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Wetland Management Professional Micro-credential Students in field near river

Course Title: Wetland, Project Vegetation, & Invasives Monitoring

Course Mission:  To gain experience in advanced ecological techniques to monitor projects that enhance wetlands restoration and removal of invasive plant species  

Date: August 8-9, 2024

Cost: $650 professional; $325 NKU student; $475 non-NKU student         

Registration: Click here.

Course Materials: Provided

Course Description:From determining baseline conditions to project success, this 2 day course will provide and demonstrate to students of this course applied ecology field techniques for monitoring wetland enhancement and restoration (wetland re-establishment) projects.  Class participants will obtain and practice those field techniques utilized to monitor wetland hydrology and vegetation throughout wetland enhancement or restoration projects.  Classes will learn how to set-up field samplings plots or stations and conduct vegetation and hydrology sampling for monitoring events.  Students will acquire and exercise additional knowledge and techniques of wetland plant identification (both native and non-native invasive species), invasive plant species management, as well as refreshing their knowledge of identifying and delineating wetlands vs uplands.

Reminder: Dress appropriately for weather and mosquitos