Structure of an Emerging Profession, 2nd Edition or Project Planning and Management for Ecological Restoration. Learn about restoration principles and their application, effective proje... read more

Restoration Ecology

October 17, 2015 - October 18, 2015

Restoration ecology is the process of returning form and function to disturbed or destroyed ecosystems. Areas once supporting extensive habitat have often experienced drastic changes, making the return of historic ecosystems extremely challenging. Adapting to these challenges is a central pursuit of restoration ecologists and restoration practitioners. This workshop will approach work in modifi... read more

Methodology for Delineating Wetlands

October 20, 2015 - October 23, 2015

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

Introduction to Wetland Identification

October 21, 2015 - October 21, 2015

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... read more

Understanding Advanced Stormwater Management Techniques

October 26, 2015 - October 26, 2015

This course will focus on the design, construction and maintenance of bioretention, gravel wetland, constructed wetland and infiltration type stormwater management BMPs. Although promoted over the past 10 years by the NJDEP, advanced stormwater management techniques still tend to be incorrectly constructed, utilized improperly or inadequately maintained. This has often led to basin failures or ... read more

Lake Management

November 09, 2015 - November 10, 2015

Whether you are a lake manager or a lake resident, an ecologist or an engineer, this popular two-day course is for you. From small ponds to large lakes, drinking water reservoirs to fishing lakes, if you want your lake and watershed management efforts to be successful you need a technically sound foundation. This course will give you the training needed to properly investigate and diagnose lake... read more

Innovative Technologies for Site Remediation

December 08, 2015 - December 08, 2015

This one-day program will provide you with the basics of performing successful remediation using a variety of innovative in situ technologies as well as present "real" site data derived from actual innovative technologies projects. The course will focus on choosing the "right" technology or combination of technologies, as well as delivery methods for given site conditions. read more

Ecological Evaluation

December 17, 2015 - December 17, 2015

If you work with environmentally sensitive sites in New Jersey, it is critical that you fully understand the NJDEP’s ecological evaluation process. In this one day class, ecology expert Charles Harman will review basic ecological evaluation and risk principles and then walk you through New Jersey’s ecological evaluation process using real case studies. You will learn how elements su... read more