New from Wetland Training Institute – 2018


Houston eSession - New at WTI-3In its effort to provide the best and most current training and resources in wetland delineation, soils and hydrology, wetland construction and restoration, plant identification, mitigation banking concepts and other riparian resource issues, Wetland Training Institute will add, from time to time, a new course to its schedule or publish a new book. Or its instructors may engage in innovative research about wetland science or policy.


No matter how hard these guys might try to avoid it, when Wetland Training Institute has something new, you can find it here.



New courses in 2018


Basic Plant ID – Familiarization for New Wetland Delineators is a one-day field course designed for individuals new to plant identification necessary for conducting wetland delineations.  Basic terminology critical to plant identification will be covered. Focus will be on the plant species that are most commonly dominant and/or indicative of wetland boundaries in the region the course is offered. Guidance for further training, field guides, floras, and online resources will be discussed.

Offered four times in three locations.  Instructor: Newling.



New publications


Nationwide Permits Complete 2017 Edition, by Robert J. Pierce, David Dearing, and Sam Collinson, is the 5th revision of NWPs Complete.  Organized for quick and ready reference, the entire texts of the 2017 NWPs, General Conditions, and the Regulations at CFR 330 are presented in sequence and followed, in italics, by the pertinent and substantive parts of the 2017 and past preambles associated with each.  2017 Edition available March 2017.


Pocket Guide to Hydric Soil Field Indicators – 2017.  Almost every indicator has been altered in the National Technical Committee on Hydric Soils’ Version 8.0 of the Field Indicators of Hydric Soils in the United States: A guide for Identifying and Delineating Hydric Soils: new tables; new figures; new Indicators and new terms in the glossary. We’ve taken all of those and updated our Pocket Guide. We have also added updated versions of the indispensable Simplified Keys to Hydric Soil Indicators – now for all ten USACE Regional Supplements.


Wetland Mitigation by Gary Pierce, focuses on the importance of water to wetland construction. For those who work in wetlands, it is the A to Z of construction and restoration.



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