Stream Bank Repair Workshops
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Siler City Stream Bank Workshop
November 19, 2022
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
311 N Fir Ave, Siler City, NC 27344
Attendees at this workshop will participate in a hands-on streambank protection and invasives treatment project including installation of live-stakes and other native plants to assist in re-establishment of the stream buffer.
*** Note – This is a FREE – 1/2 day non-certification workshop. We will be scheduling more workshops soon which include the certification option – so please check back soon or join our workshop email list.
PLEASE NOTE – THE RAIN DATE FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS DECEMBER 10, 2022.
**** We will only reschedule if heavy rains and/or lightning are predicted in the area, otherwise the workshop will run as scheduled. ****
REGISTRATION CLOSES ON NOVEMBER 17, 2022 AT 11:59 PM
Each workshop is unique. The information below is provided for general information about the workshop. Please reference the registration website for specific information about the individual workshop.
About the CERTIFICATION Workshops
Attendees will learn how to protect and improve the natural environment of streams by stabilizing the stream bank and other eroding areas. NC State University and other local experts will provide practical, cost-effective solutions using natural materials and native plants to create a healthy streamside. Attendees will participate in hands-on stream protection practices including harvesting live-staked native plants and/or installing live-stakes on a stream.
If attending a certification workshop, a Stream Bank Repair certification exam will be administered. Those who receive a passing grade of 80% or above will receive a certificate and recognition as Certified in Stream Bank Repair by NC State University Extension.
Who Should Attend
- HOA Officers
- Local Government Personnel
- Landscape Contractors
- Registered Landscape Architects
- Utility Workers
- Park Managers
- Students and Environmental Educators
Registration Fee Information
Regular Fee – $200
We accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express for payment of your registration fee. Or you may send us a check made payable to NCSU – BAE. Mail to:
Campus Box 7625
Raleigh, NC 27695
Attn: Workshop Coordinators
Please visit the registration website for current cancellation and refund policies.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Cancellation requests should be sent to email@example.com for processing. The cancellation request must be submitted at least thirty-one (31) days before the date of the workshop to receive a full refund. Cancellation requests made between thirty (30) days and eight (8) days before the date of the workshop will receive a full refund minus a $25 administrative processing fee. Any cancellation requests made on or within seven (7) days of the workshop will be ineligible for a refund.
Attendee substitutions from within the same company may be made at any time at no cost. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of the current registrant and the name and email address of the new registrant.
Severe Weather Cancellation and Refund Policy
In the event of severe weather, this workshop may be postponed or canceled at the discretion of the workshop instructors and coordinators. If the workshop is postponed, you may receive a refund if you are unable to attend the newly scheduled date, time, and location. Please contact email@example.com if you are unable to attend the rescheduled workshop. If the workshop is canceled, you will receive a full refund. If the workshop is postponed or canceled, the workshop instructors and coordination staff are not responsible for participants not meeting their PDHs or CEUs requirements with their various professional licensing boards.
Each workshop schedule is unique. Please click on the individual workshop for specifics
What to Bring
Participants will be outside working on stream banks. Proper attire is strongly recommended:
- Long-sleeved shirts
Optional materials to bring include:
- Rain gear
- Bug spray
About the Stream Bank Certification Workshops
Attendees will learn how to protect and improve the natural environment of streams by stabilizing the stream bank and other eroding areas. NC State University and other local experts will provide practical, cost-effective solutions using natural materials and native plants to create a healthy streamside. Attendees will participate in hands-on stream protection practices including installing live-stakes on a stream.
Upon completion of the workshop, a Stream Bank Repair certification exam will be administered. Those who receive a passing grade of at least 80% will receive a certificate and recognition as Certified in Stream Bank Repair by NC State University Extension.
Professional Development Hours
4.5 PDHs for professional engineers and land surveyors (approved by the NC Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors)
- Small-scale Solutions to Eroding Streambanks
- NC Native Plant Society
- A Field Guide for the Identification of Invasive Plants in Southern Forests
- Riparian Vegetation Resource List
- Backyard Erosion Brochure
- Army Corps Wetland Plant List
- Live Stake Description
- Live Stake Install Instructions
- Stream Bank Repair Before & After Footage
- Soil Bioengineering Techniques
These workshops are regularly sponsored by the following organizations:
- City of Fayetteville
- NC State University, Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering
- Cumberland County Cooperative Extension
- NC Cooperative Extension Stormwater Programs
- NC Cooperative Extension River Course Programs
- Mills River Partnership
- River Link
- Ivy River Partners
- Blue Ridge RC&D
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
- City of Hendersonville