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Wetland Training Courses

When you come to wetland training classes at Rutgers, you will develop new skills through classroom lessons and hands-on field exercises taught by wetland experts. In addition to a number of wetlands courses, Rutgers University also offers a Wetland Delineation Certificate.

Many of our courses have been pre-approved for credits toward the Society of Wetland Scientists Professional Certification Program (SWSPCP)! Check course webpages for details.

Upcoming Course Offerings:

Vegetation Identification for Wetland Delineation: South
September 17-18, 2019

Identification of Tidal Wetland Plants
September 19, 2019

NJ Wetlands Management for LSRPs
September 26, 2019 NEW COURSE!

Wetland Construction: Principles, Planning and Design
October 2-4, 2019

Methodology for Delineating Wetlands
October 22-25, 2019

Introduction to Wetland Identification
October 23, 2019

Identification of Wetland Plants in Winter
December 16-17, 2019


*Please Note: If you are planning to earn the Wetland Delineation Certificate, Vegetation Identification for Wetland Delineation is a prerequisite for Methodology of Delineating Wetlands.


Earn a Wetland Delineation Certificate!

Participants who attend and successfully complete the assignments for Vegetation Identification (North or South classes only; Winter & Tidal Plant classes are NOT part of the certificate) and Methodology for Delineating Wetlands will be awarded a Wetland Delineation Certificate. Adding this nationally recognized credential to your resume can help boost your career and expand your job opportunities.


"The entire program was beneficial for me. It touched upon all my questions."

- Brad Griffen, Environmental Scientist/Biologist
Course Attendee

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