This is a 7.0 hour live lecture presentation with the instructors and students together in the same room. It will be conducted in a handicap-accessible conference room with ample seating space and writing surface for all attendees. Bound written materials, authored by the faculty, will be distributed to all participants at the program. Attendance will be monitored and reported to LA/CES.
This course covers soils, causes of erosion and sediment production, goals for and selection of erosion and sediment control practices, calculations for determining soil loss, and non-structural erosion and sediment control best practices.
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Learners will be able to identify the types and causes of erosion and sediment production and describe the variables impacting erosion.
Learners will be able to discuss the goals for and the selection of erosion and sediment control practices, including minimizing site disturbance, preserving natural vegetation, and selecting appropriate practices for disturbed areas on construction sites.
Learners will be able to apply Manning's calculation for determining soil loss and be able to explain the importance of soil testing and maintaining pH and organic matter to sustain vegetation.
Learners will be able to identify and describe non-structural erosion and sediment control best practices.
Stephen Zwilling, Matt Welch
HalfMoon Education Inc.