Shoreline Protection Practice Workshop

June 2-4, 2021

SWCD Technician Job Approval Authority (JAA)

Deliverables for Design, Installation, and Certification of Shoreline Protection Practices

  •  342 Critical Area Planting
  •  390 Riparian Herbaceous Cover
  •  580 Shoreline Stabilization

 

Participants will gain knowledge, skills, and abilities toward JAA.

Training does not include certification for JAA.

 

Location: Lake Marquette, Bemidji, MN

 

WORKSHOP INFORMATION

 

The three-day training workshop will be held on the shores of Lake Marquette at Oak Hills Christian College, Bemidji, MN.

Technicians will learn skills and go through steps to develop, design, and implement a plan meeting JAA criteria. The NRCS three-phase/nine-step Conservation Planning Process will be followed. Site analysis and planning for engineering practice 362 Diversion will also be discussed. Sessions will alternate between classroom, lab, and field, culminating with installation.  
 

Upon completion participants will have training & experience in:

     •   skill sets for practice standards 342, 390, and 580.

     •   basic survey skills to design and certify project installation.

     •   design of a plan for JAA in standards 342, 390, 580.

 

PRE-REQUISITES

Required:

Complete BWSR Core Competency Modules at MNC3

  • Soils
  • Water
  • Conservation Planning

https://mnc3training.com/login/index.php

Optional:

Basic Hydrology Module: This is a BWSR training that covers the science of hydrology, precipitation, runoff, curve numbers and peak discharge.

https://bwsr.state.mn.us/basic-hydrology-modules

JAA Shoreline Protection Workshop - June 2-4, 2021

$200.00Price
Sales Tax Included
  • Day 1: Conservation Plan Phase l

    • Summarize issues, collect information, map
    • Field Assessment
    • Evaluate issues and solutions 
    • Pre-design Meeting
       

    Day 2: Conservation Plan Phase ll

    • Survey Basics, Field Techniques & Strategies
    • Survey (lab)
    • Plot Point Survey Data (Classroom)
       

    Day 2: Conservation Plan Phase lll Part 1

    • Plans, Specs, Quantities, O & M
    • Construction Staking
    • Technician Installation of Coir logs
       

    Day 3: Conservation Plan Phase lll Part 2

    • Technician Installation of plants, trees and shrubs
    • Complete As-builts
    • Next Steps for JAA
    • Questions and Answer Session
       

    Limited Space!
    Sign up early to reserve your spot!

    $250 Get $50 off before April 15, 2021

     

    Questions?
    Phone: 218-828-6197
    Bethany@cwswcd.org
    Tasha@cwswcd.org