Annual Meetings

The  Twentieth Annual Meeting

Of the

Connecticut Association of

Wetland Scientists

was held on March 9, 2017.


List of Speakers and Topics that were Presented are listed below

Matthew Sanford, Milone & MacBroom, Meriden Green: The Harbor Brook Restoration"

Stewart Hudson, Audubon Connecticut and Anthony Zemba, Fitzgerald & Halliday,  The Connecticut Audubon In-Liew Fee Program: 2016 Mitigation Projects"

Lightning Talks (short presentations from CAWS founders on the history of CAWS and Wetland Science in the last 20 years.

Michael Hutson, University of Connecticut,  Dr. Michael Lefor Grant Award Recipient - "Larval Salamanders and Wetland Community Diversity"

Farmington Valley Academy, Les Mehrhoff Grant Award Recipient, - "Restoration of the Farmington River with the Farmington River Watershed Association"

Emily Wilson, University of Connecticut, "Connecicut's Aerial Imagery, Lidar (Elevation) and CT Environmental Conditions Online (CTECO)"

Susan Jacobson, Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, "Living Shorelines - status, technical guidance, and current regulations in Connecticut"

Cori Rose, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, "Navigating the 2016 Connecticut General Permit"

Certificates of Completion that were provided include:
Continuing Education Credits Include:
    • .5 points for SWS Recertification
    • 4.0 CT DEEP pesticide credits for categories 3A (Ornamentals & Turf) and 5 (Aquatic)
    • 1.5 CT FPA credits
    • Subject matter appropriate for 4.5 contact hours for CT-        licensed landscape architects