Critical Methods in Wetland Delineation

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March 2, 2022 | 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Central Time, a virtual workshop


  • This is a refresher course that will cover:
    • State and federal wetland regulations and policies
    • Wetland delineation protocols and practices
    • Wetland mitigation and monitoring

NOTE: This is an online workshop for 2022.

Critical Methods in Wetland Delineation

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  Early registration discount by Feb. 2, 2022 Register Feb. 3, 2022 or later
Fee: $89 $109

Registration includes access to the online workshop and access to recordings for one week after the event.

Continuing Education Units

.6 CEUs/6 contact hours

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

UWL 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 UWL CEUs will fulfill all requirements.

UWL 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 $25 processing fee two weeks prior to event, no refunds thereafter. Cancellations must be submitted in writing to:

A transfer fee of $25 is charged when requesting the cancellation of one workshop and registering for another workshop.

2022 Critical Methods Agenda

8:30–9:30 a.m.

Documenting and Determining Wetland Community Types for Non-Federal Exemptions
Allison Willman, WDNR Wetland Exemption Expert

9:30–10 a.m.

Hydro Restoration GP & Act 77
Nate Walker, WDNR Waterways Program Habitat & Recreation Team Coordinator

10–10:30 a.m.


10:30–11:00 a.m.

Unraveling Credit Releases and Drier-than-Normal Conditions
Marissa Merriman, USACE Senior Ecologist

11–11:30 a.m.

Stream Mitigation in the St. Paul District
April Marcangeli, USACE Program Manager

11:30 a.m.– Noon

USACE- Regulatory Updates - "Hot Topics"
Brian Yagle, USACE Senior Staff Member
Dez Morningstar, USACE Senior Staff Member

Noon–1 p.m.


1–1:45 p.m.

Wetland Delineation Trivia & Wetland Delineation Technical Discussion
Kara Brooks, WDNR Wetland Delineation Program Coordinator

1:45–2:30 p.m.

Wetland Mitigation & WDNR ILF Program Updates
Tom Nedland, WDNR Mitigation Coordinator
Josh Brown, WDNR In-lieu Fee Program Coordinator 

2:30–3 p.m.


3–3:15 p.m.

WDNR Compliance Team Update & Complaint Intake
Luke Roffler, WDNR Waterways Program Compliance Team Coordinator

3:15–4:30 p.m.

Waterway Jurisdiction Determination Training
Kyle McLaughlin, WDNR Waterways Program Coordinator


Technology Requirements

Download the Online User Guide for the Event

  • This virtual/online event will utilize Canvas for the online event platform and Zoom for the video conferencing tool for scheduled presentations
  • Registered attendees will receive and email from University of Wisconsin Canvas ( prompting them to register/activate your account.  If you have not received this email (or do not have access to the online course) by February 25, please inform us by contacting

To access the Critical Methods workshop, you will need the following:

  • Internet connection
  • One of the following internet-connected devices: 
    • Desktop computer
    • Laptop computer
    • Tablet or mobile device 
  • Audio output (either speaker or headset) to hear the video presentations
  • Audio input (microphone) to contribute

Below is a list of the browsers and operating systems by device type that are compatible with the technology that is utilized to host the event:

Operating Systems


Desktop or Laptop Computers

Tablets and Phones

Google ChromeTM Windows 10, macOS 10.14+ Android 9+
Firefox® Windows 10, macOS 10.14+ Firefox is not supported
Safari®  macOS 10.14+ iOS® 12+, iPadOS
Microsoft Edge® (Chromium) Windows, macOS Android, iOS
For the best results, please ensure that your device utilizes one of the two latest releases of its operating system and browser.

Screen Reader Browser Support

For the best experience with your screen reader use ChromeTM and JAWS on a Windows® system. On a Mac® use Safari® and VoiceOver.

  • Windows 10
    • Chrome with JAWS v17: Provisional
  • Windows 7
    • Chrome with JAWS v17: Compatible
  • macOS
    • Safari with VoiceOver: Certified
    • Chrome with VoiceOver: Provisional
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