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2014 Rice Lake Classroom/Field Event

Overview of Event

Keeping Up with Advancing Technology
September 25, 2014
Turtleback Country Club/American Excelsior Company ErosionLab, Rice Lake, WI

Classroom Presentations

Implementation of Wisconsin Lakeshore Restoration Training and Certification & Lake Health Initiative: New Grant Funding for Shoreline Projects
Patrick Goggin, UW-Extension and Pamela Toshner, WiDNR

New Shoreline Mitigation Programs
Jay Settersten, SetterTech LLC and Jeremy Balousek, Dane County Land and Water Resources

What is Happening Around Us?  A Quick Update on Storm Water at the National Level and Surrounding States- State Responses and Lessons Learned from Neighboring States
Leo Holm PE, Associated General Contractors of America National Environmental Committee

The Importance of Quality Specifications
Dave Larson, WisDOT NW Regional Stormwater Engineer

Toledo, the Gulf of Mexico and a Lake Near You: Making the Connections Between Runoff, Erosion and Algae
Paul McGinley, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and University of Wisconsin-Extension

Field Event Demonstrations

  • New Inlet Bags (3 products on new Tech Standard)
  • Goose/herbivory control and protection methods
  • Concrete Cloth
  • Compost vs Silt fence
  • Know Your BMP
  • How Installation Relates to Performance – What to Look for in the Field
  • Vegetation TRM Demonstration

Continuing Education

The State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Service has approved this program for 6 hours of continuing education credit for Dwelling Contractor Qualifier (DCQ), Soil Tester (ST), Master Plumber (MP), Journeyman Plumber-Restricted Service (JPRS), Master Plumber-Restricted Service (MPRS) and UDC Construction Inspectors (UCI). Course ID 11651.

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