Essex marsh

Wetland Classification

6 CEHs for Wetland and Soil Scientists, 1.5 CEUs for Surveyors
6 CEUs for Foresters
Also approved for 6 NHDES Subsurface Bureau credit hours.

This one-day workshop will focus on following the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service method for classifying wetlands and deep water habitats of the US. Classifying and accurately describing wetlands is an important component when preparing reports for state and federal permit applications, wildlife habitat analysis, and wetland mitigation design. Dress appropriately for outside fieldwork. There is a 2-mile casual hike on an established trail. Please wear comfortable and appropriate shoes.

Instructor Bios


Wetland Classification

  • Susan Romano

    Dr. Romano is a Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) and Certified Forester (CF), and holds a Ph.D. in Plant Biology, M.S. in Botany, and a B.S. in Forest Resource Management. She is a retired professor of wetland and forest landscape ecology and has owned and operated 2 environmental consulting businesses. Dr. Romano serves as a board member for Bear-Paw Regional Greenways land trust, is a member of the Town of Northwood Conservation Commission, and is on the state and regional boards for the Society of American Foresters. She enjoys hiking, singing jazz, and traveling in her spare time.  

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