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Restoration Ecology:

Using Mitigation and Sustainable Design Techniques to
Reduce Stormwater Impacts and Increase Storm Resiliency

Course Code: EW0330CA18

Ecological Restoration Training

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Date & Time

May 18, 2018
8:30am - 5:00pm (Check in time: 8:00am)


This course is designed for ecologists, engineers, planners and landscape architects involved in the recovery of impacted river, lake, riparian, wetland and coastal environments.

Drawing heavily upon real-world examples of Restoration Ecology in practice, Princeton Hydro, LLC staff will focus on the multi-disciplined recovery of degraded, damaged, or impaired ecosystems.

Featured Topics

  • Applications of Green Infrastructure Stormwater Techniques
  • FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program - Community Rating System (CRS)
  • Green Infrastructure and Storm Resiliency
  • Reconnecting Streams to their Floodplains
  • Regulation and Design
  • Removal of Low-head Dams and Culverts
  • Restoration Ecology
  • Stream Daylighting
  • Wetland Banking

Learner Objectives

Attendees will increase knowledge of the multi-disciplined recovery of degraded, damaged or impaired ecosystems, drawing upon real-world examples of Restoration Ecology in practice. They will exhibit understanding of Green Infrastructure Stormwater Techniques; elucidate FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System; explain processes for reconnecting streams to floodplains; and display an understanding of stream daylighting, wetland banking, as well as regulation and design of ecosystems.

Meet Your Instructional Team


Princeton Hydro was formed in 1998 with the specific mission of providing integrated ecological and engineering consulting services. Offering expertise in aquatic and terrestrial ecology, water resources engineering, and geotechnical investigations, their staff provides a full suite of environmental services.

Credits and Continuing Education Units

In addition to 0.7 Rutgers CEUs, this environmental training course had been approved for the following credits:

Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES): 7.25 hours

NJ Landscape Architects/Land Surveyors: 8 hours

NY Landscape Architects: 10.5 hours CL; 10 hours EA

NJ Health Officers/Registered Environmental Health Specialists: Rutgers University, NJAES, Office of Continuing Professional Education has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). CEs for Restoration Ecology are still pending.

Certified Floodplain Managers: Pending

NJ Licensed Water & Wastewater Operators: 7 TCHs (Approval #01-021602-30)

NJ Certified Public Works Managers: 5 Technical, 2 Government

NJ Licensed Professional Engineers: 6 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) credits

NY Professional Engineers: 7 hours (NOTE: This class may not be used to fulfill the land surveyors continuing education requirement in NYS.)

NJ LSRP CEC's: 6.5 Technical

American Planning Association: Pending

Early Registration Fee $325.00 Register on or before May 4, 2018 and save!
Registration Fee $355.00  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.


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Duke Farms
1112 Duke Parkway West, Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.


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Program Coordinator: Suzanne Hills, 848-932-7234

Attention U.S. Veterans

All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for tuition reimbursement through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.