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Introduction to Wetland Identification

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Synopsis: 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.
Start Time: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 9:00 AM
End Time: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 5:00 PM
Location: Off-Campus Locations
Address: No Street Address
Campus: Off Campus
Room: Somerset County Environmental Education Center - L
City, State, Country: Basking Ridge, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/eh0102ca.html
Contact Name: Bianca Kovalenko
Contact Email: b.kovalenko@rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7316
Additional Information:

You will learn:

  • Why wetlands are important
  • How they differ
  • What indicators are used for wetland identification
  • About the current regulations in New Jersey

You'll also find out how to access and use government maps in order to identify wetlands on your property, on lands you may be interested in purchasing or on properties on which you conduct environmental, landscaping or other site development or remediation work. You'll even get you a simple introduction to the practice of wetland delineation (the technical skill of determining a wetlands precise boundaries) --- all in one day!

Target Audience: Alumni,  General Public