Course Catalog

Below is a list of all courses that have been offered through the Coastal Training Program. We typically offer classes until the demand wanes. If there is a class that you would like to see offered again, please let us know, and we'll keep track of the requests

 


Managing the Effects of Shoreline Development

 

 

 

 

  • Adaptation Planning for Coastal Communities
  • Enhancing Your Presentations: Additional Techniques for Scientists and Public Officials
  • Environmental Negotiations
  • How to Communicate about Climate Change
  • How to Explain Science, Share Data, and Build Trust: Presentation Skills for Scientists and Public Officials
  • Managing Shoreline Drainage for Slope Stability, Habitat & Water Quality
  • Planning for Climate Change
  • Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings
  • Planning Effective Projects
  • Puget Sound Coastal Processes, Shoreline Modifications, and Beach Restoration
  • Sea Level Rise Adaptation: Opportunities for Planning in Washington State
  • Shoreline Management and Stabilization Using Vegetation

Physical and Biological Processes

  • Coastal Inundation Mapping
  • Eelgrass Delineation
  • Grass, Sedge, and Rush Identification for Western WA Puget Lowland Habitats
  • How to Conduct a Forage Fish Survey
  • Puget Sound Watershed Characterization: Integrating Assessments Into Planning Decisions  
  • Tree and Shrub Identification for Western WA Puget Lowland Habitats
  • Using the Field Indicators for Hydric Soils

 


Shoreline and Environmental Laws and Administrative Procedures 

  • Designing Compensatory Mitigation and Restoration Projects
  • How to Administer Development Permits in Washington's Shorelines
  • How to Administer Development Permits in Eastern Washington's Shorelines
  • How to Determine the Ordinary High Water Mark
  • How to Use Wetland Bank Credits for Mitigation
  • Planning for Protection and Restoration of Eelgrass Habitats
  • Reviewing Wetland Ratings in Western WA
  • Selecting Wetland Mitigation Sites Using a Watershed Approach in Eastern WA
  • Selecting Wetland Mitigation Sites Using a Watershed Approach
  • Using the Credit-Debit Method for Estimating Mitigation Needs
  • Using the Interagency Mitigation Guidance to Review Mitigation Plans
  • Using the Revised Washington State Wetland Rating System (2014) in Western Washington
  • Using the Revised Washington State Wetland Rating System (2014) in Eastern WA
  • Using the Credit-Debit Method for Estimating Mitigation Needs in Eastern WA
  • What's New in the Updated Version (2014) of the Washington State Wetland Rating System for Western Washington

Washington State Department of Ecology 

 

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