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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:

Identification of Wetland Plants in Winter
January 10 & 11, 2022 IN PERSON

Introduction to Wetland Identification
January 20 & 21, 2022 ONLINE

Wetland Construction: Principles, Planning, and Design
May 9, 11, 13, and 16, 2022 ONLINE

Vegetation Identification for Wetland Delineation: North
May 17 & 18, 2022 ONLINE

Hydric Soils
June 1 & 2, 2022 NEW! ONLINE

Methodology for Delineating Wetlands
June 16, 2022 ONLINE + In Person Field Trip (Dates TBD)


*Please Note: If you are planning to earn the Wetland Delineation Certificate, Vegetation Identification for Wetland Delineation and Hydric Soils are prerequisites 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), Hydric Soils, 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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