Wetland Delineation 101
Accurate wetland delineations are a necessity for many types of land use projects. When you need to expand your business capabilities and hone your skills, this intensive combination of classroom and field training will teach you what you need to know and provide valuable hands-on delineation experience. This traditional 38-hour wetlands delineation class covers the current and proposed USACOE wetlands delineation methods as well as the recent Rapanos decision.
This online version has been accepted as suitable training for the various States that require wetland delineation certification training. An intensive combination of online classroom and field training, Swamp School is a hands-on way to learn all the necessary skills to perform wetland delineations.
The class will cover the following topics: Introduction to wetlands and wetlands history; several wetland delineations methods (US Army Corps of Engineers, Regional Supplements, and Federal Manual); wetland hydrology assessment; hydric soils studies; wetland vegetation identification; and the Rapanos decision.
The class contains approximately 24 hours of lectures and activities. It is highly recommended that you allow 3 to 4 weeks to complete the online material. Once you have finished with the classroom lectures and activities, the field component can be started. The Swamp School offers the required 2-day field class almost every month and in several States. Pick a date and location that fits your schedule and we will see you in the swamp! Wetlands delineation training includes 24/7 online access to your class, 3.8 CEUs (Continuing Education Units), and Certificate of Training. Field supplies required include a soil auger, a Munsell soil color chart, a plant identification guide, and a notebook.
Introduction to Wetlands
This class has been prepared for individuals that need a working knowledge of the regulatory and business aspect of wetlands. If you are in industry or any other land-use business this class is a great primer on what you need to know. Topics covered include: The history of wetlands regulation in the United States; the laws regulating the use of wetlands; what is a wetland from a legal sense; and what business opportunities do wetlands present.
The class is offered entirely online and is approximately 4 hours in length. There are a number of quizzes and activities to reinforce the course content and also to make it fun. We also provide you with a number of online resources that will help you identify potential wetlands on your land without ever leaving your office. Introduction to Wetlands - 2010 training includes 24/7 online access to your class, 0.4 CEUs (Continuing Education Units), and with the successful completion of the class, a Certificate of Training.