Erosion & Sediment Control Field Days

SNEC Erosion and Sediment Control Field Days - Fall 2022

The Southern New England Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society will host the first of our three 2022 Erosion & Sediment Control Field Days on Tuesday, October 18th in Grafton, MA.

Also offered: November 16 in Oakdale, CT and November 17 in Vernon, CT. (More details to follow)

SNEC Erosion and Sediment Control Field Days combine presentations and hands-on demonstrations. These days are training for professionals working in soils, erosion control, water quality, public works, engineering, roads, planning, resource protection, and consulting. For registered attendees who attend full day, 6 hours of continuing education credits are available.

These events are a unique, collaborative effort between the private and public sectors to share information and promote a better understanding of the latest tools available to all who are entrusted with protecting our precious soil and water resources. Our goal is to provide information that is immediately useful to all who attend – you are encouraged to bring your site plans and questions!

Field Days are hosted by SNEC-SWCS, in partnership with EJ Prescott.

Boxed lunch will be provided for the Field Days. Certificate of Attendance will be provided to document six (6) hours of educational contact.

Event Schedule:

Tuesday, October 18th (Grafton, MA): The full-day training session (8:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT) will combine classroom presentations and hands-on field demonstrations, with small groups rotating through a series of stations. Our goal is to provide information that is immediately useful to all who attend. Demonstrations of the latest tools available regarding erosion and sediment control. This portion of the event will be hosted at the Brigham Hill Community Farm in Grafton, MA.

Address :
Brigham Hill Community Farm, 37 Wheeler Road, Grafton, MA 01536. Phone: (774) 551-6544

Wednesday, November 16th (Oakdale, CT): The full-day training session (8:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT) will combined classroom presentations and hands-on field demonstrations, with small groups rotating through a series of stations. Our goal is to provide information that is immediately useful to all who attend. Demonstrations of the latest tools available regarding erosion and sediment control. This portion of the event will be hosted at the Montville Community Center in Oakdale, CT.

Address:

Montville Community Center | 836 Old Colchester Rd, Oakdale, CT 06370. Phone: (860) 848-6780

Thursday, November 17th (Vernon, CT): The full-day training session (8:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT) will combined classroom presentations and hands-on field demonstrations, with small groups rotating through a series of stations. Our goal is to provide information that is immediately useful to all who attend. Demonstrations of the latest tools available regarding erosion and sediment control. This portion of the event will be hosted at the Tolland County Agricultural Center in Vernon, CT.

Address:

Tolland County Agricultural Center | 24 Hyde Avenue (Route 30), Vernon, CT 06066. Phone: (860) 875-5714

2022 Registration Rates

  • SWCS Member: $40
  • General Admission: $75
  • SWCS Student Chapter Member: FREE *
  • Student General Admission: $20

Students must be currently enrolled full-time at an accredited high school, college, or university.

*Registration is required.

Registration and Tickets

Speakers:

Maggie Payne, State Soil Scientist, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service
Sadie Constantine, Conservation Planner, Worcester County Conservation District

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Doug McCluskey, Western Erosion Control & Geoproduct Specialist, Everett J Prescott.

These field days are a unique collaborative effort between the private and public sectors to share information and promote a better understanding of the latest tools available to all who are entrusted with protecting our precious soil and water resources.

Demonstrators & Products:

EJP (Mike Everhart) Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavers

ACO (Peter Shaw) Stormbrixx Modular Stormwater Detention

Oldcastle (Brent Helm) Green Infrastructure Manufactured Water Quality Units

Profile Products (Ashley Chong) Proganics Biotic Soil Media

Filtrexx/MKB (Jack Eaton) Filtrexx Grow Sock Applications

Continuing Education Credits:

Approved by Envirocert International for 6 hours of professional development hours. These hours are applicable to professional certification renewals such as the Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control (CPESC) certification.