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Wetlands Webinar Series

Upcoming Webinars

Stay tuned! Webinar dates for 2018-19 will be announced soon.

For more information on the Wetlands Webinar Series, contact Audra Martin (amartin@neiwpcc.org).


Past Webinars

Stream & Wetland Buffers Webinar Series

Stream & Wetland Buffers Webinar Series – Part 1: Restoration
July 25, 2017 – Brian Hotz of Merrimack Conservation Partnership presents Merrimack Conservation Partnership – A New Approach to Conserving a Watershed, and Alex Krofta of Merrimack River Watershed Council presents Prioritizing, Protecting, and Restoring Riparian Buffers in the Merrimack River Watershed.
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Stream & Wetland Buffers Webinar Series – Part 2: Education
August 22, 2017 – Todd Menees of Vermont DEC presents the Vermont Rivers & Roads Training Program.
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MP4 of Presentation – The video that was presented as part of this presentation can be found here.

Stream & Wetland Buffers Webinar Series – Part 3: Legal Challenges
September 15, 2017 – Professor John Echeverria of Vermont Law School discusses the takings issue,  impacts on buffer jurisdiction, and the potential pushback from a legal perspective.
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Wetlands Assessment

Chicopee Watershed Monitoring and Assessment
May 12, 2016 – Lisa Rhodes of MassDEP presents Chicopee Watershed Monitoring and Assessment: Summary and Findings.
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New Tools to Assess Wetland Condition
March 10, 2016 – Kathryn Miller from the Acadia National Park of the National Park Service presents New tools to assess condition of freshwater wetlands in the Northeastern US: Multimetric Indices for vegetation, soil chemistry, algae taxa, and water chemistry.
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Wetland Assessment Methods
January 14, 2016 –  Ecological Integrity Assessments of Maine Wetlands presented by Andy Cutko, Maine Natural Areas Program and River Corridor Status: Assessment of Floodplain Forests presented by Justin Schlawin, Maine Natural Areas Program.
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Mapping

Mapping Vulnerable Wetlands
December 10, 2015 – New York City Tidal Marsh Assessment presented by Christopher Haight, NYC Department of Parks and Recreation and Mapping Vulnerable Wetlands presented by Alice Smith and Nancy Lin, MassDEP
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Mapping Invasive Species and Tracking Vernal Pools: Using Web-Based Tools to Improve Wetlands Work
February 12, 2015 – iMapInvasives – A New Tool for Invasive Plant Mapping and Management in Maine presented by Nancy Olmstead of the Maine Natural Areas Program and The Massachusetts Vernal Pool and Rare Species Information System presented by Sarah Haggerty of the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program.
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Regulation, Mitigation, and Technical Review

Cooperative Management and Regulation
November 12, 2015 – An Alternate Regulatory Mechanism for Vernal Pools presented by Aram Calhoun of the University of Maine and Elizabeth Hertz of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry and Wetland-Specific Water Quality Standards presented by Sandy Crystall of the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services.
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Learning the Wetlands Technical Review Process
April 9, 2015  – Mary Ann Tilton of the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services presents NH DES’ work to improve their technical review process.
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Looking to the Future: Proactive Wetland Conservation Planning
March 12, 2015  – Identifying Wetland Mitigation Opportunities in Maine presented by Kristen Puryear of the Maine Natural Areas program and Conservation Planning for Tidal Marsh Migration Due to Sea Level Rise presented by Don Cameron of the Maine Natural Areas Program.
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