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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

Subsurface Systems Bureau
Educational Seminars
Please Note:     Proof of Attendance for all seminars is now required. Sign-in sheets for past workshops may be found here.

Approved Seminars for the 2015 - 2016 Renewal Period

DateSeminarLocationCredit Hours
Onsite wastewater Treatment - Intermittent Sand Filters
Host:  Red Vector
RV - 1873 (One hour class)
On-Line Course
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Onsite wastewater Treatment - Nutrient Removal
Host:  Red Vector
RV- 2032 (One hour class)
On-Line Course
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1
Basic Septic System Design
Host:  Red Vector
RV- 10118 (One hour class)
On-Line Course
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1
EPA Onsite Wastewater Treatment: Systems Management
Host:  Red Vector
RV - 6088 (4 hour class)
On-Line Course
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4
Various Courses
Host:  CADNET COURSES
Please conatct CADNET for a list of approved courses.
CADNET Services
  100 Carl Drive
  Manchester, NH
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Onsite Wastewater Treatment - Recirculating Sand Filters
Host:  Red Vector
RV-2074 (Two hour class)
On-Line Course
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2
Online: Excavation & Trenching Safety
Host:  HAZMATEAM
Excavating and Trenching is recognized as one of the most hazardous construction operations. OSHA Trenching and Excavation requirements and hazards are addressed in this workshop. This is a recorded course - Available on demand
Online
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Back to Basic Soils Workshop
Host:  NH Association of Natural Resource Scientists
Fall 2016 - More information coming soon.
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Winter Plant Identification for Wetland Boundary Determination
Host:  UNH
Not yet open for enrollment
UNH
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Basic Civil Engineering - Sewage Treatment
Host:  Red Vector
RV- 6788 (One hour class)
On-Line Course
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1
1/1/2015

12/31/2016
Design and Install Presentation
Host:  Presby Environmental, Inc
Online course
  DVD option
  
3
1/1/2015

12/31/2016
New England Onsite Wastewater Training Program
Host:  URI Cooperative Extension
Various dates. Contact Subsurface Bureau for list of approved courses.
NE Onsite Wastewater Training Program
  University of Rhode Island
  Kingston, RI
  Directions
Varies by course
1/7/2015
8:00 AM to Noon
Training for Designers & Installers of Individual Sewage Disposal Systems
Host:  New Hampshire Water Works Association
See More Information for the agenda and information on how to register.
NHDES Auditorium
  29 Hazen Drive
  Concord, NH
3
1/7/2015
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Training for Designers & Installers of Individual Sewage Disposal Systems
Host:  New Hampshire Water Works Association
See More Information for the agenda and information on how to register.
NHDES Auditorium
  29 Hazen Drive
  Concord, Nh
3
1/30/2015
8:45 AM to 3:00 PM
Annual Conference
Host:  NHANRS
New Hampshire Association of Natural Resource Scientists - Annual Conference - Geology & Soils Session, Regulatory Session
Grappone Ctr
  70 Constitution Ave
  Concord, NH
2
2/13/2015

2/26/2014
Grade Foreman Bootcamp
Host:  4 Day Workshop - Construction Education Academy
Four days of training focusing on a thorough review of basic construction surveying techniques. To register contact East Point Lasers (800)466-0084 or constructioneducationacademy.com
See Registration Information for Locations
  Locations
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2/23/2015

2/25/2015
Waste & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport Show
Host:  Waste & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport Show
Credits are granted for Education Sessions 2/23/2015 - 2/25/2015. Contact the Subsurface Bureau for approved sessions.
Indiana Convention Center
  100 S Capitol Ave
  Indianapolis, IN
3
3/11/2015
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Training Workshop
Host:  Presby Environmental, Inc
A live training workshop. Lunch is included and there is an optional tour of the factory.
Presby Environmental
  143 Airport Rd
  Whitefield, NH
3
3/16/2015
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

3/17/2015
Annual Spring Conference & Expo
Host:  Granite State Designers & Installers Association
Please contact GSDI to register. 3 credit hours per day Detailed agenda at http://www.gsdia.org/
Radison Hotel
  700 Elm St
  Manchester, NH
3
3/18/2015
9:00 AM to Noon
Hands On Web Soil Survey Workshop
Host:  Hillsborough County Conservation District
How to access soils information on the web. Please call 673-2409 ext. 100 or e-mail kerry.rickrode@nh.nacdnet.net if you have any questions. Snow date March 20th.
Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications
  Computer classroom
  Manchester, NH
3
3/26/2015
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Alternative Onsite Wastewater Systems Workshop
Host:  University of Rhode Island Cooperative Ext / NHDES
Please see MORE INFO for details and agenda. Check-in starts at 8 A.M. Please contact URI to register.
NHDES Auditorium
  29 Hazen Drive
  Concord, NH
6
3/30/2015
9:00 AM to Noon
Hands On Web Soil Survey Workshop
Host:  Belknap County Conservation District
More information coming soon.
Belknap County Complex
  Conference Room #1
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  Laconia, NH
3
4/24/2015
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Ground Control: A Focus on Permanent Solutions
Host:  Merrimack County Conservation District
Please see "More Information" for the agenda & registration form.
NH Department of Environmental Services Auditorium
  29 Hazen Drive
  Concord, NH
6
4/24/2015
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Introduction to Field Indicators of Hydric Soils
Host:  UNH Professional Development Seminars
To register or for questions call UNH Professional Development & Training in Durham at (603) 862-7380 or use the online registration form.
UNH
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  Portsmouth, NH
6
5/1/2015
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
US Army Corps Wetland Delineator Methods
Host:  UNH Professional Development Seminars
Various dates. To register or for questions call UNH Professional Development & Training in Durham at (603) 862-7380 or use the online registration form.
UNH
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  Portsmouth, NH
6
5/4/2015
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

4/21/2016
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Training Workshop
Host:  Presby Environmental
Hotel Coolidge
  39 Main St.
  White River Junction, VT
3
5/22/2015
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Vernal Pool Documentation
Host:  NHANRS
Identifying larval amphibians & invertebrates. Please contact NHANRS for more information or to register.
New England College
  Science Bldg Room 209B
  Henniker, NH
3
6/5/2015
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Wetland Classification
Host:  UNH Professional Development Seminars
To register or for questions call UNH Professional Development & Training in Durham at (603) 862-7380 or use the online registration form.
UNH
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  Portsmouth, NH
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6/19/2015
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Identification of NH Trees & Shrubs
Host:  UNH Professional Development Seminars
To register or for questions call UNH Professional Development & Training in Durham at (603) 862-7380 or use the online registration form.
UNH
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  Portsmouth, NH
6
7/28/2015
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Summer Erosion Control Field Days
Host:  Rockingham County Conservation District
Training for Professionals working in soils, engineering, planning and consulting. Contact RCCD (603)679-2790 or natsci@rockinghamccd.org
Seacoast Science Ctr - Odiorne Point State Park
  570 Ocean Blvd
  Rye, NH
6
7/29/2015
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Summer Erosion Control Field Days
Host:  Merrimack County Conservation District
Training for Professionals working in soils, engineering, planning and consulting. Contact MCCD (603)975-0110 or info@merrimackccd.org
Pat's Peak
  686 Flanders Rd
  Henniker, NH
6
7/30/2015
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Summer Erosion Control Field Days
Host:  Grafton County Conservation District
Training for Professionals working in soils, engineering, planning and consulting. Contact GCCD (603) 353-4652, ext 103 or pamela.gilbert@nh.nacdnet.net
The Maplewood Golf Club
  2691 Main St
  Bethlehem, NH
6
8/3/2015
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Review Course
Host:  EnviroCert International /Merrimack County Conservation Dist
Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control review Course & Exam ( 3 credits for the course, 3 credits for successfully passing the exam)
NH Department of Transportation Conference Room
  7 Hazen Drive
  Concord, NH
3
8/28/2015
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Soil Mapping Workshop
Host:  NHANRS, SSSNNE, USDA
This workshop will provide instruction in the principles, process and techniques of soil mapping. This workshop is intended as a refresher and interaction for experienced Soil Scientists.
NHDES Auditorium
  29 Hazen Drive
  Concord, NH
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9/15/2015
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Continuing Education Seminar with Water Industries & Orenco Systems
Host:  Water Industries
Contact Lorna to register @ l.hill@waterindustriesinc.com or call (603) 875-7000 or (800) 582-7231
Mill Falls at the Lake
  312 Daniel Webster Highway
  Meredith, NH
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9/17/2015
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Basics of Geographic Information System (GIS) Workshop
Host:  NHANRS
This NHANRS workshop is designed as an introduction to the basics of geographic information system (GIS) and global positioning systems (GPS). This is an ideal introductory workshop for natural resource professionals. Please contact NHANRS to register
NH Fish & Game
  11 Hazen Dr
  Concord, NH
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9/18/2015
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Identifying Late Season Grasses
Host:  UNH Professional Development & Training
This workshop will teach you the skills necessary to identify late-season grasses (Family Poeceae) occurring throughout our state. A combination of indoor and outdoor instruction will be used to familiarize you with this challenging group.
UNH Portsmouth/Pease
  119 International Drive
  Portsmouth, NH
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10/9/2015
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Wetland Classification
Host:  UNH Professional Development & Training
This one-day workshop will focus on how to classify wetlands following the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service method for classifying wetlands and deepwater habitats of the United States.
UNH Portsmouth / Pease
  119 International Drive
  Portsmouth, NH
6
10/16/2015
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Coastal Wetlands Conference
Host:  NHANRS
Seacoast Science Center
  Odiorne State Park
  570 Ocean Blvd
  Rye, NH
6
10/22/2015
8:30 AM to 3:30 AM
Troubleshooting and Managing Commercial Systems Workshop
Host:  University of Rhode Island NE On-Site Wastewater Training
This course describes what makes high strength wastewater and what to look for when troubleshooting commercial facilities. Save the Date - Registration information coming soon.
NHDES Auditorium
  29 Hazen Drive
  Concord, NH
6
10/23/2015
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

12/11/2015
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Field Indicators of Hydric Soils, Version 4
Host:  UNH Professional Development & Training
The New England Hydric Soils Technical Committee has updated the 2004 Version 3 of the Field Indicators of Hydric Soils Manual to Version 4 (2015).
NHDES
  29 Hazen Drive
  Concord, NH
6
11/4/2015
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

11/5/2015
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Onsite Wastewater Mega-Conference
Host:  NOWRA/SORA/NAWT/VOWRA
Please see the agenda for more details.
Virginia Beach, VA
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  Virginia Beach
6
11/5/2015
9:00 AM to 4:15 PM
Measuring Water Movement in Soil via a Compact Constant Head Permeameter Workshop
Host:  Merrimac County Conservation District
Please contact MCCD to register.
Epsom Fire Dept
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  Epsom, NH
6
11/6/2015
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

11/13/2015
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Winter Plant Identification for Wetland Boundary Determination
Host:  UNH Professional Development & Training
This 2-day workshop will focus on upland and wetland tree and shrub identification under winter conditions, as part of the requirements for state and federal jurisdictional wetland boundary determination.
UNH Portsmouth / Pease
  119 International Drive
  Portsmouth, NH
6
11/19/2015
8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Stormwater Topics in Winter Construction Issues
Host:  Belknap County Conservation District
Please see the brochure for a detailed list of topics. Registration is through the Belknap County Conservation District @ 527-5880.
Gilford Community Church
  19 Potter Hill Rd
  Gilford, NH
6
12/3/2015
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

12/4/2015
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
46th NHLSA Annual Meeting & Equipment Show
Host:  New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association
Six credits possible- To obtain credits, attendance at the Dec 4th Session 7 (3 credits) is mandatory. 3 additional credits will be granted for only one the following: Dec 4th Session 16, Dec 3rd Session 1 or Dec 3rd Session 2.
Courtyard Marriott Grapone Center
  70 Constitution Avenue
  Concord, NH
6
12/18/2015
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Winter Botany Workshop
Host:  NHANRS
The morning classroom session consists of a thorough review of botanical morphology throughout the winter, training on the use of a dichotomous key and hands -on experience in the classroom. Afternoon session is a field trip. See flyer for Required Text.
SPNF Conservation Center
  54 Portsmouth St
  Concord, NH
6
1/29/2016 NHANRS Annual Conference
Host:  NHANRS
Annual Conference. See agenda for details.
Grappone Center
  70 Constitution Ave
  Concord, NH
3
3/14/2016
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

3/15/2016
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Spring Septic Systems Conference & Expo     SOLD OUT
Host:  Granite State Designers & Installers Association
Please contact GSDI to register. 3 credits per day of attendance.
Madison Hotel
  700 Elm St
  Manchester, NH
3
3/21/2016
9:00 AM to Noon
Hands On Web Soil Survey Workshop
Host:  Hillsborough County Conservation District
How to access soils information on the web. Please call 673-2409 ext. 100 or e-mail kerry.rickrode@nh.nacdnet.net if you have any questions. Snow date March 29th.
Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications
  Computer classroom
  Manchester, NH
3
4/5/2016
7:30 AM to 4:00 PM

4/6/2016
7:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Fifth Northeast Onsite Wastewater Treatment Short Course and Equipment Exhibition
Host:  New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission
Please contact NEIWPCC for NHDES Designer & Installer credit hours. To Register by fax or mail, download a copy of the registration form now.
Holiday Inn
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  Taunton, MA
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4/7/2016
7:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Fifth Northeast Onsite Wastewater Treatment Short Course and Equipment Exhibition
Host:  New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission
6 credtit hours for NHDES Designers & Installers.
Holiday Inn
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  Taunton, MA
6
4/13/2016 Hydric Soils of New England
Host:  UNH
UNH
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  Portsmouth, NH
6
4/19/2016 The Second Annual Soil Matters Conference & the Society of Soil Scientists of Northern New England
Host:  USDA & SSSNNE
3 credits for the am session/3 credits for the pm session. This conference is an opportunity for soils professionals to hear about soil activities from NRCS and other NH agencies and organizations and to provide input on future directions and approaches.
Audubon Center
  Silk Farm Rd
  Concord, NH
6
4/21/2016
8:00 AM to Noon
Training Update
Host:  Presby Environmental
Please contact Alan Phillips at the Newport Office of Weed Concrete 603-863-1540.
Hotel Coolidge
  39 Main St.
  White River Junction
3
4/21/2016 Open House
Host:  Blake Equipment
Educational Topics include CSI Controls, Sewage & Effluent Pumps, Eljen Traditional vs Alternative Design. 3 credits if all sessions are attended. Please RSVP to your local Sales Rep or Branch Manager 1-800-552-0389
Blake Equipment
  34 Locke Rd
  Concord, NH
3
4/28/2016 Hands-On Web Soil Survey Workshop
Host:  Merrimack County Conservation District
How to Access Soils Information on the Web. Please see More Information to register or contact the MCCD at info@merrimackccd.org.
Pembroke Academy Computer Lab
  209 Academy Rd
  Pembroke, NH
3
4/29/2016
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

5/27/2016
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
U.S. Army Corps Wetland Delineator Methods
Host:  UNH
UNH
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  Portsmouth, NH
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5/6/2016 Keys to Compliance 2016: Erosion Control, Sediment Control, & Stormwater Management
Host:  Merrimack County Conservation District
If you have questions: Please call the Merrimack County Conservation District at 975-0110, or e-mail info@merrimackccd.org, or visit the website at www.merrimackccd.org
NHDES Auditorium
  29 Hazen Drive
  Concord, NH
3
5/12/2016 Professional Development Hours Day
Host:  Shea Concrete Products
3 Credits are granted. Please contact Shea Concrete for more information @ 800-696-7432 x212
Southeastern Regional Education Service Center
  29 Commerce Drive
  Bedford, NH
3
5/25/2016
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Grasses for Beginners
Host:  UNH
Portsmouth/Pease
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  Portsmouth, NH
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6/2/2016 Enviro-Fin Design & Installation Certification Course
Host:  Presby
In person training. Please contact Presby for more information or to register at (800) 473-5298.
Presby Environmental
  143 Airport Rd
  Whitefield, NH
3
6/3/2016
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Introduction to Sedges and Rushes
Host:  UNH
UNH
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  Portsmouth, NH
6
6/8/2016
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Orientation to Passive Treatment & Dispersal
Host:  Presby
Enviro-Fin training. Please note that only Presby training will count toward as 3 credits total for continuing education credits. Duplicate courses may not be counted. Please contact Presby to register.
Keene State Campus
  Wilson Pond Pavilion
  Keene, NH
3
6/8/2016
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Identification of NH Trees and Shrubs
Host:  UNH
UNH
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  Portsmouth, NH
6
6/10/2016
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
EnviroFin Training
Host:  Presby
To sign up for the training please contact Presby Environmental at 1-800-473-5298 or email at info@presbyeco.com. From the NH Dept. of Environmental Services, as well as Presby Certification allowing attendees to design & installation this new product.
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  528 Hilltop Road
  Littleton, NH
3
6/17/2016
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Describing and Sampling Soils
Host:  UNH
Portsmouth/Pease
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  Portsmouth, NH
6
6/24/2016
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Wetland Classification
Host:  UNH
UNH
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  Portsmouth, NH
6
6/28/2016
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Erosion Control Field Day
Host:  Strafford County Conservation District
Please see website for agenda and registration details.
Rochester Fairgrounds
  72 Lafayette St
  Rochester, NH
6
6/29/2016
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Summer Erosion Control Field Day
Host:  Coos County Conservation District
Classroom session in the morning and field sessions in the afternoon. Please contact Coos County Conservation District for registration @ 603-788-4651 X 102 or da.cccd@gmail.com
The Black Bear Tavern
  151 Main Street
  Colebrook, NH
6
7/6/2016
9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Natural Plant Communities & Systems in NH
Host:  NHANRS
This workshop will introduce you to the concept of natural community and system classification in New Hampshire, with afternoon field visits to two distinct exemplary wetland systems: a coastal conifer peat swamp and a medium level fen.
Brentwood Community Center
  190 NH-125
  Brentwood, NH
3
7/25/2016
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

7/26/2016
Advanced Identification Skills for Grasses
Host:  UNH
Durham Campus
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  Durham, NH
6
8/4/2016
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Identifying Ferns of Northeastern New England
Host:  UNH
UNH
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  Portsmouth, NH
6
8/23/2016
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
NH Soils Field Day
Host:  UNH Cooperative Ext/USDA Natural Resources Cons. Service
The workshop includes hands on sessions and demos. Please see the More info for registration details. Registration is required by 8/19/2016
Carter Hill Orchard
  73 Carter hill Rd
  Concord, NH
3
8/23/2016
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Erosion Control Field Day Implementing Good Erosion Control in New Hampshire
Host:  Belknap County Conservation District
This workshop will cover a wide range of information geared for those working in New England, and specifically New Hampshire. See More Info for the agenda and registration.
Gunstock Recreation Area
  719 Cherry Valley Road
  Gilford, NH
6
8/24/2016
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Erosion Control Field Day
Host:  Hillsborough County Conservation District
This workshop will cover a wide range of information geared for those working in New England, and specifically New Hampshire. See More Info for the agenda and registration.
Harris Center
  83 King’s Highway
  Hancock, NH
6
9/1/2016
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wetland Delineation & Jurisdiction in Agricultural Settings
Host:  NH Association of Natural Resource Scientists
Wetland delineation in active agricultural conditions. Jurisdictional farming versus changes in use, man made drainage structures, Agricultural Wetland BMP
NHDES Auditorium
  State Farm
  29 Hazen Dr
  Clinton St
  Concord
6
9/23/2016 Hydric Soils Indicators
Host:  NH Association of Natural Resource Scientists
Version IV. More information coming soon.
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9/23/2016
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Soil Field Day
Host:  Merrimack County Conservation District
A basic soil properties workshop. Please contact info@merrimackccd.org or click on the More Information link.
Merrimack County Farm
  County Complex
  Boscawen, NH
6
9/28/2016
8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Seminar
Host:  NHDES
Env-Wq 1000 Rule Updates/LRM overview/ Shoreland updates/ Gravity Grease Interceptors. Registration is at the door.
Mount Sunapee Resort
  Goosefeathers - Spruce Lodge
  Rte 103
  Newbury, NH
3
10/14/2016
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Measuring Water Movement in Soil Via a Compact Constant Head Permeameter Workshop
Host:  Merrimack County Conservation District
Epsom Fire Department
  1714 Dover Road
  Epsom, NH
3
10/20/2016
8:30 AM to 3:30 AM
Pumps and Controls Workshop
Host:  University of Rhode Island NE On-Site Wastewater Training
This course discusses the differences between the types of onsite wastewater system pumps. Please see More Information for for a detailed description and registration information.
NHDES Auditorium
  29 Hazen Drive
  Concord, NH
6
12/28/2016
9:00 AM to Noon

12/29/2016
9:00 AM to Noon
Hands-On Web Soil Survey Workshop
Host:  Merrimack County Conservation District
How to access soils information on the web. Please note: this is one class with 2 date options. Please contact info@merrimackccd.org or see More Information fro registration.
Pembroke Academy
  Computer Laboratory
  Pembroke, NH
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Approved Seminars from the 2011-2012 Renewal Period

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