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Title:  Blue Carbon: Science and Application for Adding Value to Estuary Restoration -- More Info
Title:  The enigmatic Okavango Delta: A large wetland in a dryland -- More Info
Title:  Livestock grazing affects microbial activity at different soil depths via the groundwater level with potential implications for carbon sequestration -- More Info
Title:  Peatlands, Parks, and Playas: a Tour of Colorado's Diverse Wetlands -- More Info
Title:  Climate Change and Coastal Wetlands: Planning for Resiliency in the Face of a Rising Tide -- More Info
Title:  Practical Restoration Design, Implementation, and Management for Coastal and Inland Wetlands – Three Case Studies -- More Info
Title:  Examining interactions among vegetation and water quality in conservation wetlands of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley -- More Info
Title:  Practical advice for coordination and continuous improvement of wetland projects -- More Info
Title:  The Ramsar Convention and the Society of Wetland Scientists -- More Info
Title:  Wetlands of the coast of Lima: patterns of diversity and challenges for conservation -- More Info
Title:  Potential climate change impacts on native seeds relative to Phragmites -- More Info
Title:  Enhanced Mapping Tools to Protect and Restore Vermont's Wetlands -- More Info
Title:  Introduction to the historical and morphological changes (1800 to present) along the Caribbean and Pacific coasts of Colombia -- More Info
Title:  Influence of the Pulses in the Organization of the Vegetation of the Parana River, Downstream from Its Confluence with Paraguay -- More Info
Title:  Valley-bottom palmiet wetlands: the mysterious peatlands at the tip of southern Africa -- More Info
Title:  Fluvial paradigms: between myths and realities at the confluence of the Paraná and Paraguay Rivers -- More Info
Title:  Wetlands in a Changing Climate: Science, Policy and Management -- More Info
Title:  Evaluation of soil respiration rates across a range of well-pad peatland restoration treatments in the Alberta oil sands region -- More Info
Title:  The Good, the Bad, the Peatland: Sharing knowledge to better restore wetlands -- More Info
Title:  How to make better constructed wetlands -- More Info
Title:  Restoring Lake Apopka – Water Quality, Wetlands, Water, and Wildlife -- More Info
Title:  Scientists' Second Warning to Humanity and a Declaration on the Rights of Wetlands -- More Info
Title:  Preliminary study: Ecological and Economic Assessment of the Villa María Wetland, Chimbote - Peru. -- More Info
Title:  Ecosystem services in the wetlands of the central coast of Peru: advances and future prospects -- More Info
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Title:  Wetland Delineation Short Course More Info
Title:  Wetland Delineation and Regional Supplement Training -- More Info
Contact:  Philip J. Quarterman, PWS
Address:  9755 SW Barnes Road, Suite 300 Portland, OR 97225
Phone:  (503) 372-3562 - Mobile: (503) 358-3673
Fax:  (503) 526-0775
Title:  Wetland Delineation & Regional Supplement Training
Contact:  Marc Seelinger
Address:  621 Starburst Lane, Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone:  (877) 479-2673
Title:  Plant ID: Wetlands & Their Borders -- More Info
Title:  Basic Wetland Delineator Training -- More Info
Contact:  Barbara Tiner
Address:  PO Box 612, Leverett, MA 01054
Phone:  413-441-3708
Title:  Wetland Delineation & Corps Permitting Training -- More Info
Contact:  Aaron Hoefer
Address:  3413 Hunter Road, San Marcos, TX 78132
Phone:  512-353-3344
Title:  Monitoring and Assessment of Wetland and Riparian Ecosystems
Title:  Wetland Regulations: Understanding Federal, State, and Local Regulations and the Permitting Process in Montana -- More Info
Contact:  Stephanie McGinnis Education Outreach Coordinator
Address:  335 Culbertson Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717
Phone:  (406) 994-6671
Fax:  (406) 994-6660
Title:  Southern Vegetation Identification for Wetland Delineation
Title:  Vegetation Identification for Wetland Delineation
Title:  Introduction to Wetland Identification
Title:  Methodology for Delineating Wetlands
Title:  Wetland Construction Design -- More Info
Contact:  Suzanne Hills
Address:  102 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 0890
Phone:  848-932-7234
Title:  ACOE Wetland Delineation, Waters of the US and Regional Supplement Training -- More Info
Title:  Wetland Permitting Training -- More Info
Title:  Regional Supplement Wetland Delineation Training -- More Info
Contact:  Richard Chinn, PWS
Address:  804 Cottage Hill Way, Brandon, FL 33511
Phone:  813.655.7549
Title:  Wetland Mitigation Design Principles -- More Info
Contact:  Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.
Address:  5300 Wellington Branch Dr, Suite 100, Gainesville, VA
Phone:  703-679-5600
Title:  Identification of Wetland and Adjacent Upland Plants of the Midwest -- More Info
Contact:  Orbis Environmental Consulting
Address:  PO Box 10235, South Bend, IN
Phone:  423-303-9079
Title:  Wetland Delineation Workshop -- More Info
Title:  Grass, Sedge and Rush Identification Workshop -- More Info
Contact:  Southeastern Botany, LLC
Address:  310 N. Excelda Ave, Tampa, FL
Phone:  727-776-7734
Title:  Wetland Delineation -- More Info
Title:  Ohio Rapid Assessment Method for Wetlands (ORAM) -- More Info
Title:  Vegetation Index of Biotic Integrity (VIBI) -- More Info
Title:  Identification of Common Wetland Plants -- More Info
Title:  Primary Headwater Habitat (PHWH) -- More Info
Title:  Wetland Botany -- More Info
Title:  Ohio Amphibians -- More Info
Title:  Introduction to Wetlands -- More Info
Contact:  Mick Micacchion
Address:  4673 Northwest Parkway, Hilliard, OH 43026
Phone:  614-403-2085
Title:  Fundamental Hydric Soils -- More Info
Contact:  Mike Callahan
Address:  PO Box 612, Palmyra, PA 17078
Phone:  717-304-5218
Contact:  Shawn DeKeyser
Address:  805 17th Ave W, West Fargo, ND 58078
Phone:  701-361-0950
  Gailey Environmental, LLC
Title:  Gailey Environmental, LLC: 36-Hour Wetland Delineation Training -- More Info
Contact:  Adam Gailey
Address:  P.O. Box 32, Avella, PA 15312
Phone:  412-770-4698


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