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Presenter: Steven Trinkaus, PE

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Natick, MA

Courtyard by Marriott Natick
342 Speen Street
Natick, MA 01760
Phone: 508-655-6100

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:45 am

Lunch (On your own):         11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Afternoon Session:             12:45 - 4:30 pm


Erosion and Sediment Control Requirements and Practices

   Environmental Protection Agency regulations
   State erosion and sediment control regulations
      - Standards and specifications
      - Permitting, approval and enforcement


Goals for and Selection of Erosion and Sediment Control Practices

   Causes of erosion and sedimentation
   Practices that minimize site disturbance
   Preservation of native vegetation
   Selecting appropriate practices for disturbed areas on the construction site


Non-Structural Erosion and Sediment Control Best Practices

   Temporary and permanent seeding, sodding and mulching
   Use of geotextiles
   Chemical soil stabilization
   Establishment of buffer zones


Stream and Bank Stabilization

   Stream bank erosion protection
   Bank stabilization and repair


Structural Erosion and Sediment Control Practices

   Earthen dikes 
   Drainage swales
   Pipe drains 
   Subsurface drains
   Silt fences 
   Berms
   Check dams


Sediment Traps and Sediment Basins

   Calculating flow rates and capacity
   Designing and sizing
   Maintenance plans

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Floodplain Managers

Architects
     6.5 HSW Contact Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     6.5 Contact Hours (PDHs)

Floodplain Managers
     6.5 ASFPM CECs

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 HSW contact hours to architects and 6.5 contact hours (PDHs) to engineers in most states. Educators and courses for Massachusetts architects are not subject to pre-approval.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

Architects and engineers seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to apply the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this event for 6.5 CECs.

This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state with a construction contractor continuing education requirement.

Attendance will be monitored and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

Speakers:

Steven Trinkaus, PE

Principal at Trinkaus Engineering, LLC, in Southbury, CT

Mr. Trinkaus is a licensed professional engineer in Connecticut and Maryland and has over 38-years experience in the land development field. He is an internationally recognized expert in the field of Low Impact Development (LID) and has been an invited presenter and consultant in Taiwan, China and South Korea multiple times since 2011. He was an invited presenter at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland on Sustainable Stormwater Management in October 2017. Mr. Trinkaus has written multiple LID Design Manuals for five municipalities in Connecticut as well as being the principal author of a LID National Guidance document for EWRI. He has designed all types of LID treatment systems including Bioretention, Dry and Wet Swales, Permeable Asphalt and open cell paver systems. Mr. Trinkaus has made many presentations on LID and water quality topics at many local, regional and international conferences. He has also taught day long workshops on stormwater and LID. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Science in Forest Management in 1980.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $269.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Erosion and Sediment Control

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This is a 6.5 hour live lecture presentation with the instructors and students together in the same room. It will be conducted in a handicap-accessible conference room with ample seating space and writing surface for all attendees. Bound written materials, authored by the faculty, will be distributed to all participants at the program. Attendance will be monitored and reported to AIA/CES. This course covers erosion and sediment control practices that meet federal state regulations, preserve native vegetation, minimize site disturbance, utilize best practices, and protect streams and banks.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to utilize practices that minimize project site disturbances that cause erosion and preserve native vegetation.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to control erosion and control sedimentation on construction sites with structural best practices, including earthern dikes, pipe drains, silt fences, check dams, drainage swales, subsurface drains, and berms.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to comply with federal Environmental Protection Agency and state erosion, sediment control, and stormwater management requirements.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to describe development site methods and practices to protect and repair stream bank erosion.

LUs: 6.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs

Prerequisites: Familiarity with best practices that take into account erosion and sediment control. 

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 03/03/2020

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost, or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.