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Professional Development Training

Register today for training courses led by conservation authority staff members and industry professionals with experience designing, constructing, maintaining and monitoring sustainable technologies in Canada.

Click here to download STEP’s training pamphlet for general information.

Renew your full CISEC membership or your CISEC-IT membership. Members of IECA, Landscape Ontario, and AORS are eligible for discounts on some courses. Please contact Victoria Kring at Victoria.Kring@trca.ca or visit the individual course pages for details.

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Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
As this is an ongoing project, the following webinar will provide an update on the approach, status, challenges and lessons learned. If you’re conducting a similar project or will be, this is a great opportunity[...]
Oct 21 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Grand River CA Head Office - Auditorium
Registration 8:30 – 9:00 am. Green infrastructure, including low impact development (LID) practices, is becoming an increasingly common approach to stormwater management control. Bioretention is one type of LID measure that is designed to treat[...]
Oct 22 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Innisfil Town Hall
The intent of this workshop is to provide participants a detailed walk through of the capabilities of the Low Impact Development Treatment Train Tool (LID TTT) .   Highlighting the new curriculum will be the introduction of[...]
Nov 5 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm INVISTA Centre - Rooms A&B
Registration Deadline: October 28, 2019 Low Impact Development (LID) is an innovative stormwater management approach that treats, infiltrates, filters, and retains runoff at the source. LID practices are proven approaches that have been implemented with great[...]
Nov 12 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Grand River CA Head Office - Auditorium
Registration 8:30 – 9:00 am. Water quality improvements for most infiltration practices come largely from the runoff reduction. So understanding and optimizing the exfiltration capacity is key to designing and modeling a highly performing installation.  We[...]
Nov 13 all-day Watershed Conservation Centre
November 13, 2019 – November 14, 2019 Registration – Day One – 8:00 am | Course begins daily at 8:30 am | The CISEC program, including CAN-CISEC is the leading certification program for erosion and sediment[...]
Nov 13 – Nov 14 all-day Langley Events Centre - Meeting Room B, 4th floor
Registration – Day One – 8:00 am | Course begins daily at 8:30 am | The CISEC program, including CAN-CISEC is the leading certification program for erosion and sediment control inspectors in Canada and the U.S. [...]
Nov 13 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Pearson Convention Center
Early bird rates until Oct. 13, 2019. Many countries are actively involved in stream restoration, generally to offset for impacts to the aquatic environment as a result of development activity.   Much has been accomplished to[...]
Nov 18 all-day Earth Rangers - Kortright Centre for Conservation
November 18, 2019 – November 19, 2019 Registration – Day One – 8:00 am | Course begins daily at 8:30 am | The CISEC program, including CAN-CISEC is the leading certification program for erosion and sediment[...]
Nov 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will review regulatory guidance and best practices for areal grading, and for detailing drainage and grading to get water safely into low impact development (LID) practices. Twentieth-century best practices in stormwater management led[...]
Nov 26 all-day Fenelon Falls Community Centre
November 26, 2019 – November 27, 2019 Registration – Day One – 8:00 am | Course begins daily at 8:30 am | The CISEC program, including CAN-CISEC is the leading certification program for erosion and sediment[...]
Dec 4 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm INVISTA Centre - Rooms A&B
Course Description & Learning Objectives – Coming Soon!  Instructors: Kyle Vander Linden (CVC) and Jen Hill (TRCA) Who Should Attend? This workshop is intended for developers, consultants, municipal staff, students, landowners, contractors and anyone else looking to gain[...]
Dec 5 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm INVISTA Centre - Rooms A&B
Registration Deadline: November 25, 2019 Green infrastructure, including low impact development (LID) practices, is becoming an increasingly common approach to stormwater management control. Bioretention is one type of LID measure that is designed to treat[...]
Dec 9 – Dec 11 all-day Robert N. Shelton Operations Centre - Town of Newmarket
Course: Dec 9-10, 2019 (8:00 am – 5:00 pm) Box lunch will be provided on Dec 9 and 10. Please note that participants will be outside on the afternoon of Dec 10th. Please dress appropriately[...]
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Credit Valley Conservation - Head Office
Registration Deadline: November 29, 2019 Stormwater user fees can provide dedicated, sustainable and increased funding for traditionally underfunded stormwater services and infrastructure. As a result, municipalities in Ontario and Canada are increasingly recognizing the benefits[...]
Jan 29 – Jan 30 all-day Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
Registration – Day One – 8:00 am | Course begins daily at 8:30 am | The CISEC program, including CAN-CISEC is the leading certification program for erosion and sediment control inspectors in Canada and the U.S. [...]

Register for any two live or pre-recorded webinars and select a third webinar for free. Use coupon code B2GOFWEB (must have 3 webinars in cart for coupon code to apply).

 

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Introduction to Construction Site Turbidity Monitoring

L. Rocha  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachErosion and sediment controlPollution PreventionWater quality



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Insights from Researchers: Enhancing Runoff Reduction using LID

S. Spraakman  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachLow impact developmentPermeable pavementPlanning and development



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Highway Stormwater Runoff Quality: Investigation of Improved Operational, Predictive and Treatment Approaches for Winter Maintenance

B. Trenouth  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Cold climate researchEducation and outreachErosion and sediment controlLow impact developmentPlanning and developmentProtecting and Restoring Natural FeaturesSalt managementWater quality



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Winter De-icing Operations in Urban Watersheds: Development of a Temperature-Index Based Water Quantity Model

B. Trenouth  2018   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Conventional stormwater managementEducation and outreachErosion and sediment controlSalt managementWater qualityWatershed planning



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Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring: a How-To Guide

L. Murison,  J. Siwierski  2014   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachErosion and sediment controlLow impact development



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Old Dog, New Tricks: Using the Drainage Act to get Low Impact Development into the Ground

B. Trenouth,  S. Malloy  2018   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachErosion and sediment controlLow impact developmentWater conservation



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Making Low Impact Development Inspection and Maintenance (I&M) Cheaper and Easier by Design

D. Young  2018   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachErosion and sediment controlInspection and maintenanceLow impact development



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Soil Risk Assessment Tool

J. Thompson  2015   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachErosion and sediment controlPlanning and development



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Maintaining Stormwater Management Facilities: A How-To Guide

L. Rocha  2016   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Construction sediment control pondsConventional stormwater managementEducation and outreachHealthy soilsInspection and maintenancePolymersStormwater management ponds



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Lessons Learned in Low Impact Development Construction

K. Vander Linden  2016   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachErosion and sediment controlInspection and maintenanceLow impact developmentPermeable pavementSoakaways, infiltration trenches and chambers



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Isolating In Water and Near Water Works

M. Parish,  E. Bearss  2016   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachErosion and sediment controlPlanning and developmentPollution PreventionProtecting and Restoring Natural Features



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Clarifying TRCA Expectations for Detailed Erosion and Sediment Control Plans

M. Parish  2015   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachErosion and sediment controlInspection and maintenancePlanning and developmentPollution Prevention



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Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) webinar

Canadian Standards Association  2016   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreach







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Integrating Low Impact Development into Stormwater Asset Management Programs (FREE)

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachGreen roofsLow impact developmentPermeable pavementPlanning and developmentSoakaways, infiltration trenches and chambersStormwater management pondsSwales and ditches



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Piecing it Together: Monitoring LID to Inform Performance (FREE)

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachLow impact developmentSwales and ditchesWater conservationWater quality



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L’introduction au contrôle de l’érosion et des sédiments

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2016   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Construction sediment control pondsEducation and outreachErosion and sediment controlPollution PreventionPolymers



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Design Infiltration Rate for LID (FREE)

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2018   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachHealthy soilsLow impact developmentPlanning and developmentWater conservation



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Building Forward: Preparing for Low Impact Development Construction (FREE)

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2018   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachLow impact developmentPlanning and developmentWater conservationWater quality



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Introduction to Erosion Sediment Control

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2015   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Construction sediment control pondsEducation and outreachErosion and sediment controlPollution PreventionPolymers



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Polymers for Construction Site Erosion and Sediment Control

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2014   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Construction sediment control pondsEducation and outreachErosion and sediment controlPollution PreventionPolymers



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Design of Infiltration Practices: Low Impact Development Technical Training

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2014   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionCold climate researchEducation and outreachLow impact developmentMulti-LID sitesPermeable pavementPlanning and developmentSoakaways, infiltration trenches and chambersSwales and ditches