Did you know that most all activities that impact wetlands are regulated? This interactive webcast will provide a basic understanding of wetland ecology, types, functions and management. We will discuss the economic, environmental, and social importance of wetlands. This course emphasizes wetland ecology, wildlife needs, enhancement of wetland functions, wetland determination, design and implementation, management, and monitoring considerations. This webcast includes a discussion of both the history of and recent changes to federal wetland laws and regulations. We will present an overview of the current issues and regulatory aspects of wetlands including discussion of the Clean Water Act (Section 401 and Section 404). This basic course will benefit developers, engineer, project managers, contractors, planners, land use officials and architects.
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
•Gain a basic understanding of wetland ecology, types, functions and management
•Discuss the impact of wetlands on the environment, economy, recreation and aesthetics
•Comprehend the importance of wetland determination, enhancement, design, and management
•Recite recent changes in federal wetland laws and regulations
•Comprehend the fundamentals of the Clean Water Act (Section 401 and Section 404)