Wetland construction workshops in the USA


Roane-Jackson Wetland Construction Workshop
April 21 & 22, 2009

The Roane-Jackson Technical Center is sponsoring a wetland construction workshop from April 21 & 22, 2009 near Ripley, West Virginia. We invite you to help us build and plant wetlands at this session. You'll find registration materials attached to this message [PDF].

Here’s a listing of additional wetland workshops planned for 2009:

May 19-20, 2009
Jamestown, Kentucky
Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery
We plan to build and plant two ephemeral wetlands using liners, one will be located within an electric transmission line right-of-way
Contact Amanda Patrick:  Amanda_Patrick@fws.gov

June 21-27, 2009
Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
BCWF Wetlands Institute
We'll be building and planting one ephemeral wetland during the week at a school using a liner
Contact Carolyn Budgell:  Wetlands@bcwf.bc.ca

July 8-9, 2009
Potosi, Missouri
Mark Twain National Forest
We plan on building two ephemeral wetlands for the workshop, probably from clay soils along the edge of a large field
Contact Lynda Mills:  lyndamills@fs.fed.us

September or October, 2009
Izaak Walton League of America
Sevierville, Tennessee
We plan to build and plant ephemeral wetlands during the week, some from clay soils, and others by using liners
Contact: Nelson Ross, NelsonRoss@aol.com

Thank you for sharing with your friends these opportunities to learn how to restore wetlands.

Tom Biebighauser

Thomas R. Biebighauser
Wildlife Biologist
US Forest Service
Center for Wetlands and Stream Restoration
2375 KY Highway 801 South
Morehead, KY  40351 USA

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