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.
This program is intended to meet the needs of professional ecologists, hydrologists, soil scientists, educators, agency professionals, consultants, and others who practice wetland science.
MAC Informal Meet And Greet 5/1/18
The Society for Wetland Scientists' (SWS) Mid-Atlantic Chapter (MAC) will be hosting an informal meet and greet networking event at Hightopps Backstage Grille on Friday, June 8th, 2018 from 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm. The event is free to attend. Hightopps has an excellent food and drink menu where you will be able to ring in the weekend and/or enjoy a delicious dinner (on your own). The objective of this event is to network between fellow SWS MAC members, as well as gain support for the upcoming SWS 2019 Conference in Baltimore, MD. Questions or RSVP, email Jason.L.Rickards@gmail.com or call (610) 457-0197. Hightopps Backstage Grille is located at 2306 York Road Timonium, MD 21093 in Baltimore County. Phone: (410) 560-7101. http://hightoppsbackstagegrille.com/ - http://www.sws.org/mid-atlantic-chapter
2018 SWSPCP Annual Meeting 4/17/18
2018 SWSPCP Annual Meeting
Denver, CO, May 29 - June 1
The meeting will focus on the intercommunication of the most recent developments in wetland science, practice and policy between the different sectors of SWS. It will encourage collaboration and partnerships among wetland researchers, practitioners, managers and policymakers, with the overall goal of improving wetland science. Agenda Register
The Society of Wetland Scientists Professional Certification Program (SWSPCP) holds a PWS Mixer in conjunction with the Society of Wetland Scientists Annual Meeting. The 2018 International Conference will be held at the Denver Marriott City Center. in Denver, CO, May 29-June 1, 2018. This unique meeting is themed "Wetland Science: Integrating Research, Practice, and Policy – An Exchange of Expertise."
The program will focus on the intercommunication of the most recent developments in wetland science, practice, and policy between the different sectors of SWS. The meeting forum will encourage collaboration and partnerships among wetland researchers, practitioners, managers, and policy-makers, with the overall goal of improving wetland science.
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. Learn more at www.sws.org.
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. Learn more at www.cesb.org.
Contact the SWS Professional Certification Program:
2800 W. Higgins Rd. Suite 440 Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 Toll Free: 877.226.9902 Fax: 847.885.8393
James E. Perry, PhD, PWS, SWSPCP President, Email John Lowenthal, PWS, SWSPCP Immediate Past President, Email Robert D. Shannon, Ph.D., PWS, Certification Review Chair, Email Patrick M. Frost, PWS, Certification Renewal Chair, Email R. Harold Jones, PWS, Emeritus, Professional Short Course Pre-Approval Panel, Chair, Email