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Wetland Regulation

Concerned about how wetlands regulations are changing - and how your practices may be impacted? Purchase these reference materials 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. These are just a few of the valuable tips these reference materials will cover. You will acquire the shrewd wisdom and good judgment necessary to succeed - no matter what challenges arise. Don't miss this opportunity to learn to navigate the complex and changing issues surrounding the state WDNR process for wetlands. Benefits for You •Get up-to-date on the legal aspects of wetlands •Stay up-to-date on recent legislative and case law changes •Discover the latest about the Wetland Delineation Program •Find out what you need to know about endangered species, and water use and discharge regulations Learning Objectives •You will be able to describe federal wetlands. •You will be able to identify wetland delineation. •You will be able to discuss WDNR processes. •You will be able to explain the U.S. Army Corps processes.
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Agenda

Federal Legal Wetlands Update
— Catherine M. Basic and Brian H. Potts
  • What Is a Wetland?
  • CleanWater Act Jurisdiction
  • Federal Permitting
  • Overview of Federal Cases
  • Federal Guidance
U.S. Army Corps Process: Jurisdiction Determinations
— Rebecca M. Graser
  • Laws and Regulations
  • Permit Review Process
  • Authorization Types and Time Frames in Wisconsin
  • How to Apply - Forms and Content
  • 'Syncing' With the State Program
Wetlands Delineation
— Alice L. Thompson
  • What Makes a Wetland?
  • Soils
  • Water: Hydrology
  • Vegetation
  • Landscape
  • Time: Decades? Centuries?
  • Wetland Mitigation
Overview of Wisconsin Water Law Issues
— Liesa Lehmann and Carolyn A. Sullivan
  • Wisconsin Wetlands Update
  • Chapter 30 Permits
  • Navigability in Wisconsin
  • The Role of Shoreland Zoning
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Rebecca M. Graser

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

  • Wisconsin State Program Manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Program (Corps)
  • Represented the Corps Regulatory Program to speak with the Wisconsin state legislature regarding the interface of the federal programs with proposed state law changes to navigable waters, wetland and ferrous mining regulation
  • Currently leading development of two new General Permits for use by the Corps in Wisconsin
  • Currently working as primary contact with state WDNR to develop general permits and revise the “Guidelines for Wetland Compensatory Mitigation in Wisconsin”
  • Represents six Corps Districts (Mississippi Valley Division) on headquarters initiative to update national regulatory decision documentation
  • B.S. degree and partial graduate study in ecological science, University of Minnesota
Liesa Lehmann

Liesa Lehmann

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

  • Program manager with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
  • Waterway and Wetland Section chief in the Bureau of Watershed Management
  • Four years as statewide manager of regulatory program for navigable waterways and wetlands, and shoreland zoning
  • 20 years of experience in field implementation and policy development for navigable waters and wetlands regulations
  • M.S. degree in microbiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison; B.A. degree in biology, St. Olaf College
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Brian H. Potts

Foley & Lardner LLP

  • Senior counsel with Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Member of the firm’s Environmental Regulation Practice and Energy Industry Team
  • Extensive experience with permitting, compliance and litigation issues under the federal environmental laws and their various state counterparts
  • Helped obtain the necessary regulatory approvals to build power plants, 138 and 345 kV transmission lines, biofuel facilities and cell towers
  • Published articles on environmental issues in law journals at Yale, Harvard, N.Y.U., and Berkeley, and wrote the Air Pollution Control Law chapter in the “Wisconsin Environmental Law Handbook” (2007 ed.)
  • Selected for inclusion in the 2009 Wisconsin Super Lawyers – Rising Stars® list in the area of energy and natural resources
  • J.D. degree, Vermont Law School; LL.M. degree, University of California Berkeley School of Law; bachelor’s degree, Centre College
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Carolyn A Sullivan

Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

  • Member of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.’s Environmental Law Department
  • Practices in environmental and land use issues, including environmental and OSHA compliance and litigation, permitting, enforcement defense and others
  • Annually updates the “Environmental Considerations” chapter of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Real Estate Transactions System, which addresses the impact of environmental laws on real estate transactions
  • Has written and presented on a wide variety of topics
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, University of Wisconsin; A.B. degree, Duke University
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Alice L. Thompson

Thompson & Associates Wetland Services, LLC

  • Professional wetland scientist with Thompson & Associates Wetland Services, LLC
  • Certified by the Society of Wetland Scientists Certification Program, Inc., and an assured wetland delineator certified by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
  • Experience with wetland delineation, regulatory permitting, after-the-fact permitting, wetland mitigation and restoration, wetland monitoring and assessment, and wetland management and invasive species control
  • Frequent speaker on wetland topics
  • M.S. degree in biological science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; B.S. degree in biology, Mundelein College
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Product ID: 383560
Published 2012
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