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Upcoming Training Programs-Webinars

Contact Penny Pohle at Penny@wisconsinlandwater.org for more information.

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313 Et. al. “R” Standards webinar

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
8:30-10:00 a.m.

The waste management standard update meetings held around the state following the release in October, and the first designs using the released standards pointed out a number of minor revisions and clarifications that were appropriate minor revisions.

The NRCS National Technical Guide Committee is utilizing a date designation of “R” (e.g. 2017R) to a released standard where minor changes are made.

The 313 Et. al. standards will have the designation of October 2017R and have been recently posted to the NRCS FOTG.

 The webinar will discuss these changes and answer questions users have.

1 PDH will be offered for the live webinar.

SatelLite Imagery

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
11:00 a.m.-Noon

Outagamie County will demonstrate how they work with satellite data and raster calculator indices to generate rasters (NDVI & NDTI) for use in determining conservation vegetation or residue on the field level at various times of the year.  This webinar will discuss how to get the data, how to process it, verification, and ultimately field level statistics.  Also demonstrated will be a new online tool for NDVI.

1 Soil and Water Management CEU may be offered for attending the live webinar.

Concrete Construction Inspection Primer for the 2018 Construction Season

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
10:00-11:00 a.m.

This one hour webinar will cover the basics of Natural Resources Conservation Service Wisconsin Construction Specification #004 and WCS #004-WS.  It will focus on the approval of concrete mixes submitted by the supplier and concrete batch ticket requirements.  The webinar will also review the new WCS #004-WS and discuss the new water stop specification.  If time allows, we will also discuss concrete repair focusing on those issues typically found with water stop installation.

1 Soil and Water Management CEU may be offered for the live webinar.
1 PDH will be offered for participating in the live webinar.

Ethics Training

Wednesday, June 13
9:00-10:00 a.m.

Professional Engineers registered in the state of Wisconsin are required by WI Chapter A-E 10, CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYORS to obtain 30 PDHs of professional engineering continuing education. Two PDHs must be in the area of professional conduct and ethics.  This live webinar will fulfill one (1) PDHs in the area of professional conduct and ethics perThe NSPE Code of Ethics for Engineers Preamble which reads: “Engineering is an important and learned profession. As members of this profession, engineers are expected to exhibit the highest standards of honesty and integrity. Engineering has a direct and vital impact on the quality of life for all people. Accordingly, the services provided by engineers require honesty, impartiality, fairness, and equity, and must be dedicated to the protection of the public health, safety, and welfare. Engineers must perform under a standard of professional behavior that requires adherence to the highest principles of ethical conduct.”

This session will review and advance the PE’s knowledge and understanding of ethics engineering.

 1 PDH will be offered for attending the live webinar.

SITCOM  Training E-newsletter

Check these out for upcoming trainings in the SITCOM Training E-newsletter and E-newsletter.  Sign up to receive SITCOM training e-newsletter by contacting Penny Pohle at penny@wisconsinlandwater.org

Partner Training Programs Catalogs, Publications, Websites

2018 Southeast Operational Training Catalog (Note:  Area staff and technicians have first priority for attendance.  Inquire with trainer/coordinator for registration availability)

2018 Southwest Operational Area Training Catalog (Note:  Area staff and technicians have first priority for attendance.  Inquire with trainer/coordinator for registration availability)

Phragmites australis: Keeping Momentum (Door County Soil & Water Conservation Department's publication)

Conservation Professional Training Program

SnapPlus Training Opportunities 

NRCS Training Catalog

EPA Webcast Archive


Dept Natural Resource

Lynda.com (technology training)

Conservation Professional Training Program

The Conservation Professional Training Program recently launched a new website to streamline course registration and provide valuable information and resources to conservation professionals in one simple interface.

Enhanced web features at conservation-training.uwex.edu include:

  • Online course catalog with integrated registration
  • Status of courses taken, courses registered for, and courses completed
  • Interactive communities of practice and discussion groups
  • Conservation blog
  • News aggregator
  • Courses and events from other partners/conservation agencies

If you've used CPTP's old registration site, you'll need to reset your password on the new one to remain active. Click here to visit the new Conservation Training website.