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Title Date Time Location Subject Skill Source Registration Deadline Description
Construction Stormwater Certification Throughout the year, 1-2 day courses Erosion Control Construction Site Erosion Control

University of Minnesota, Erosion and Stormwater Management Certification Program

University of Minnesota website.

Time: 3 trainings, 8 hours each. This program offers three certification classes for erosion and sediment…

Working with Small Organic Farming Operations 10am Planning Practice Specific
  • NRCS
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Organic farming systems are diverse in both their production and scale. The 2017 Census of Agriculture shows 45.8% of organic farms in MN, WI and…

Basics of Construction Inspection for Wetland Restorations 9am-3pm Fergus Falls Basic Tech Skills (Matrix) Construction Inspection

NRCS & BWSR

The Technical Training and Certification Program is offering a full day Basics of Construction Inspection for Wetland Restorations course. This…

Cover Crop Logistics - 9am-3pm both days Lamberton Advanced Tech Skills (Matrix) Practice Specific

Area Technical Training Team 5

This training is an extension of the “Speaking Farmer” training from last summer. Holly Hatlewick and Brian Pfarr will presenting information from…

Five Day Basic Delineation - see notes section Brainerd Wetland Wetland Delineation
  • U of MN
  • NRCS & BWSR

This 5-day course will focus on the fundamentals, concepts and techniques for delineating wetlands in Minnesota.  The course is based on the Corps…

Vegetation Half-Day Continuing Education 1:00pm-4:00pm Brainerd Wetland Plant ID

UMN, BWSR, and US ACOE

This fun half-day course, worth 3 direct hours of WDCP Continuing Education, is for wetland delineators who have had some prior plant…

Technical Training Individual Development Plan (IDP) Tool: staff/user training 2:00-3:30 pm Planning

NRCS & BWSR

The Technical Training & Certification Program (TTCP) is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the new Technical Training Individual…

Soils Half-Day Continuing Education 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Brainerd Wetland Wetland Soils
  • U of MN
  • NRCS & BWSR

This half-day soils training worth 3 direct hours of WDCP Continuing Education is for wetland delineators that have had prior soils training but…

Life in the Pits: A look at soil management and crop health 8:30am-3:30pm Granite Falls Soil Soil Health and Management
  1. UMN Extension 
  2. Renville, Yellow Medicine and Swift Co SWCDs
  3. MN Ag Services
  4. Hawk Creek Watershed Project

This is a unique, hands-on, small group field day that will train SWCD and NRCS staff to be able to help farmers visually identify different…

Technical Training Individual Development Plan (IDP) Tool: manager training 9:00-10:30 am Planning

NRCS & BWSR

The Technical Training & Certification Program (TTCP) is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the new Technical Training Individual…

2019 Certified Crop Adviser Update meeting 8am-4pm Paynesville
  • Stearns County SWCD
  • Paynesville Farmers Union Coop

The 2019 CCA Update meeting date is Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the Paynesville Legion (…

Technical Training Individual Development Plan (IDP) Tool: staff/user training 1:00 -2:30 pm Planning

NRCS & BWSR

The Technical Training & Certification Program (TTCP) is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the new Technical Training Individual…

BWSR Regional Wetland Training - 9:00am to 4:00 pm both days Cloquet Wetland WCA Administration

Board of Water and Soil Resources

This two day training will be at the Cloquet Forestry Center in Carlton County.  Participants can sign up for one or both of the days. The content…