North Carolina Wetland Assessment Method (NC WAM) and Training Course
December 6 - 9, 2022
NCDOT Highway Building Auditorium (first-floor) - 1 South Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC
$770 for NCAEP members or $795 for non-NCAEP members
John Dorney, Sandy Smith, and LeiLani Paugh
Staff of Axiom Environmental, Inc. (John Dorney and Sandy Smith) and the NC Department of Transportation (LeiLani Paugh) will conduct a 4-day course organized by the NC Association of Environmental Professionals (NC AEP) on the latest version (Version 5) of the North Carolina Wetland Assessment Method (NC WAM) for determining the condition of wetlands from December 6-9, 2022 in and near Raleigh, NC. This lecture and field course will focus on the method, which is the standard method formally adopted by the US Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District in their Public Notice dated April 21, 2015 and is the standard method for wetland assessment used in NC. The authors were part of a multi-agency team of state and federal agencies who developed the method over the past several years and have previously taught this course using the same curriculum. The course will be taught in the first-floor auditorium of the NCDOT Highway Building at 1 South Wilmington Street across the street from the southeast side of the Capitol with field sites in the Raleigh area. The registration fee includes the a copy of the latest NC WAM User Manual, class paper supplies, one lunch, field snacks, and drinking waters. Liability waivers must be signed upon your arrival to class.
Registration: Class enrollment is set at a minimum of 20 registrants and a maximum of 30 registrants. All checks will be held until we are certain that the minimum number of students is achieved for the class. Registration fees must be received by NCAEP no later than November 28, 2022. Cancellations after November 28, 2022 will receive a refund of the registration fee less a $100 administrative fee. Registrants may transfer their registration to another attendee with the same membership status (e.g. regular member, government employee member, non-member) at any time. Only one transfer per registration is permitted.