Wetland delineation workshop series

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Advanced Wetland Delineation Training Workshops

Site 1:

June 21–22, 2018 | 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m. | Hampton Inn & Suites, La Crosse, Wis.

Site 2:

August 9–10, 2018 | 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m. | Hotel Mead, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.

Learn:

The Advanced workshop provides more in-depth training in wetland delineation methodology and field experience. Successful completion of the Basic Wetland Delineation Training Workshop is a prerequisite for admission. This course may be taken multiple times.

Fee:

$400includes continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments

Limited to 20 participants per location

Site 1: La Crosse

June 21–22, 2018 | 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m. | Hampton Inn & Suites, La Crosse, Wis.

The La Crosse workshop (Site 1) is full. Please add your name to the waiting list. We will contact people on the wait list (in order of sign-up) to offer seats that become available due to cancellations.

Site 2: Wisconsin Rapids

August 9–10, 2018 | 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m. | Hotel Mead, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.

The Wisconsin Rapids workshop (Site 2) is full. Please add your name to the waiting list. We will contact people on the wait list (in order of sign-up) to offer seats that become available due to cancellations.

CEUs:

1.6 CEUs/16 contact hours/16 Soil Tester certification (course Id# 14786)

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are a means of recognizing and recording satisfactory participation in non-degree programs. University of Wisconsin-Extension (UW-Ex) awards one CEU for each 10 contact hours in a continuing education experience. Actual contact hours are recorded. CEUs are offered at no additional charge, through the UW-Ex.

UW-Ex CEUs fulfill continuing education requirements for many professionals, agencies and organizations. Professional associations may have specific licensing requirements. Individuals should contact their licensing association before assuming UW-Ex CEUs will fulfill all requirements.

UW-La Crosse keeps records of individual CEUs for three years of programming. Certificates are emailed within two weeks of the conclusion of each program. Requests for duplicate CEU certificates are charged a $15 processing fee.

Request form for duplicate CEU hours & certificates

Cancellation policy:

Substitutions welcome. Full refund less $50 processing fee two weeks prior to event, no refunds thereafter. Cancellations must be submitted in writing to: conted@uwlax.edu.

A transfer fee of $50 is charged when requesting the cancellation of one workshop and registering for another workshop.

Lodging:

Lodging - Site 1:

A limited block of rooms are available at:

Hampton Inn & Suites
511 3rd Street North
La Crosse, WI 54601
608.791.4004

Room block expires: May 18, 2018   
Please reserve your overnight accommodations early as there are a limited number of special rates available. Once a room block has filled and/or after room block expiration date, reservations received are subject to space availability and at prevailing room rates.

Refer to: UWL Basic Wetland workshop when making reservations.

Room rates, per night: 

  • $93/ night single occupancy
  • $123/night double occupancy

Rates do not include sales or room tax. Please refer to the hotels website or contact them directly for check-in and check-out times, services and amenities, directions, parking/shuttle service and other hotel information.

Lodging - Site 2:

A limited block of rooms are available at:

Hotel Mead
451 Grand Avenue
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
715.423.1500

Room block expires: July 16, 2018

Please reserve your overnight accommodations early as there are a limited number of special rates available. Once a room block has filled and/or after room block expiration date, reservations received are subject to space availability and at prevailing room rates.

Refer to: Wetland workshops when making reservations. You must call the hotel to book at the special rates.

Room rates, per night: 

  • $93/night single
  • $99/night double
  • $109/night triple
  • $119/night quad

Rates do not include sales or room tax. Please refer to the hotels website or contact them directly for check-in and check-out times, services and amenities, directions, parking/shuttle service and other hotel information.

2018 Advanced Wetland Delineation Training Agenda
June 21–22, 2018 | Hampton Inn & Suites, La Crosse, WI
August 9–10, 2018 | Hotel Mead, Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Day 1:
Thursday, June 21, 2017, La Crosse
Thursday, August 9, 2017, Wisconsin Rapids

7:30–8 a.m.

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8–8:15 a.m.

Introduction
D. Timothy Gerber, Professor, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; member of Rivers Studies Center

8:15–8:30 a.m.

Hydric Soils Indicator Review
La Crosse: Kevin Traastad, MLRA Soil Survey Leader, NRCS
Wisconsin Rapids: Mike Rokus, MLRA Soil Survey Project Leader, NRCS

8:30–9 a.m.

Updates
Steve D. Eggers, Senior Ecologist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Field Activities
Full Wetland Instructor Team & Tom Nedland, Wetland Identification Coordinator; Wisconsin DNR

Day 2: 
Friday, June 22, 2017, La Crosse
Friday, August 10, 2017, Wisconsin Rapids

7:30–8 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Field Activities
Full Wetland Instructor Team

Notes:

  • Travel and carpooling is required
  • Clothing must be appropriate for all weather conditions
  • Bring a water bottle and field gear
  • Bag lunch provided in field on both days

Future locations:

Site 1:

2018-2021 remains in La Crosse, Wis.

Site 2:

2018: Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. 
2019: Waukesha, Wis 
2020: Sturgeon Bay, Wis. 
2021: Siren, Wis.