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Soils 101, Best Management Practices and the Landscape

  • 25 Sep 2015
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Webinar

The NJ-AWRA in conjunction with its partners/presenters:

  • USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Rutgers Cooperative Extension
  • Morris County Soil Conservation District
  • Kleinfelder
  • Morris County Planning Board
Are presenting a two-part webinar series on Soils, BMPs and Redevelopment.

Flyer for the series.
Soils 101, Best Management Practices and the Landscape (first part of the webinar series *):
  1. Soils 101 and the Soil Survey
    • Discuss 5 functions of Soils
    • Common Soil Physical Properties
    • Overview of Web Soil Survey
    • Define steep slopes
    • Problems associated with Steep slopes, site limitations
  2. Best Soil Management Practices in the Suburban/Urban Landscape
    • Proper landscape practices
    • Minimize soil disturbance
    • Importance of Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Plans
  3. Soil Health and the Landscape
    • Define Soil Health
    • Physical Aspects of Soil Health
    • Chemical Aspects
    • 5 Vital Functions /Ecosystem Services
    • Land use planning


(You will be taken to the GoToWebinar Software registration page)

Continuing Education Credits Requested and Approved:

  • NJ Professional Engineers - self report
  • AICP CM - 1 CM Approved
  • NJ Public Works Managers - 1 technical hour approved (Course # 12967)

*Note:  You can register for either one or both of these webinars.  The second webinar is October 30th at 11am.  See event details and to register :

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