Wetlands Compliance Workshops

Every even year, the Alabama Coastal Foundation provides Wetlands Compliance Workshops in Mobile and Baldwin Counties. These workshops serve to guide professionals involved in land use issues and to provide current and accurate information on issues dealing in wetland regulation, permitting, and compliance regulations. After completing the full course, you will receive Continuing Education Credits.

For those of you who wish to participate in the Advanced Workshop session, there will be an extended more in depth course offered. Participants in the Advanced session will get additional information on the application of wetland regulations and will examine developing compliance issues. Workshop attendees will gain current and accurate information about wetland regulation, legal proceedings and jurisdictional applications. Advanced topics include permitting issuance, riparian rights, mitigation and interpretation of the new 2020 “Waters of the US Rule.” Expert instructors will discuss the enabling legislation and rulemaking that provides the legal basis for application of wetland regulations. 

 

At these workshops, professionals learn how to define and identify wetlands, the intricacies of permitting with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, how to navigate state regulations and policies, and are provided with examples of compliance case studies for a better understanding of how the process works.

Check back in August for 2021 dates and sign up for our emails to be notified when new opportunities are available.

The Wetlands Compliance Workshops supply professional education on legal and environmental logistics of land development.  Based on real case studies, these workshops provided useful information to lawyers, realtors, contractors, and developers. Participants learn from experts from the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Alabama Department of Environmental Management, the US Army Corps of Engineers, Hand Arendall as well as Vittor and Associates.

Since 1993, the Alabama Coastal Foundation (ACF) has worked to promote a culture where environmental decisions are based on an accurate understanding of the underlying science, the dissemination of factual information, and the engagement of government, industry and citizens to find solutions to Alabama's coastal environmental challenges. We bring that vision into reality through our inclusive environmental stewardship approach.

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