Current topics, including the implications of the 2015 EPA Clean Water Rule, SWANCC and Rapanos decisions and the Regional Supplemental methods are addressed. The first two days of the course are lecture / group discussion; the latter two days are all field work. This course provides the skills necessary for a person to delineate wetlands correctly, provides 2.5 pre-approved credit hours of specific wetland coursework toward the Society of Wetland Scientists' Professional Wetland Scientist certification, satisfies most state Department of Transportation wetland training requirements, and satisfies the education requirements to sit for the Minnesota and Virginia wetland certification examinations. Richard Chinn is a WDCP-listed trainer, Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS), ACOE-certified Wetland Delineator, and Certified Environmental Trainer. Mr. Chinn has personally trained 8000+ scientists since 1994 in ACOE protocol for the WDCP with varying levels of education and experience. No prerequisite knowledges or skills are required for the training; ability to identify common, dominant, local plants is required for wetland determinations. Fee: $1100 includes comprehensive workbook, Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain Regional Supplement (or a different supplement upon request), interpretative clarification memoranda, State List of Hydric Soils, NWI Plant List for that Region, Certificate, 2.5 pre-approved credit hour equivalents toward Professional Wetland Scientist certification, 3.8 CEUs, and miscellaneous information. Richard Chinn provides ACOE training in 25+ cities annually. Please see our web page, http://www.richardchinn.com, for other courses & locations. To register or for additional information, see our web page, http://www.richardchinn.com, email us at email@example.com, call us at 813.655.7549 or fax us at 813.354.4659.
| Location Houston, Texas (& others)
|| Contact Richard Chinn, PWS, CET
||Sponsor: Richard Chinn Environmental Training, Inc.