Map of Regions for Wisconsin.Wetland Delineation Training Workshop Materials

General Information:

2013 Advanced Workshop Updates (32 page PDF)

Updated Soils Information (33 page PDF)

2012 Species List (34 page PDF)

1987 Corps Wetland Delineation Manual http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/elpubs/pdf/wlman87.pdf

Regional Supplements to the Corps Manual
http://www.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/RegulatoryProgramandPermits/reg_supp.aspx

Wetland Regulatory Programs:

Wetland Protection in Wisconsin (7 page PDF)

  • Wetland Permits
  • Restoration Permits
  • Wetland Compensatory Mitigation

http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/wetlands/programs.html

Vegetation Links:

Flora of North America – Species keys in currently published volumes of the approximately 20,000 species found in North America north of Mexico including Greenland www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1

Freckmann Herbarium (UW-Stevens Point) – Flora of WI is searchable; species descriptions, WI distribution maps and other information may be found for WI species http://wisplants.uwsp.edu

Wisconsin Flora References (5 page PDF)

Wetland Plants and Plant Communities (Eggers & Reed, 3rd ed., 2011) http://www.mvp.usace.army.mil/Portals/57/docs/regulatory/WetlandBook/Introduction%20Key.pdf

Wetland Plants Species List – This list provides the wetland indicator status for species: 2014 National Wetlands Plant List http://rsgisias.crrel.usace.army.mil/NWPL 

USGS Midwestern Wetland Flora; a field office guide to plant species www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/plants/floramw/index.htm

Wisconsin State Herbarium (UW-Madison) – Flora of WI is searchable; species descriptions, WI distribution maps and other information may be found for WI species at the Wisflora link www.botany.wisc.edu/herbarium

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Soils Links:

Field Indicators for Hydric Soils in the United States  http://soils.usda.gov

Introduction to Hydric Soil Terminology (PPT, 163 KB)

Using Soil Taxonomy to Identify Hydric Soils (PDF, 9 MB)

Redoximophic Features (PPT, 4.5 MB)

Field Indicators of Hydric Soil (PPT, 132 KB)

Overview of Hydric Soils (58 page PDF)

Web Soil Survey http://websoilsurvey.nrcs.usda.gov/app/HomePage.htm

USDA Off-site mapping conventions ftp://ftp-fc.sc.egov.usda.gov/WI/nfsam/nfsam21.pdf

Web Soil Survey http://websoilsurvey.sc.egov.usda.gov/App/HomePage.htm

NRCS Wetland Documentation Form ftp://ftp-fc.sc.egov.usda.gov/WI/resources/NRCS-CPA-32W.pdf

Soil Indicator “Cheat Sheets”, version 7 (2 page PDF)

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Wetland Water Quality Standards:

Chapter NR 103 – Water Quality Standards for Wetlands www.legis.state.wi.us/rsb/code/nr/nr103.pdf

Water Quality Standards for Wetlands: A guide to NR 103 www.epa.gov/waterscience/standards/wqslibrary/wi/wi_5_wqs.pdf

Chapter NR 299 – Water Quality Certification www.legis.state.wi.us/rsb/code/nr/nr299.pdf

Chapter NR 350 – Wetland Compensatory Mitigation www.legis.state.wi.us/rsb/code/nr/nr350.pdf

Chapter NR 351 – Exemptions from Water Quality Certification in Nonfederal Wetlands www.legis.state.wi.us/rsb/code/nr/nr351.pdf

Chapter NR 352 - Delineation of Nonfederal Wetlands www.legis.state.wi.us/rsb/code/nr/nr352.pdf

Chapter NR 353 – Wetland Conservation Activities www.legis.state.wi.us/rsb/code/nr/nr353.pdf

Clean Water Act, Section 404 www.epa.gov/wetlands/regs/sec404.html

1999 Wisconsin ACT 147 www.legis.state.wi.us/1999/data/acts/99Act147.pdf

2001 Wisconsin ACT 6 www.legis.state.wi.us/2001/data/acts/01Act6.pdf

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Hydrology Links:

USGS’ Wisconsin Water Science Center and National Water Information System

[water table maps, hydroperiod graphs, simple water budgets, flood freq map, nested wells, chemical sampling, flow modeling]

NRCS’s WETS tables www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/climate/wets_doc.html

Ecosystem Restoration Science & Engineering http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/ecosystem/index.html

Wisconsin Drought Watch http://waterwatch.usgs.gov/?map_type=dryw&state=wi

Current Streamflow in Wisconsin http://waterdata.usgs.gov/wi/nwis/rt

Mississippi River Stages/Flows www.mvp-wc.usace.army.mil/projects

Wisconsin Groundwater Levels http://wi.water.usgs.gov/data/groundwater.html

Designing and Installing Monitoring Wells in Wetlands: http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/elpubs/pdf/tnwrap00-2.pdf

List of Wisconsin Geological/Hydrogeological Publications www.uwex.edu/wgnhs/pubs.htm

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Problem and Atypical Wetlands:

Wisconsin Land Economic Inventory Maps “Bordner Survey” http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/EcoNatRes/subcollections/WILandInvAbout.html

Chapter NR 103 – Water Quality Standards for Wetlands www.legis.state.wi.us/rsb/code/nr/nr103.pdf

Chapter NR 350 – Wetland Compensatory Mitigation www.legis.state.wi.us/rsb/code/nr/nr350.pdf

DNR Surface Water Data Viewer mapping application for Wisconsin water resources including wetlands http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/surfacewater/swdv/

DNR's wetlands page http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/wetlands/

Wetland Compensatory Mitigation http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Wetlands/Mitigation/index.html

National Academy of Sciences’ “Wetlands: Characteristics and Boundries” www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=4766 [recommends regionalization of wetland delineation i.e., need for regional supplements]

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Field Delineation Methodology:

Interim Regional Supplement to the Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual:
Midwest Region http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/elpubs/pdf/trel08-27.pdf
Field data sheet and report documentation – Appendix C of supplement

NRCS Maps http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/home

USGS Maps http://nationalmap.gov/

Wisconsin Wetland Inventory Maps http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Wetlands/inventory.html

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Other Links of Interest:

US Army Corps of Engineers (COE) home page www.usace.army.mil/Pages/default.aspx

US Environmental Protection Agency home page www.epa.gov

US Geologic Survey home page www.usgs.gov

US Fish and Wildlife Service home page www.fws.gov

NRCS home page www.nrcs.usda.gov

Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) www.sws.org

Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC) www.sewrpc.org/SEWRPC.htm

Wetland Delineation Professional Assurance Program: WI Department of Natural Resources (DNR) http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/wetlands/assurance.html

[DNR has established a professional assurance program for those highly experienced professional wetland consultants that meet certain qualifications. Professional assurance means that the work of individuals meeting training and performance standards will receive spot checks rather than individual review. This should result in faster decisions and improved wetlands protection.]

Wetland Delineation (general information) http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/wetlands/delineation.html

Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (WNHGS) home page www.uwex.edu/wgnhs

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) home page http://dnr.wi.gov/

UW-La Crosse River Studies Center http://www.uwlax.edu/biology/River-Studies-Center.htm

UW-La Crosse Continuing Education and Extension www.uwlax.edu/conted

Printable Wetland Delineation Information Packet (5 page PDF)

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