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Workshops and Conferences

Research and Extension Educational Outreach


Current Conferences

NC Aquaculture Development Conference New Bern, NC February 8-11, 2017
Waste to Worth 2017 Raleigh, NC April 18-21, 2017
Irrigation Tours
Title Location Date
NC Irrigation Society 2017 Irrigation Tour Tarboro , NC April 25, 2017

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
NCSU Jane S. McKimmon Center, Raleigh, NC

June 7, 2017 (8am - 5pm)



Level III-R:
Recertification - Design of Erosion & Sediment Control Plans
NCSU Jane S. McKimmon Center, Raleigh, NC June 8, 2017 (8am - 12:30pm)

Stormwater and Low Impact Development Training

Course / Workshop Title

Stormwater BMP Inspection & Maintenance Certification

Apex, NC January 19-20, 2017 (closed)
  Raleigh, NC March 28-29,2017 (closed)
Chapel Hill, NC July 11-12, 2017

Stormwater BMP Inspection & Maintenance UPDATE This class is for renewing your certificate. You will need your original certificate number when registering.

Jacksonville, NC Jan 31, 2017 (closed)
Wake Forest, NC April 5, 2017 (10am - 3pm)
RG 201 - Residential Rain Garden Certification Lexington, NC March 23, 2017 (closed)
Asheville, NC March 25, 2017 (closed)
Bioretention & Permeable Pavement Design Update Raleigh, NC November 10, 2016
Wilmington, NC December 8, 2016
Apex, NC December 13, 2016
Welcome to the MDC Greensboro, NC January 11-12, 2017(closed)
Raleigh, NC January 25-26, 2017(closed)
Wilmington, NC Feb. 15-16, 2017 (closed)
Kannapolis, NC March 9-10, 2017(closed)
Greensboro, NC March 20-21, 2017 (closed)
Raleigh, NC April 19-20, 2017 (closed)
Lenior, NC May 4-5, 2017
Jacksonville, NC

June 1-2, 2017

Apex, NC July 13-14, 2017 (closed)
Water Harvesting Workshop Durham, NC February 20, 2017

Past Stormwater and Low Impact Development Training

2016 Green Infrastructure Summit    
Green Streets for Stormwater Treatment    
Stormwater BMP Plan Reviewer Certification    
Wet Pond & Wetland Design Update Workshop    
Stormwater BMP Retrofit & Rehab    
Bioretention Summit: Ask the Researcher    
Green Roof Design    
Innovative Rainwater Harvesting    
Stormwater BMPs for Seasonally High Water Tables    
Swale and Filter Strip Design    

Low Impact Development Certification



NC Water Quality Protection

Course / Workshop Title
Surface Water Identification Training and Certification Raleigh, NC November 15-18, 2016
Raleigh, NC May 16-19, 2017 (closed)

NCSU Stream Restoration Program - River Course Series

Course / Workshop Title
RC 101 - Stream Morphology Assessment Asheville, NC October 5-7, 2016
Raleigh, NC May 16-18, 2017 (closed)
RC 201 - Natural Channel Design Principles Raleigh, NC November 2-4, 2016
Raleigh, NC June 13-15, 2017 (closed)
RC 401 - Construction Practices for Stream Restoration TBA TBA
RC 302 - HEC-RAS for Stream Restoration Raleigh, NC July 18 - 20, 2017
RC 131 - Assessment and Identification of Riparian Vegetation TBA TBA
RC 151 - Water Quality Monitoring Using Automated Samplers TBA TBA
RC 161 - Aquatic Insect Taxonomy and Pollution Ecology Asheville, NC August 2-4, 2016
RC 435 - Management of Invasive and Exotic Vegetation in Riparian Areas TBA TBA
RC 521 - Mountain Project Tour and Evaluation TBA TBA
RC 522 - Coastal Plain Tour & Evaluation TBA TBA

Backyard Stream Repair Workshops

Mills River, NC February 17, 2017
  Marshall, NC March 30, 2017

Past Conferences

Water Education Summit Asheville, NC September 8-10, 2014
NC Aquaculture Development Conference New Bern, NC February 11-13, 2016
NCSU 17th Vermiculture Conference Raleigh, NC June 2-3, 2016
EcoStream - Stream Ecology and Restoration Conference Asheville, NC August 22-25, 2016
Annual NC Irrigation Conference Raleigh, NC November 2, 2016