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New England Wetlands Webinar Series

Upcoming Webinars

August 22, 2017 – 2:00pm-3:00pm  Stream & Wetland Buffers Webinar Series – Part 2: Education Todd Menees of Vermont DEC will share how the Vermont Rivers & Roads trainings are communicating the importance of buffers to municipalities and DOT workers.
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September 15, 2017 – 10:00am-11:00am  Stream & Wetland Buffers Webinar Series – Part 3: Legal Challenges Professor John Echeverria of Vermont Law School will discuss how takings complaints can effect buffer jurisdiction and the potential pushback from a legal perspective.
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Past Webinars

July 25, 2017  Stream & Wetland Buffers Webinar Series – Part 1: Restoration featured Brian Hotz of Merrimack Conservation Partnership presenting Merrimack Conservation Partnership – A New Approach to Conserving a Watershed, and Alex Krofta of Merrimack River Watershed Council presenting Prioritizing, Protecting, and Restoring Riparian Buffers in the Merrimack River Watershed.
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May 12, 2016 Chicopee Watershed Monitoring and Assessment featured Lisa Rhodes of MassDEP presenting Chicopee Watershed Monitoring and Assessment: Summary and Findings.
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March 10, 2016 New Tools to Assess Wetland Condition featured Kathryn Miller from the Acadia National Park of the National Park Service presenting 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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January 14, 2016 Wetland Assessment Methods featured 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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December 10, 2015 Mapping Vulnerable Wetlands featured 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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November 12, 2015 Cooperative Management and Regulation featured 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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April 9, 2015 Learning the Wetlands Technical Review Process featured Mary Ann Tilton of the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services presenting NH DES’ work to improve their technical review process.
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March 12, 2015 Looking to the Future: Proactive Wetland Conservation Planning featured 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 Risepresented by Don Cameron of the Maine Natural Areas Program.
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February 12, 2015 Mapping Invasive Species and Tracking Vernal Pools: Using Web-Based Tools to Improve Wetlands Work featured 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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