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Erosion & Sediment Control Field Day #2

SWCS Southern New England Chapter

Friday, October 20, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Erosion & Sediment Control Field Day #2

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Currently-enrolled students may attend free of charge.
1d 18h 24m Free $0.00
Currently-enrolled members of SWCS, RINLA or IECA
1d 18h 24m $35.00 $0.00
Public Sector
Government or Non-Profit Organization
1d 18h 24m $35.00 $0.00
Private Sector 1d 18h 24m $50.00 $0.00

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Erosion & Sediment Control Field Day #2
Friday 20 October 2017
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
URI East Farm | Kingston, RI

Presented in conjunction with primary organizer Team EJ Prescott and partners RI Department of Environmental ManagementRI Nursery & Landscape AssociationRI State Conservation Committee and IECA Northeast Chapter.

A full day of training for professionals working in soils, erosion control, water quality, public works, engineering, roads, planning and consulting.  

This is a terrific learning opportunity as well, so STUDENTS attend for FREE* courtesy of the RI Nursery & Landscape Association.

*registration required 

Sediment is the world’s #1 pollutant.  Soil moved by erosion can be harmful to our drinking water resources and our fish & wildlife habitat, and can impact our quality of life.  We all need to know our options, both for controlling sediment and for designing & installing more effective long term erosion control solutions.

This field day is 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.

The day will start with classroom presentations and then move outdoors for small group sessions in a hands-on demonstration setting.  Our goal is to provide information that is immediately useful to all who attend.  Credits will be awarded; see details, below. 



Rhode Island Nursery & Landscape Association (RINLA)

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RI DEM)

Rhode Island State Conservation Committee

Soil & Water Conservation Society (SWCS) Southern New England Chapter (SNEC)

International Erosion Control Association Northeast Chapter

Everett J. Prescott, Inc.

Aqua Blok

North American Green

Bowman Supply

Profile Products

Advanced Drainage Systems


RI Soil & Erosion Control Handbook and Field Guide

Jobsite Compliance

Innovations in Bentonite



Blankets and Mats

Soil Amendments

Jobsite Sediment Control

Porous Pavement Systems

Vegetated Solutions

Stream Crossings

Advanced Drainage Systems


RI DEM:  4 CEU’s for Class I, II, III, & IV OWTS Licenses

Rhode Island Nursery & Landscape Association:  1 RICH credit

EnviroCert International:  6.0 Professional Development Hours

Go to for up-to-date information.


Registration:  Christine Odiaga     (774) 207-7526 or

Program:  Jason Normandin     (401) 333-3317 or 

RI Department of Environmental Management


RI Nursery & Landscape Association

RI State Conservation Committee

Have questions about Erosion & Sediment Control Field Day #2? Contact SWCS Southern New England Chapter

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When & Where

URI East Farm
Building 75
East Farm Road
Kingston, RI 02881

Friday, October 20, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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SWCS Southern New England Chapter

The Soil & Water Conservation Society SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER is a 501(c)(3) organization whose purpose is to promote, educate and advance all phases of the science of conservation of soil, water and related resources.  Serving Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island since 1946. - (774) 207-7526 -

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