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Wetland Regulation in New York

Concerned about how wetlands regulations are evolving - and how your practices may be impacted? Attend this cutting-edge seminar and get helpful information on the wetland delineation program. Meet the challenges ahead and find out what you need to know about potential mitigation strategies. You will acquire the shrewd wisdom and good judgment necessary to succeed - no matter what challenges arise. Don't miss your chance to learn to navigate the complex and changing issues surrounding wetlands. Benefits for You - Discover the variety of wetlands and how they are regulated - Hear about the permitting process and compliance issues - Find out what you need to know about trends in enforcement actions - Stay up-to-date on current wetland case law
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This seminar will be presented by Terresa M. Bakner, Esq, Barbara B. Beall, PWS, LEED AP, Gail Guillet, Alan Hicks, Jeanne M. Konz, Esq. and Brad Sherwood
Defining and Regulating Federal Waters and Wetlands
  • What Is a Federally Regulated Water or Wetland?
  • How Are Wetlands Defined?
  • When Is a Water or Wetland Isolated?
  • How Does One Obtain a Jurisdictional Determination?
Regulating Federal Waters and Wetlands
  • What Activities Are Regulated by the Federal Government?
  • What Are Nationwide Permits, and How Can You Get One?
  • What Are Individual Permits, and How Can You Get One?
  • What Is Wetland Mitigation and How Is It Accomplished?
  • Questions and Answers
Regulating State Waters and Wetlands
  • What Is Article 15 Water and How Is It Regulated?
  • What Is an Article 24 Wetland and How Are They Regulated?
  • Questions and Answers
Local Wetland Ordinances
Intersection of Wetland and Other Regulations
  • What Is the Corps of Engineers Public Interest Review?
  • What Are the Corps' Consultation Responsibilities?
  • What Is the NYSDEC Uniform Procedures Act?
  • How Do You Pull It Together JPA/SEQRA/Site Plan Review
Endangered Species
  • How Do I Know What Endangered Species I Have on a Site?
  • What Do I Do About Indiana and Northern Long-Eared Bats?
  • How Do I Coordinate With the USFWS and NYSDEC?
Cultural Resources
  • What Are Cultural Resources?
  • What Is a Phase IA/IB, II or Phase III Survey?
  • How Do I Best Work With an Archeological Consultant?
Current Wetland Case Law
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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Barbara Beall, PWS, LEED® AP

Barbara Beall, PWS, LEED® AP – Moderator

The Chazen Companies

  • Partner (director, Natural Resource Services) at The Chazen Companies
  • 30 years of practice in wetland and ecological resources, (five years in the Corps of Engineers Regulatory Branch)
  • Expert witness in Federal and New York State Court; clients include Angry Orchard (Boston Beer Company), Dunkin Doughnuts, NYS Department of Transportation, NYS Office of General Services, utilities, cellular communication towers, transportation, municipal and land development organizations
  • Leads regular seminars and workshops in areas of wetland delineation, regulation and permitting to groups through Lorman, American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), New York State Society of Professional Engineers (NYSSPE), Wetland Training Institute (WTI) and others
  • M.S. degree, graduate program environmental studies, SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry; B.S. degree in environmental science (chemistry), Long Island University
  • Certified Professional Wetland Scientist, past board member, Society of Wetland Scientists Professional Certification Program, past-chair, New York State Wetlands Forum
  • Can be contacted at 518-824-1934 or [email protected]
Terresa M. Bakner, Esq.

Terresa M. Bakner, Esq.

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP

  • Partner (Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law) at Whiteman, Osterman & Hanna, LLP
  • Decades of experience appearing before the federal and State resource and regulatory agencies, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. EPA, U.S. FWS, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and the NY Public Service Commission
  • Assisted in the development of millions of square feet of retail development, office parks, energy facilities (cogeneration plants, hydroelectric, electric transmission lines, natural gas lines and hundreds of wind turbines
  • Extensive experience is assisting municipalities in the review of complex projects under the NYS Environmental Quality Review Act, as well as in working with developers appearing before municipalities for local land use approvals
  • Frequent presenter on issues involving wetlands focusing on changes in the program due to court cases and regulatory amendments to many trade and municipal organizations
  • Immediate past chair of the Environmental Law Section of the New York State Bar Association
  • J.D. degree, Albany Law School of Union University; B.A. degree in political science and medieval studies, Penn State University
  • Can be contacted at 518-487-7615 or [email protected]
Gail Guillet

Gail Guillet

CITY/SCAPE: Cultural Resource Consultants

  • Founder of CITY/SCAPE: Cultural Resource Consultants
  • Founded CITY/SCAPE: Cultural Resource Consultants 25 years ago to provide a variety of services to organizations requiring cultural and environmental analyses, preservation surveys of historic sites, including landscapes and architectural elements
  • Prior to establishing her own firm, she was director of the Olmsted Project at the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, and worked a number of years for EnviroPlan, which was part of The Chazen Companies
  • Focuses on assisting land owners, developers, planners, engineers and attorneys through the CRM process, working closely with OPRHP, DEC, ACOE and the Tribes on a variety of projects
  • Graduate, Wheaton College; studied historic preservation at Columbia School of Architecture and Archaeology, New York University
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Alan Hicks

Vesper Environmental LLC

  • Principal consultant with Vesper Environmental LLC
  • Leads that company's efforts to conduct hibernacula surveys, summer surveys for Indiana bats and other species using mist nets and acoustical surveying techniques, radio tracking, site evaluation and habitat mitigation planning
  • Previously the mammal specialist for the NYSDEC Endangered Species Unit from 1979 to 2010; under his leadership the NYSDEC crew was the first in the world to track any species of spring migrating bats (Myotis sodalis) from hibernacula to maternity roosts using aircraft
  • Led comprehensive state-wide surveys of hibernating bats, counting 500,000 bats in 125 caves and mines and developed the photographic survey techniques for counting hibernating bats which is now the standard for the country
  • Previous chairperson for the Northeast bat Working Group from inception to 2011 and served on the Board of Directors for the Northeast Cave Conservancy until 2014
  • Can be contacted at 518-860-8805 or [email protected]
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Jeanne M. Konz, Esq.

NYS DEC

  • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Senior attorney in the Office of General Counsel, Albany, NY
  • Represents NYSDEC in matters involving state regulation of wetlands, stream protection and water quality certifications
  • Assists department staff in developing guidance and regulation for wetlands
  • Negotiated resolutions involving complex development projects involving both state and federally regulated wetlands
Brad Sherwood

Brad Sherwood

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers NY District

  • Biologist/project manager with U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers NY District, Upstate Regulatory Field Office
  • Has worked for the Corps of Engineers, Regulatory Office for 11 years, where he evaluates all levels and types of Department of the Army permit applications, compliance, and enforcement cases, including those complex and controversial in nature, as well as conducting wetland delineations and jurisdictional determinations
  • Currently serves as 1st vice-chair of the New York State Wetlands Forum
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Product ID: 394277
Published 2014
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