Wetland delineation workshop series

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Hydric Soils Identification

July 11–13, 2018 | 2.5 days | 1:30–5 p.m., Wednesday; 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Thursday and Friday

Location: The Hausmann Nature Center at Lapham Peak
Lapham Peak State Park is located in Delafield, Wisconsin in the heart of the Lake Country, WI area. It’s located one mile south of I-94, 25 miles west of Milwaukee and 45 miles east of Madison, Wis.

Kettle Moraine State Forest—Lapham Peak Unit | W329 N846 Co. C | Delafield, WI 53018


This workshop introduces participants to wetland soils fieldwork and the paperwork that needs to be filed for wetland delineations in relation to the soils component. Lectures on wetland soils and their identification form the core of this workshop. It is preferable but not required to take this workshop prior to the Basic Wetland Delineation Training Workshop.

Topics covered include:

This course is an introduction to the concepts of hydric soils and wetlands. Topics include soil descriptions, wetland chemistry, redoximorphic features and field indicators. Emphasis is placed on identification and writing hydric soil profile descriptions and use of the NRCS field indicators of hydric soils. Participants should have a basic understanding of soil genesis and morphology.


1.8 CEUs/18 contact hours

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 information coming soon.

Agenda coming soon.


All course handouts/materials will be provided to registrants on a flash drive that will be handed out at registration. This flash drive is included in the cost of the course. The materials will also be posted online on this website.

Please check back closer to the workshop date for updates.

2018-2021 TBD, Waukesha, Wis.