|Society of Wetland Scientists|
Professional Certification Program
Is an International Organization with Over 2,000
Professional Wetland Scientists Certified Since 1982
|"The PWS program is very special, in the fact that it upholds strong ethical values and it shows support for the hard working wetland professionals.
Key McMurry, Owner, Key Environmental Solutions
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The Society of Wetland Scientists Professional Certification Program, serving the public's need to identify qualified individuals to assess and manage the Nation's resources.
Why Become Certified?
SWS Annual Meeting
The Society of Wetland Scientists Professional Certification Program (SWSPCP) holds a PWS Mixer in conjunction with the Society of Wetland Scientists Annual Meeting. The 2019 International Conference will be held on May 28 - 31, 2019, in Baltimore, MD. This unique meeting is themed "The Role of Wetlands in Meeting Global Environmental Challenges: Linking Science, Policy, and Society!".
The Society of Wetland Scientists was formed to further non-profit scientific and educational objectives related to wetland science, thus encouraging and strengthening professional standards in all activities related to wetland science. The Society deleloped this program for certification of wetland science training and experience as a separate not-for-profit corporation.
The SWS Professional Certification Program is accredited by the Council of Engineering and Science Specialty Boards. The Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB) is an independent, voluntary membership body created for its member organizations who recognize, through specialty certification, the expertise of individuals practicing in engineering and related fields. Its creation on April 24, 1990 was the culmination of organizing work by volunteers from among the 130 attendees (23 organizations represented) who participated in the April 1988 National Conference on Engineering Specialty Certification.
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