Wetland delineation workshop series

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Dan Carter is senior biologist for the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. His primary responsibilities are natural areas assessment and planning, wetland and environmental corridor delineation, and rare plant surveys.  His background is in restoration and plant ecology, and he has worked in a wide range of plant community types, ranging from sagebrush-steppe to true aquatic. He received his bachelor's in Biology from Grinnell College and his doctorate in Biology from Kansas State University.

Steve Eggers is a senior ecologist and Professional Wetland Scientist with the Regulatory Branch of the St. Paul District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He has specialized in Clean Water Act jurisdiction, wetland plant communities, wetland delineation, compensatory mitigation, and impact assessment of projects in waters/wetlands. Since 1994, he has served as lead instructor for Regulatory IV (wetland delineation) training sessions in Minnesota and Wisconsin for Tribal, Federal, state and local agency staff. Steve is a member of both the National Advisory Team for Wetland Delineation and the National Technical Committee for Wetland Vegetation. He co-authored Wetland Plants and Plant Communities of Minnesota and Wisconsin  (1987, 1997, 2011) now in its third edition.

D. Timothy Gerber is a member of the River Studies Center and a Biology Professor at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL). He currently teaches aquatic plant biology, plant identification, plant taxonomy and other courses at UWL. His research interests focus on exotic aquatic plant species control and wetland/aquatic plant distributions in Wisconsin.

Tom Nedland is the Wetland Identification Coordinator with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Bureau of Watershed Management. He has a B.S. in Wildlife Management from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and a M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Tom is a Professional Wetland Scientist (P.W.S. #1939) with experience in both the public and private sector.  Tom currently has statewide responsibilities associated with DNR’s Wetland Identification Program, in which he reviews wetland delineation reports, conducts wetland determinations and delineations, provides internal and external training opportunities on wetland delineation protocols and helps administer DNR’s Assured Wetland Delineator program.

Pat Trochlell is a wetland ecologist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources working on wetland issues including wetland identification and delineation, training, assessment, invasive species, monitoring, mitigation and restoration. Her background is in wildlife biology, soil science and wetland ecology.