Nonpoint Source Training Schedule

Contact

Bill Laflamme, phone (207) 215-9237, fax (207) 287-2814

Basic and Advanced Erosion Control Practices for Contractors

Description: This course is necessary to become certified in erosion control practices by the Department. In addition to sections on "Why Erosion Control is Important", and "Erosion and How it Happens", participants are provided with information on the proper selection, installation and maintenance of practices such as sediment barriers, mulch, vegetative stabilization, riprap, etc. The course is of primary interest to contractors but could also be helpful to municipal code enforcement officers, consultants, engineers and public works employees.

Fee: Varies based on Sponsor costs

Please register for the following programs by contacting the person listed.

  • March 4, 2015, City Hall, Saco
    Contact: Joe Cooper 207-284-6641

  • March 24, 2015, Town Office, Chesterville
    Contact: Rosetta Thompson 207-778-4279

  • March 30, 2015, AGC Maine, Augusta
    Contact: Sandy Metrano 207-622-4741

  • April 16, 2015, LEA Headquarters, Bridgton
    Contact: Colin Holme 207-647-8580

  • April 23, 2015, AGC Maine, Augusta
    Contact: Sandy Metrano 207-622-4741

Continuing Education for Certified Contractors

Controlling Turbidity from Construction Sites

This course is now available on CD-ROM or online. The course is designed as continuing education for individuals certified in erosion and sediment control practices by the Department and is required for re-certification, but anyone interested in increasing their knowledge may view it. For those wishing to receive re-certification credit, further instructions are provided in the course itself.

To request the course and materials on CD-ROM, please contact JETCC, 207-253-8020.

Other Continuing Education Training

  • 2015 Stream-Smart Road Crossing Workshop
    February 26, 2015, Lewiston
    This workshop will cover road-stream crossing projects from site assessment to permitting and installation. The emphasis will be on maintaining and restoring the habitat and economic values of the stream. This workshop should be helpful to all professionals who are responsible for road-stream crossings including, contractors, road commissioners, public works departments, conservation commissions, engineers, planners, land trusts, watershed groups and private landowners. Participants in this workshop will receive re-certification credit for the Maine Department of Environmental Protection’s Voluntary Contractor Certification Program. Contact: Becca Wilson 207-781-2330 x222

  • 2015 Stream-Smart Road Crossing Workshop
    March 13, 2015, Rockland
    This workshop will cover road-stream crossing projects from site assessment to permitting and installation. The emphasis will be on maintaining and restoring the habitat and economic values of the stream. This workshop should be helpful to all professionals who are responsible for road-stream crossings including, contractors, road commissioners, public works departments, conservation commissions, engineers, planners, land trusts, watershed groups and private landowners. Participants in this workshop will receive re-certification credit for the Maine Department of Environmental Protection’s Voluntary Contractor Certification Program. Contact: Becca Wilson 207-781-2330 x222

  • 2015 Stream-Smart Road Crossing Workshop
    March 26, 2015, Bar Harbor
    This workshop will cover road-stream crossing projects from site assessment to permitting and installation. The emphasis will be on maintaining and restoring the habitat and economic values of the stream. This workshop should be helpful to all professionals who are responsible for road-stream crossings including, contractors, road commissioners, public works departments, conservation commissions, engineers, planners, land trusts, watershed groups and private landowners. Participants in this workshop will receive re-certification credit for the Maine Department of Environmental Protection’s Voluntary Contractor Certification Program. Contact: Becca Wilson 207-781-2330 x222

  • 2015 Stream-Smart Road Crossing Workshop
    April 1, 2015, Augusta
    This workshop will cover road-stream crossing projects from site assessment to permitting and installation. The emphasis will be on maintaining and restoring the habitat and economic values of the stream. This workshop should be helpful to all professionals who are responsible for road-stream crossings including, contractors, road commissioners, public works departments, conservation commissions, engineers, planners, land trusts, watershed groups and private landowners. Participants in this workshop will receive re-certification credit for the Maine Department of Environmental Protection’s Voluntary Contractor Certification Program. Contact: Becca Wilson 207-781-2330 x222

Additional Training Opportunities