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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 Webinar

Wetlands, Waters, Permits & the Courts

Version 2.0

July 28, 2016


Due to tremendous demand we will be offering a second presentation of the latest 2017 USACOE Wetlands Permits, the latest Waters of the US and Clean Water Rule status and recent and important Supreme Court rulings.  Don’t forget to send in your 2017 USACOE Nationwide Permit comments by August 1st.  This webinar is a great way to get up to speed on these issues and more!


Wetland Plant Identification:  Fast Start Series

Eastern Mountains & Piedmont

July 20, 2016

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Quickly learn the important wetland plant species of the Eastern Mountains and Piedmont region in our full day field class in Pittsburgh, PA.


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Featured Classes

  • Wetland Plant ID: Fast Start Series | July 2016

    Quickly learn the important wetland plant species of the Eastern Mountains and Piedmont region by taking our next Fast Start wetland plant identification field class. This class is a full day in the field and will cover the essential species needed to be inventorying for a wetland delineation. This will include trees, shrubs, ferns, sedges, grasses, rushes, wildflowers and vines.

  • 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.

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