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Wetland Delineation, Assessment and Design Training (Plus a Lot More!)

Careers in wetland science are on the rise.  The Swamp School wants to help you learn all of the skills needed to conduct wetland delineations, design wetland restoration projects, keep up with the latest Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and US Army Corps of Engineers (USACOE) waters of the US and wetland regulations and much more.

You can learn the latest wetland delineation techniques in one of our online or live wetland delineation training workshops.  You can design a wetland in our state of the art eLearning online design workshop.  Keep up with all of the newest changes in waters of the US and wetlands regulations by participating in our interactive webinars.

Do you need to find a wetland job?  Check out our jobs board.  Do you need to find qualified wetland delineators?  The post your job on our wetlands job board.

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Keep up with the latest wetlands news by subscribing to our free wetlands newsletter.  Each week we feature a wetland or waters of the US topic that is important to the science and regulation of wetlands and waters.


We also offer a wide variety of other environmental science programs including Phase I Environmental Assessment training, Ecological Risk Management training, Data Collection and Analysis, Wetland Botany, Wetland Hydrology and Hydric Soil Studies and Science.

Do you need to show off your wetland science credentials?  Consider enrolling in our Certified Wetland Delineator Program.  This is a four-part blended online and field training program.  The certification program is divided into four parts and includes wetlands botany, wetland hydrology, and hydric soils.  The final course is the certified wetland delineator program.  The class is a blend of online workshops, field studies and a final field exam.

Our Wetland Delineation and Regional Supplement Training Workshops have been pre-approved by the Society of Wetland Scientists Professional Certification Program (SWSPCP) as meeting standards for content and instruction and, upon successful completion, has been judged to be immediately eligible to receive credits and/or points toward SWSPCP Professional Certification or SWSPCP Professional.


Featured Programs

Next Wetland Delineation Class

USACOE ’87 Manual & NC NE Regional Supplement

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

September 19-22, 2016


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Point Intercept Sampling Procedure for

Determining Hydrophytic Vegetation

Eastern Mountains & Piedmont

September 23, 2016

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



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Featured Classes

  • Certified Hydric Soil Investigator | Sept 2016

    This certification program is designed to educate, test and demonstrate your knowledge of the US Army Corps of Engineers Hydric Soil Indicators. Each week we will be discuss the specific USACOE hydrology indicators for each region.

  • Point Intercept Sampling Procedure for Determining Hydrophytic Vegetation

    September 23, 2016 | Pittsburgh, PA |The Swamp School is sponsoring a one-day field workshop using the Corps’ Point Intercept Sampling Procedure for Determining Hydrophytic Vegetation. This workshop is entirely in the field and hands on. We will setting up study plots and be collecting data using the densitometer. Each student will be provided with their own GRS Densitometer as part of the tuition. Special wetland point intercept data forms will also be provided as well as a written procedure and formula for determining if the plant community is hydrophytic.

  • Wetland Delineation Training

    USACOE Regional Supplement Wetland Delineation Training | Learn how to delineate a wetland in a choice of training venues. Take the class in a traditional classroom setting, at home or work online, in the field, or a combination of any of these.

  • Pocono Plant Field Camp

    Join us for a terrific two-day field workshop in northeastern Pennsylvania and lean your wetland plants. The class will be held at the beautiful Pocono Environmental Education Center located in the heart of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. This location is ideal to get up to speed on north and eastern Pennsylvania vegetative communities.

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