Wetland Monitoring

March 1, 2022

Are you interested in learning about Wetlands and Monitoring?

Learn more through a series of online modules covering wetland monitoring, seasonal and semi-permanent wetlands, permanent wetlands, watercourses, and energy response planning.

Contact https://forms.gle/v3FBrnpNxMQsn4Ma7 for more information and to register.

To learn more about the wetland and monitoring modules, keep reading!

Module 1: Introduction to Wetlands and Monitoring

  • Module 1 takes place virtually on March 7, 2022, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Introduction to Wetlands and Monitoring gives participants a general understanding of wetlands, including:
    • Viewing different types of wetlands and wetland monitoring,
    • Exploring plants and animals typical of Ephemeral (Class I) and Temporary (Class II) wetlands in-depth,
    • Identifying species,
    • Explaining how to select sites for monitoring, how to complete a Wetland Health Visual Survey, and
    • Providing field safety and field tips and tricks.

Module 2: Wading into Seasonal and Semi-Permanent Wetlands

Module 2 takes place virtually on March 14th, 2022, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

  • Wading into Seasonal and Semi-Permanent Wetlands gives participants an in-depth understanding of plants and animals typical of Seasonal (Class III) and Semi-Permanent (Class IV) wetlands, including:
    • Identifying species,
    • Completing an amphibian survey.

Module 3: Deep Dive into Permanent Wetlands

  • Module 3 takes place virtually on March 21st, 2022, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Deep Dive into Permanent Wetlands gives participants an in-depth understanding of plants and animals typical of Permanent (Class V) wetlands, including:
    • Identifying species,
    • Completing a wetland bird survey.

Module 4: Watercourses and Emergency Response Planning

  • Module 4 takes place virtually on March 28th, 2022, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Watercourses and Emergency Response Planning gives participants an in-depth understanding of watercourse monitoring and emergency responses, including:
    • Performing a benthic invertebrate survey,
    • Monitoring water quality,
    • Spotting wetland contaminants.

 


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