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Incorporating Wetlands into Your Watershed Management Plan

Gain an understanding of functions, what watershed opportunities exist, and the necessary regulatory permitting.

This information provides an overview of how to integrate wetlands into watershed management planning. Topics addressed include: wetland functions; types of watershed management plans; assessing wetland resources; identifying wetlands opportunities for the watershed; and wetland permitting. These topics will benefit land use planners, ecologists, engineers, hydrologists, regulatory agency officials, attorneys, developers, water managers, and others by providing a comprehensive overview of how to improve watershed and wetland planning. Specifically, you will benefit through learning about wetland functions, what watershed opportunities exist, and the necessary regulatory permitting.

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Agenda

What Are Wetlands?

  • Wetlands Defined
  • Wetland Functions
  • Wetland Benefits
  • Regulatory Considerations

What Type of Watershed Management Plan Is Needed?

  • Focused Plans
  • Integrated Water Resource Plans
  • Land Use and General Plans
  • Habitat Conservation Plans

What Are the Wetland Resources in Your Watershed?

  • Existing Wetlands Assessment
  • Historic Wetlands Assessment
  • Future Wetland Opportunities

Integrating the Watershed Plan With Wetlands Planning

  • Identifying the Opportunities
  • Developing Wetland Concept Plan
  • Prioritizing Short Term (1-Year) vs. Longer Term (3-5 Year) Priorities
  • Wetlands for Impact Mitigation and Conservation Compliance

Wetland Permitting Considerations

  • Overview of Permit Types
  • When Are Permits Necessary
  • When to Initiate Permitting in Planning Process
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This course was last revised on October 24, 2019.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Brian Piontek, M.S., Environmental Scientist

Brian Piontek, M.S., Environmental Scientist

Horizon Water & Environment, LLC

  • Skilled environmental scientist with broad and deep knowledge in both physical processes and biological resources
  • Specializes in obtaining permits for projects in streams, lakes, wetlands, and other aquatic environments
  • Experienced in conducting wetland delineations, field sampling, biological monitoring, stream surveys, sediment analyses, and topographic and bathymetric surveys
  • Routinely conducts field assessments to characterize baseline natural resources and evaluate post-project ecological and physical conditions
  • M.S. degree in environmental management, University of San Francisco
Ken Schwarz, Ph.D., Principal

Ken Schwarz, Ph.D., Principal

Horizon Water & Environment, LLC

  • Founding principal at Horizon Water & Environment, LLC
  • Recognized expert in the fields of geomorphology, hydrology, and watershed management
  • For over 26 years, he has directed complex projects involving erosion and sediment management, flood and stormwater management, streams and wetlands, water rights, habitat conservation, and ecosystem restoration
  • Conducts hydrologic and geomorphic analyses and produces watershed and stream management plans, hydrologic reports, stream assessments, sediment and erosion control evaluations, water rights petitions, restoration designs, and conservation plans
  • Provided expert witness testimony to the State Water Resources Control Board, the California Energy Commission, and other civil trial proceedings on hydrology, river management, CEQA, and environmental impact issues
  • UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Davis Extension, University of San Francisco, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Can be contacted at 510-986-1850 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 406420
Published 2019
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