Erosion Control and Stormwater Training: Webinars
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Webinars


Webinars are an effective way to educate your staff while further reducing the cost of training by eliminating instructor travel expenses. Often, the lead time for arranging this type of training is shorter than a traditional course.

All webinars are recorded and added to IECA's eLearning system within 24 hours of the webinar date. Check out the eLearning system for recorded webinars and other on demand training.

Upcoming Webinars

The Important Role of Vegetation in Stormwater Management

Instructor: Dr. Andrew T. Earles, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE

Date: July 15, 12:00 PM Central Time

PDH: One certificate is issued (to the registered participant), per paid registration.

Level: All

Pricing: $50 for members /$65 for non-members

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the physical, biological and hydrologic processes that vegetation provides that help to manage stormwater runoff.
  • Learn about the methods and steps to be successful with revegetation from soil testing to amendments to understanding the hydrologic setting.
  • Learn about the benefits that urban trees can provide for long-term/post-construction stormwater management as well as limitations.

Vegetation is Nature's best management practice (BMP) for controlling erosion, yet when we discuss BMPs, we are often focused on structural practices that reduce erosion and/or remove sediment. This webinar will focus on the important role that vegetation plays in stormwater management during and after construction and will present new guidance developed in Colorado that covers many fundamentals of successful revegetation and could be adapted to other regions. Dr. Earles will discuss the different hydrologic, physical and biological processes that make vegetation an effective BMP. Students will leave the webinar with a renewed appreciation for vegetation and the key role it plays in effective stormwater management.

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Dam or Filter - What's the Difference When it Comes to Sediment Control? - Sponsored by American Excelsior

Instructor: Kurt Kelsey, MS, CPESC, CPSWQ

Date: August 5, 12:00 PM Central Time

PDH: One certificate is issued (to the registered participant), per paid registration.

Pricing: Free for members /$15 for non-members

Learning Objectives:

  • Determine Difference Between Filtering and Damming Sediment Control Products
  • Application Differences Between Filtering and Damming Sediment Control Products
  • Performance Difference Between Filtering and Damming Sediment Control Products

Today a plethora of sediment control products exist to choose from. How are they different and how are they the same? What really matters when it comes to sediment control products? This webinar will answer these questions about sediment control products.

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Are you prepared for Sea Level Rise? Shoreline Protection: The First Line of Defense

Instructor: Craig S. Benson

Date: August 19, 12:00 PM Central Time

PDH: One certificate is issued (to the registered participant), per paid registration.

Level: All

Pricing: $50 for members /$65 for non-members

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will learn about the theory and fundamentals of climate change and sea-level rise
  • Participants will be able to describe the basic process of sea-level rise adaption planning
  • Participants will be able to list several strategies for enhancing local resilience to sea-level rise

This will be a case study describing local sea-level rise prediction and adaptive planning in Humboldt Bay in Northern California. Sea-level rise along with ocean acidification, seismic hazards, especially tsunamis, are already impacting communities, agriculture, and industries around the Humboldt Bay and climate change adaption is no longer theoretical. Learn about how the first lines of defense, featuring natural area buffers and shoreline protection are being implemented.

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IECA Vendor Webinar Sponsored by Profile Products

Instructor: To be determined

Date: September 2, 12:00 PM Central Time

PDH: One certificate is issued (to the registered participant), per paid registration.

Pricing: Free for members /$15 for non-members

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IECA Vendor Webinar Sponsored by Tensar

Instructor: To be determined

Date: October 7, 12:00 PM Central Time

PDH: One certificate is issued (to the registered participant), per paid registration.

Pricing: Free for members /$15 for non-members

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"It's a Bird, it's a Plane, it's a Drone!": The Future of Erosion and Sediment Control Site Inspections

Instructor: Michael (Mike) Perez, EI

Date: October 21, 12:00 PM Central Time

PDH: One certificate is issued (to the registered participant), per paid registration.

Pricing: $50 for members /$65 for non-members

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain insight on the role unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have in assisting in various inspection applications.
  • Learn about preliminary findings in UAV erosion and sediment control inspections and field assessments.
  • Attain an understanding of current regulations on the use of UAVs for commercial applications.
  • Exposure to current UAV research being performed by Auburn University.

This webinar will showcase current ongoing research focused on using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for conducting site inspections applications. The study, being conducted by Auburn University researchers, focuses on erosion and sediment control applications in construction. Participants will be exposed to UAV technologies to develop: project progression documentation, photogrammetric site visualization, highly detailed digital elevation models, and assessment of vegetation and crop health. Developed inspection methods, case study site assessments, and preliminary research findings and results will be discussed. The webinar will cover topics geared towards conducting inspections for construction, infrastructure, environmental, and agricultural applications.

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