Wetlands and Soil Taxonomy | 24 May 2018

Wetlands and Soil Taxonomy | 24 May 2018



Have you ever wondered what a Mollic Fluvaquents is?

Is an Oxyaquic Dystochcrepts hydric?

Why are desert soils and wetland soils in the same soil order?

Join us on May 24, 2018 from 1 PM to 3 PM EST and find out how to use soil taxonomy to identify hydric soils.  This short 2 hour webinar will present the a general introduction to soil taxonomy and will include:

  • An overview of the National Technical Committee on Hydric Soil’s hydric soil criteria
  • A detailed discussion of the 12 soil orders and how to identify them
  • How to spot hydric soil clues in the soil subgroup name
  • How to use the soil name to better understand the wetland field conditions of the soil type
  • Plus a lot more

We will also provide links to the free mobile and desktop software that you can use in the field and the office to quickly spot hydric soils  before you dig your first soil pit.

At the end of the webinar you will have the opportunity to challenge your knowledge of soil taxonomy with our all new soil classification game.

Join us on May 24, 2018 for a fun, informative and interactive adventure into the world of soil taxonomy.

This is a wetland related class and continuing education credits are available.  2 Professional Development Hours.