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Methodology for Delineating Wetlands

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Synopsis: 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.
Start Time: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 8:30 AM
End Time: Saturday, October 19, 2013 5:00 PM
Location: Off-Campus Locations
Address: No Street Address
Campus: Off Campus
City, State, Country: Basking Ridge, Nj And Cream Ridge, Nj, NJ US
Fee: See website
Speaker: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/eh0401ca.html
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Contact Name: Dalynn Knigge
Contact Email: knigge@njaes.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (732) 932-9271 ext. 622
Additional Information:

Learn how to recognize key indicators of wetlands (hydrophytic vegetation, hydric soils and other signs of wetland hydrology) and how to use them to follow the delineation methods outlined in the manual. Immediately apply criteria learned in the classroom while performing wetland determinations during team field exercises.

Features of Wetland Indicators

  • Vegetation: Analyze plant communities and identify dominant plants and indicators of hydrophytic vegetation
  • Soils: Identify sandy and non-sandy hydric soils based on the National List of hydric soil field indicators
  • Hydrology: Recognize direct and indirect indicators
Target Audience: General Public