Environmental Evaluation Series No. 3: Planning for Floodplain and Riparian Area Special Environmental Concerns
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Jul 17, 2013 2:00 pm US/Eastern
Length: 01:00 (hh:mm)
- Craig Goodwin, National Aquatic Ecologist, USDA NRCS Ecological Sciences Division, Washington, D.C.
- Richard Weber, Wetland Hydraulic Engineer, National Wetland Team, USDA NRCS Central National Technology Support Center, Ft. Worth, TX
- American Forage and Grassland Council - 1.5 hour CFGP Credit
- Certified Crop Advisors - 1.5 hour CCA Self Study - SW Credit
- Conservation Planner - 1.5 hour Conservation Planning Credit
- Society of American Foresters - 1.5 hour Category 2 Credit
- Society for Range Management - 1.5 hour SRM Credit
- The Wildlife Society - 1.5 hour TWS Category 1 Credit
Participate to learn how to identify, evaluate, and document on the NRCS-CPA-52, Environmental Evaluation Worksheet, the impacts of conservation actions on Floodplains and Riparian Areas.
As the third in the series on environmental evaluations, this webinar will assist USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service conservation planners, partners, and technical service providers to understand the ecological importance of floodplains and riparian areas and how to properly analyze and document existing conditions and the effects of planned conservation actions. Primary topics include: legal foundations, information/data sources, tools, mitigation measures, and documentation requirements including examples.
This webinar is sponsored by the USDA NRCS Central National Technology Support Center and Ecological Sciences Division. Contact Matthew Judy, Senior Ecologist, for assistance with environmental evaluations and for more information about this webinar.