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Irrigation Systems

Course / Workshop Title
50th Annual Irrigation Conference Raleigh, NC November 6, 2014
Wettable/Irrigated Acreage Determination Training Raleigh, NC TBA

Erosion & Sediment Control / Stormwater Certification for NCDOT Projects

Course / Workshop Title

Level I:
Erosion & Sediment Control / Stormwater Inspector/Installer

NOTE: Level I and II are now administered by NCSU Soil Science Department. Please click the link below to go to their website for information on schedules and to register online for Levels I & II:

Level II:
Erosion & Sediment Control / Stormwater Site Management

See NOTE above.
Level III:
Design of Erosion and Sediment Control Plans
McKimmon Conference & Training Center
Raleigh, NC

June 3, 2014 (8am - 5pm)

Mountain Hort. Crops & Research Ext. Center
Mills River, NC

October 9, 2014 (8am - 5pm)
McKimmon Conference & Training Center, Raleigh December 2, 2014 (8am - 5pm)
Level III-R:
Recertification - Design of Erosion & Sediment Control Plans
J. Edward Booth Field Lab, Lake Wheeler,
Raleigh, NC

June 4, 2014 (8am - 12:30pm)

McKimmon Conference & Training Center, Raleigh December 3, 2014
(8am - 12:30pm)

Stormwater and Low Impact Development Training

Course / Workshop Title

Stormwater BMP Inspection & Maintenance Certification

Raleigh, NC November 13-14, 2014 (FULL)
Jacksonville, NC January 6-7, 2015
  Pittsboro, NC February 3-4, 2014

Stormwater BMP Inspection & Maintenance UPDATE

This class is for renewing your certificate. You will need your original certificate number when registering.

Wilmington, NC November 6, 2014 (10am-3pm)
Raleigh, NC Dec. 9, 2014 (10am-3pm) (FULL)
Winston Salem Dec. 10, 2014 (10am - 3pm)
Stormwater BMP Plan Reviewer Certification Raleigh, NC January 13-14, 2015
Stormwater BMP Retrofit & Rehab TBA TBA
NEW! Stormwater 101 for the Legal Profession Raleigh, NC August 21, 2014
Charlotte, NC November 19, 2014
NEW! Low Impact Development & StormEZ  
Charlotte, NC August 28-29, 2014
Raleigh, NC December 4-5, 2014 FULL
Bioretention Summit: Ask the Researcher Washington, DC August 18-19, 2014
Burlington, VT TBA
Green Roof Design TBA TBA
Hands-on Innovative Water Harvesting Wilmington September 26, 2014
Permeable Pavement TBA TBA

RG 201: Residential Rain Garden Certification for Professionals

*Special Class - Additional Hands-On Session : Innovative Water Harvesting and Downspout Disconnection Demonstration. The Oct. 22-23 class is the regular certification class PLUS a hands-on demo. See details at:

Wilmington, NC February 24-25, 2014
Burlington, NC May 7-8, 2014
Pittsboro, NC* October, 22-23, 2014*
Stormwater BMPs for Seasonally High Water Tables TBA TBA
Stormwater Wetland Design TBA TBA
Swale and Filter Strip Design Raleigh, NC June 24, 2014
Dallas, NC June 25, 2014
Raleigh, NC December 17, 2014

Low Impact Development Certification


Raleigh, NC

May 20-22, 2014 (Canceled)

Raleigh, NC TBA

NC Water Quality Protection

Course / Workshop Title
Surface Water Identification Training and Certification Raleigh, NC December 2-5, 2014

NCSU Stream Restoration Program - River Course Series

Course / Workshop Title
RC 101 - Stream Morphology Assessment Asheville, NC April 29-May 1, 2014
RC 131 - Assessment and Identification of Riparian Vegetation Valle Crucis, NC June 16-17, 2014
RC 151 - Water Quality Monitoring Using Automated Samplers TBA TBA
RC 161 - Aquatic Insect Taxonomy and Pollution Ecology Asheville, NC July 22-24, 2014
RC 201 - Natural Channel Design Principles Asheville, NC May 13-15, 2014
RC 302 - HEC-RAS for Stream Restoration Raleigh, NC July 8-10, 2014
RC 401 - Construction Practices for Stream Restoration TBA TBA
RC 521 - Mountain Project Tour and Evaluation TBA TBA
RC 522 - Coastal Plain Tour & Evaluation TBA TBA
RC 435 - Management of Invasive and Exotic Vegetation in Riparian Areas Boone, NC TBA

Backyard Stream Repair Workshops



Vermicomposting and Composting Courses

Course / Workshop Title

Current Conferences

NCSU's 15th Vermiculture Conference Raleigh, NC July 31 - Aug 1, 2014
Water Education Summit Asheville, NC September 8-10, 2014
NCSU Southeast Regional Stream Restoration Conference Charlotte, NC November 17-20, 2014

Past Conferences

2012 Land Grant and Sea Grant National Water Conference Portland, OR May 20-24, 2012
2012 Southeast Regional Stream Restoration Conference Wilmington, NC October 15-18, 2012
Low Impact Development Researchers Symposium Asheville, NC August 13-14, 2012
2011 Low Impact Development Symposium Philadelphia, PA Sept. 25-28, 2011
13th Vermiculture Conference Chapel Hill, NC November 5-6, 2012
48th Annual Irrigation Society Conference Raleigh, NC November 7, 2012
NCSU's 14th Vermiculture Conference Raleigh, NC October 26-27, 2013
Southeast Tidal Creek Summit Charleston, SC December 5-6, 2011
NC Aquaculture Development Conference New Bern, NC February 6-9, 2013
Water Education Summit - Making a Difference in your Community Chattanooga, TN September 24-26, 2013
Southeast Tidal Creek Summit Wilmington, NC December 16-17, 2013
49th Annual Irrigation Conference Raleigh, NC November 12, 2013
NC Aquaculture Development Conference New Bern, NC Feb. 21-22, 2014