Trends and Opportunities in Wetland Preservation, Restoration, Creation and Enhancement
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Monday, November 14, 2022
12:00 – 2:00 pm CST
Avi M. Sareen
Mitigation banking and ecological capital development
Create new revenue streams
Wetland preservation strategies and techniques
Wetland creation and enhancement
Stream restoration and enhancement
Assessments and crediting
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2.0 HSW CE Hours
2.0 AIA LU|HSW
2.0 HSW CE Hours
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Avi M. Sareen
Avi M. Sareen, President/Principal, TNT Environmental, Inc.
Mr. Sareen is president and principal wetland scientist with TNT Environmental, Inc., a leading wetland and natural resource consulting firm in Northern Virginia. He is a Virginia certified professional wetland delineator, professional wetland scientist, certified arborist, and certified ecologist. Mr. Sareen’s firm is multi-disciplined, specializing in fields of wetland science, regulatory consulting, biology, ecology, botany, forest ecology and arboriculture. Mr. Sareen earned his bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and Ecology Concentration from Virgina Polytechnic Institute and State University. He studied Applied Ecology and Conservation Biology at Frostburg State University.
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Course Title: Trends and Opportunities in Wetland Preservation, Restoration, Creation and Enhancement
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This two-hour course for design professionals identifies and explains the current trends, opportunities and techniques behind wetland preservation, restoration, creation and enhancement.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss wetland mitigation banking and ecological capital development, including water quality, mitigation credits, and new revenue streams.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify and analyze wetland preservation strategies and techniques.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to utilize restoration techniques and balance hydrological considerations when engaging in wetland creation and enhancement.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to explain the purposes, assessments and crediting of stream restoration and enhancement.
LUs: 2.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Some experience with site development
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date:
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