This presentation provides insight on the Alberta Wetland Policy from a field perspective. We will look at methods related to field identification, determining how wet a site must be to qualify as wetland, and the regulatory framework established by the Alberta Wetland Policy, which has been underway for 3 years. This presentation also includes a discussion on key components of the policy, how its working to protect wetlands, and the role of project engineers and consultants in its implementation.
About the presenter:
Kristen Andersen, P. Biol., PWS, CPESC., Senior Wetland Ecologist
Kristen has over 20 years of professional experience as an environmental consultant in the U.S. and Canada, specializing in wetland delineation, functional assessment, wetland mitigation, classification and mapping. Her experience includes design, installation and monitoring of wetland creation and restoration sites including onsite wetland replacement and mitigation banking projects. She has also been teaching the wetland delineation course at the University of Alberta for the past 8 years, and has assisted over 300 professionals to understand the intricacies of wetland identification and delineation, their ecological role, and the regulatory context involved with sustainable management of these natural features.
*Lunch will be provided.
|Time:||11:30 am to 1:00 pm|
|Venue:||Golder Associates Ltd.|
|102, 2535 - 3 Avenue SE, Calgary|
|Registration Deadline:||Wednesday, April 18, 2018|
|Refund Cut-off Date:||Thursday, April 12, 2018|
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