37.5 CEHs for Wetland and Soil Scientists, 9.25 CEUs for Surveyors
30 Category 1 CFEs for Foresters pre-approved by the Society of American Foresters
This training has been approved for 6.0 TCHs for Soil Evaluator (SE) renewal or activation under the Massachusetts Title 5 program.
Also approved for 6 NHDES Subsurface Bureau credit hours.
This 37-hour, five-day, training course is based in part on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wetlands Delineation Manual (Regional Supplement to the Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual: Northcentral and Northeast Region (Version 2.0) (http://www.usace.army.mil/Portals/2/docs/civilworks/regulatory/reg_supp/NCNE_suppv2.pdf). Version 7.0 (2010) NRCS Hydric Soils of U.S. is the basic soils reference. The factors of Hydrology and Vegetation follow protocol of the 2010 Supplement. Individuals who complete the program will receive a Certificate of Training.
Bob Prokop, M.S. in Wildlife Ecology, is a wildlife biologist, NH Certified Wetland Scientist, and professional wetland scientist (SWS), and owner of Wetland Consulting Services.
Jim Gove, CSS, CWS, CPSC, CPESC, M.S. in Plant Science, is president and senior soil and wetland scientist for Gove Environmental Services, Inc., in Exeter, NH. He has been working in the field of soil and wetland science for over 35 years and has authored, co-authored, and contributed to several soil science publications. He is currently president of the Society of Soil Scientists of Northern New England and a member of the New England Hydric Soils Technical Committee. His particular areas of expertise include wetland delineation procedures, wetland impact permitting, wetland mitigation and restoration, site specific soil surveys, hydric soil assessments, and soil profile analysis.