The Alberta Institute of Agrologists (AIA) Central Branch is offering a one day workshop on Wetland Delineation, Classification, and Assessment. The workshop is offered to AIA branch members in the area, and will explore methods to delineate wetland boundaries including plant identification, description of soil profiles, and evaluating hydrology through casual observation; activities will include description of landscape, vegetation, and soil profiles.
The instructor is Kristen Andersen, an accomplished wetland ecologist and instructor, University of Alberta. Kristen is registered as a Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS), and has 20 years of experience as an environmental consultant. Her specialty includes wetland assessment and mitigation planning. Kristen has extensive experience in vegetation and rare plant surveys and in regulatory approval process for a variety of projects that may impact wetlands and watercourses.
Please dress for the weather and be prepared for sudden changes in weather; the group will be outside all day. Please ensure that all footwear and clothing are free of soil and vegetative debris prior to arriving at site to prevent the spread of weed seed.
LOCATION: JJ Collette Provincial Park
TIME OF WORKSHOP: 08:30 – 16:00
MEETING LOCATION: main parking lot
COST: $50 for AIA members, $60 for non-members
Contact: Shannon Yacyshyn (email or call (780) 614-5664)