This 4 day, 38 hour course, developed by the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) for the Wetland Delineator Certification Program (WDCP) and expanded by Richard Chinn
Environmental Training, Inc., covers the wetland delineation protocol mandated by the ACOE using the Regional Supplemental
methodology and the current definitions of Waters of the United States, which is in flux. Specifics are presented on the science and application of hydrology, hydrophytic vegetation, hydric soils, and historical incidents. Current topics,
including the implications of the SWANCC and Rapanos decisions and how to comply with the 2020 Waters of the United States definitions. The first two days of the course are lecture
/ group discussion; the latter two days are all field work. This course provides the skills necessary for a person to delineate wetlands correctly, provides
2.6 credit hours of specific wetland coursework toward the Society of Wetland Scientists' Professional Wetland Scientist certification, satisfies
most state Department of Transportation wetland training requirements, and satisfies the education requirements to sit for the Minnesota and Virginia wetland
certification examinations. Richard Chinn is a WDCP-listed trainer, Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS), ACOE-certified Wetland Delineator, and Certified
Environmental Trainer. Mr. Chinn has personally trained 9000+ scientists since 1994 in ACOE protocol for the WDCP with varying levels of education and experience.
No prerequisite knowledges or skills are required for the training; ability to identify common, dominant, local plants is required for wetland determinations.
Fee: $1100 includes comprehensive workbook, Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain Regional Supplement (or a different supplement upon request), interpretative
clarification memoranda, State List of Hydric Soils, NWI Plant List for that Region, Certificate, 2.6 credit hour equivalents toward Professional
Wetland Scientist certification, 3.8 CEUs, and miscellaneous information. Richard Chinn provides ACOE training in 25+ cities annually. Please see our web page,
http://www.richardchinn.com, for other courses & locations. To register or for additional information, see our web page, http://www.richardchinn.com, email us at
firstname.lastname@example.org, call us tollfree at 1.800.427.0307, or fax us at 813.354.4659.