These workshops are intended for engineers, planners, scientists, resource managers, local and tribal officials, environmental professionals and others interested in the determination of wetland boundaries.
No, there is no wetland delineation certification for Wisconsin.
There are no requirements for the Basic Wetland Delineation workshop. The Basic workshop is a prerequisite for the Advanced workshop.
Currently, you are not required to take the Plant ID or Hydric Soils workshops prior to the Basic or Advanced workshops. Plant ID workshops are offered yearly. Hydric Soils workshops have been offered periodically.
You can take the Basic and Advanced workshops back-to-back or you could take the Basic in one location and the Advanced elsewhere.
Both the Midwest and Northcentral Regional Supplements are covered in the course.
The materials to read or brush up on for a basic understanding of what we cover in the training workshops revolves around information from the Army Corps of Engineers.
See: Supplements to the 1987 Corps manual for the region you work in at http://www.usace.army.mil/missions/civilworks/regulatoryprogramandpermits/reg_supp.aspx
1987 Corps of Engineers Wetlands Delineation Manual www.cpe.rutgers.edu/Wetlands/1987-Army-Corps-Wetlands-Delineation-Manual.pdf.
Yes, all of the wetland delineation workshops provided by UW-Lacrosse count towards the State of Wisconsin’s assured delineator program’s CEU requirements.