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Vegetation Identification for Wetland Delineation: North

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Synopsis: This two-day combination classroom and field course will teach you how to quickly and confidently identify plant species that are important in determining if an area meets the hydrophytic vegetation criterion for wetland delineation, focusing on ID characteristics.
Start Time: Monday, May 19, 2014 8:30 AM
End Time: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 5:00 PM
Location: Off-Campus Locations
Address: No Street Address
Campus: Off Campus
Room: Schooley's Mountain
City, State, Country: Washington Township, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/eh0201cd.html
Contact Name: Dalynn Knigge
Contact Email: knigge@njaes.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (732) 932-9271 ext. 622
Additional Information:

You cannot delineate a wetland without experience identifying wetland plants. Learn basic plant ID groups, basic plant morphology and some basic botanical terminology in this course.

Featured Topics

  • Introduction to Plant Identification and Wetland Plant Indicator Statuses
  • Use of keys in the field
  • Plant Names, Plant Groups, General Plant Morphology
  • Basic Botanical Terminology
  • Woody Plant Morphology
  • Grass Morphology
  • Sedge/Rush Morphology

Learn About

  • Meadows
  • Restoration Areas
  • Emergent Wetlands
  • Riparian Forest
  • Shrubs
  • Field Edges
  • Mature Forest
  • Upload-Wetland transition
Target Audience: General Public