Wetland Training Courses: Wetland Delineation, Wetland Identification, Wetland Construction & More

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        plants. When you enroll in the series, you should complete Vegetation       October 16, 17, 18 and 19, 2013           Course Code: EH0401CA14

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Identification prior to Methodology for Delineating Wetlands.
 Wetlands Training                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  $1,030 before 10/2/13; $1,050 after; $990 multiple

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        VEGETATION IDENTIFICATION - SOUTH                                           Learn the methods of the experts! This four-day course will introduce

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        September 23 and 24, 2013                 Course Code: EH0201CA14           you to delineating wetlands using the Federal Interagency Wetland

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        $515 before 9/9/13; $525 after; $495 multiple                               Delineation Manual, which is required for use in New Jersey. Techniques

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Plants are the most obvious clues to wetland boundaries. Our two-day        taught will also be applicable to individuals interested in using the 1987

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        combination classroom and field course will teach you how to draw a          Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual as well.


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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        wetland line by identifying a variety of wetland plant species.             Recognize the key indicators of wetlands (hydrophytic vegetation, hydric

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Consultants Joseph Arsenault and Theodore Gorden provide a                  soils and wetland hydrology) while expert instructors Ralph Tiner

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        unique perspective to field identification methods for southern New           and Mallory Gilbert show you how to use them in following proper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jersey vegetation cover types. Learn to identify the area’s most common     delineation methods. Immediately apply criteria learned in the classroom

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        wetland types and their constituent trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants     by performing wetland determinations during team field exercises.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        by studying communities found along coastal plains. Plant distributions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will be explained on the basis of geology, soils and hydrology.             VEGETATION: Analyze plant communities and identify dominant plant
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        - A Field Guide to Wildflowers: Northeastern and North-Central North

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Wetland Delineation Certificate Series                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       America (Peterson Field Guides) [ISBN 0395911729] - $25

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        - The Shrub Identification Book [ISBN 0688050409] G. Symonds - $30           HYDROLOGY: Recognize direct and indirect indicators
    Vegetation Identification for Wetland Delineation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        - The Tree Identification Book [ISBN 0688050395] G. Symonds - $30

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        Methodology for Delineating Wetlands                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Required Textbook

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        VEGETATION IDENTIFICATION - WINTER                                          - Wetland Indicators: A Guide to Wetland Identification, Delineation,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Classification, and Mapping [ISBN 0873718925] R. Tiner - $85
    Additional Environmental Training                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   January 27 and 28, 2014                    Course Code: EH0201CB14

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   Wetland Construction: Planning & Functional Design                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   $515 before 1/13/14; $525 after; $495 multiple                              Recommended Textbook
         Introduction to Wetland Identification                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Increase your expertise by learning to identify vegetation during the       - Munsell Soil Color Chart - $165
                   Lake Management                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      winter season with botanists, Bill Olson and Russell Juelg. Most species

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                  ArcGIS: Introduction                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  remain available for identification throughout the cold, winter months.      Northeast-Northcentral Regions will not be covered in this class.
     ArcGIS: Editing and Data Development Series                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        With the right clues and tips on what to look for, you can gain the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        expertise of winter plants throughout northern AND southern New Jersey
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   Office of Continuing Professional Education                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              If you are not familiar with wetlands, hydrology, or vegetation,
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                                                                                                                                                                                                          Zip                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           - Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide [ISBN 0316604429] L. Newcomb - $25                     Introduction to Wetland Identification prior to the series.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        - Wildflowers and Winter Weeds [ISBN 0393316785] L. Brown - $25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        - The Shrub Identification Book [ISBN 0688050409] G. Symonds - $30                              Please see inside for course details.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        - The Tree Identification Book [ISBN 0688050395] G. Symonds - $30
    Additional                                                              RECERTIFICATION CREDITS: All courses in this brochure have been                              Additional
    Wetlands                                                                       submitted for recertification credits, as applicable.
      Training                                                                   Visit www.cpe.rutgers.edu/credits for approval status.
WETLAND CONSTRUCTION:                                                                INTRODUCTION TO WETLAND IDENTIFICATION                                       LAKE MANAGEMENT                                                              ArcGIS: INTRODUCTION
PLANNING AND FUNCTIONAL DESIGN                                                       October 17, 2013                            Course Code: EH0102CA14          November 14 and 15, 2013                     Course Code: EW0301CA14         October 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2013 (Thursday evenings)
September 16 and 17, 2013             Course Code: EH0603CA14                        $285 before 10/3/13; $325 after                                              $395 per person; $275 one-day only                                           $825 per person; $795 multiple          Course Code: EG0914CA14
$695 before 9/2/13; $725 after                                                       When you delineate wetlands without the proper training or experience,                                                                                    Test out your GIS knowledge and skill with hands-on GIS software
                                                                                                                                                                  Whether you are a lake manager, a lake resident, an ecologist or an          application! This 12-hour evening course offers core functionality,
                                                                                     you run the risk of regulatory and career repercussions. Wetlands training
                                                                                                                                                                  engineer, this popular two-day course is for you. From small ponds to        basic display and map querying functions, metadata browsing and file
You have developed your wetland construction plan in Wetland                         can be difficult to grasp if you start your education in an advanced           large lakes to drinking water reservoirs to fishing lakes, if you want your   management, basic analysis techniques, and map layout.
Construction: Princicples and Techniques, now put it into action!                    course. Don’t make the mistake of jumping into the Methodology for           lake and watershed management efforts to be successful, you need a
                                                                                     Delineating Wetlands course without first being exposed to the basic          technically sound foundation. This course will give you the training you
Calculation of the amount, depth, duration, and timing of water                      principles of wetland delineation in this course!                            need to properly investigate and diagnose lake quality problems as           ArcGIS: EDITING & DATA DEVELOPMENT
anticipated in a constructed wetland is an essential element for preparing                                                                                        well as the tools to develop and implement cost-effective, restoration        November 7, 14, 21 and Dec. 5, 2013 (Thursday evenings)
functional wetland designs. Build upon your wetland construction                     This one-day combination classroom and field course, led by wetland           measures.                                                                    $825 per person; $795 multiple          Course Code: EG0915CA14
knowledge with this course, as it provides you with specific directions for           expert, Ralph Tiner will teach you the basics of wetland identification
preparing and comparing hydrographs for wetland construction projects.               and introduce you to the practice of wetland delineation. It will provide    Led by Dr. Stephen Souza, President, Princeton Hydro, LLC and other          If you have completed ArcGIS: Introduction, or if you are familiar with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the toolbars and basic functions of Arc Map/Catalog, let us guide you
                                                                                     the essential background material needed for further study in the field of    industry professionals, you will be guided through the benefits and           through real world editing tasks and data management processes that
The single biggest mistake in botched wetland construction projects is               wetland delineation. Come review the skills you need to begin to identify    pitfalls of all of the most commonly implemented lake and pond               are vital for intermediate GIS users to know.
failure to understand the amount and seasonal distribution of water                  freshwater wetlands and their boundaries!                                    management measures. The new, interactive nature of the course will
over time. Learn about depth, duration and timing of water, and how                                                                                               provide attendees with the opportunity to discuss the specific issues and
                                                                                     FEATURED TOPICS:                                                             problems impacting the condition of your own waterbody. The course                            4 CONVENIENT WAYS TO REGISTER
to calculate and anticipate hydrologic patterns before your wetland is
                                                                                                                                                                  also provides for “hands-on” problem solving and in-class application of
constructed! You will learn about:                                                      • Wetland definitions and concepts
                                                                                        • Wetland hydrology indicators                                            the featured course topics.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Phone: 732.932.9271, M-F 8AM - 4:30PM.
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HYDROGEOMORPHOLOGY: a wetland construction planning tool                                • Wetland vegetation - hydrophytic plant indicators
                                                                                        • Wetland Soils - soil colors, hydric soil indicators                     FEATURED TOPICS - DAY ONE:                                                     Fax: 732.932.8726, 24 Hours. Please include credit card information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 or copy of your check, money order or purchase order with your fax.
WATER BUDGET CALCULATION: inputs/outputs and TR-55 runoff curves                         • Wetland Types - wetland classification, wetland maps                        • Overview of Ecology of Lakes, Ponds and Reservoirs
                                                                                        • Review of wetland plant characteristics                                    • Water Quality Monitoring
THORNTHWAITE METHOD: used for predicting evapotranspiration                          FIELD EXERCISES:
                                                                                                                                                                     • Implementation of a Lake Restoration Plan                                     Mail: Registration Desk, NJAES Office of Continuing Professional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Education, Rutgers University, 102 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ
                                                                                                                                                                     • Identification of Invasive Aquatic Weeds and Nuisance Algae                     08901-8519. Please make check payable to: Rutgers University
                                                                                        • Wetland plant identification
ESTIMATING STREAM FLOW: basic approach for producing hydrographs                                                                                                     • IPM Strategies
                                                                                        • Hydric soil recognition

A visit to a constructed wetland complex in central New Jersey
                                                                                        • Wetland hydrology indicators
                                                                                                                                                                  FEATURED TOPICS - DAY TWO:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Web: Please visit our website at: www.cpe.rutgers.edu for information.
                                                                                        • Wetland delineation                                                                                                                                         Payment Policy - All students must have prearranged for payment
will highlight the “real world” application of functional wetland design.                                                                                            • Silt and Erosion Problem Solving
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      to be admitted to the class (purchase order, check, VISA, Mastercard,
Please dress for fieldwork.                                                           Required Textbook                                                               • Design of Aeration System                                                      American Express or money order).
                                                                                     - In Search of Swampland: A Wetland Sourcebook and Field Guide                  • Implementation of a Dredging Project
                                                                                         [ISBN 0813536812], Second Edition, R. Tiner, $30                            • Aquascaping, Shoreline Stabilization and Lakeside Buffers                       Refunds - You may withdraw from these courses with a full refund
Instructor, Mallory N. Gilbert, PWS, CPSS, CPSSC (Mal) has been a                                                                                                    • Maximizing Your Recreational Fishery                                           minus a processing fee provided our office is notified at least
private consultant since 1986 and has more than thirty-five years of                  Get a jump start on completing the Wetland Delineation Certificate               • Management Strategies for Controlling Canada Geese                             three (3) full working days prior to the start of the course. Beyond
professional experience in plant sciences, natural resources                            Series and register for the Vegetation Identification - Winter                                                                                                 that time, registrants may be responsible for the full registration fee.
                                                                                                                                                                     • Interactive Group Problem Solving
management, and wetland and soil sciences.                                                                                                                                                                                                            Substitutions are welcomed.
                                                                                                  course upon completion of this program!

Description: Rutgers is offering a variety of wetland training courses in Fall and Winter 2013. Course offerings include Wetland Construction: Planning and Functional Design (September 16-17, 2013), Vegetation Identification for Wetland Delineation - South (September 23-24, 2013), Methodology for Delineating Wetlands (October 16-19, 2013), Introduction to Wetland Identification (October 17, 2013), and Vegetation Identification for Wetland Delineation - Winter (January 27-28, 2014). Complete the Vegetation Identification and Methodology courses to earn the Wetland Delineation Certificate! Environmental training courses in Lake Management and ArcGIS are also available. Please see brochure for course details and registration information or visit http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/wetlands.