Agenda

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Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before the start time.

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 
2:00 – 4:00 pm CDT

 

Presented by Dr. Stephen J. Souza

Agenda

  • What naturalization is and why it is important
  • Stormwater detention and additional benefits
  • Changing the size and shape of the basin
  • Changes to the inlet and outflow
  • Improving basin soils and plants
  • Promoting diffusion and infiltration
  • Planning for regular maintenance 

   

Webinar Instructions

All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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Credits

Engineers
2.0 PDHs

Architects
2.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA - American Institute of Architects
2.0 LU|HSW

Landscape Architects
2.0 HSW CE Hours

LACES - Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System
2.0 HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers
2.0 ASFPM CECs

 

Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 2.0 PDHs for professional engineers, 2.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects, and 2.0 HSW continuing education hours for landscape architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider License No: CEA362), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers, architects and landscape architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System and the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System. Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 2.0 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 2.0 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES.

This Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this course for 2.0 CECs for floodplain managers.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).

On-Demand Credits

The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format is not pre-approved by any licensing boards and may not qualify for the same credits; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. The following pre-approvals may be available for the on-demand format upon request:

2.0 HSW LUs (AIA)
2.0 HSW PDHs (LA CES)

Speakers

Dr. Stephen J. Souza, Ph.D.

Owner of Clean Waters Consulting, LLC in New Jersey

Dr. Souza is the founding partner of Princeton Hydro, LLC. From its inception in 1998 through 2018, he served as president of Princeton Hydro, retiring from the company in 2019. Over the past 35 years he has dedicated his career to the management and restoration of aquatic ecosystems, in particular lakes, ponds and reservoirs. Dr. Souza received his B.S. degree in 1974 from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, his M.S. in 1976 from Rutgers University, and his Ph.D. in 1981 from the University of Connecticut. He has served over the past 25 years as an instructor and course coordinator for the Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education, developing and implementing multiple short courses focused on the management and restoration of aquatic ecosystems. Dr. Souza is also an adjunct professor at Temple University (Ambler Campus), teaching a graduate studies course in the Department of Landscape and Horticulture (Tyler School of Art and Agriculture). He also conducts a professional continuing education course focusing on green infrastructure stormwater management for CPES through Montclair State University.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: How to Naturalize an Existing Stormwater Detention/Retention Basin

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines the principles and practice of transforming traditional dry-bottom basins into naturalized basins that improve water quality and provide a host of environmental benefits.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain what naturalization is, why it’s important, and the potential environmental benefits.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe how to make changes to the basin’s size, shape, inlet and outflow to facilitate naturalization and improve function.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify methods of improving basin soils and select appropriate plants to promote diffusion and infiltration.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to recognize when maintenance is required and effectively plan for regular maintenance.

LUs: 2.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with site development and earthwork efforts

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 04/26/2027

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to fchapman@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.