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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.

IECA, Landscape Ontario, and AORS members are eligible for discounts on some courses. Please contact Victoria Kring at Victoria.Kring@trca.on.ca or visit the individual course pages for details.

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Sep 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will detail requirements for turbidity monitoring consistent with the CSA standard, and include additional guidance on how the standard should be applied in practice. Topics covered will include (i) the type of performance[...]
Sep 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
Monitoring stormwater and low impact development features can be challenging and each project will provide many valuable lessons. In this webinar, we will discuss some of the more common lessons learned that may apply to[...]
Sep 23 – Sep 24 all-day Vellore Village Community Centre
Registration – Day One – 8:30 am | Day Two – course begins at 8:30 am | The CISEC program, including CAN-CISEC is the leading certification program for erosion and sediment control inspectors in Canada and[...]
Sep 24 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Conference Centre
Registration 8:30 – 9:00 am. 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[...]
Sep 26 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Earth Rangers - Kortright Centre for Conservation
Registration 8:30 – 9:00 am. Join the STEP team for this one-day workshop designed to introduce participants to the technical aspects of inspecting, maintaining and troubleshooting LID practices.  Participants will learn by undertaking activities, observing[...]
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[...]
Nov 6 – Nov 7 all-day Carriage House Inn
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 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 – Nov 14 all-day Watershed Conservation Centre
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 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 – Nov 27 all-day Fenelon Falls Community Centre
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. [...]
Dec 9 – Dec 13 all-day Newmarket Operations Centre
More course details and registration coming soon! The National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) provides the base-level skill set needed for entry-level workers to properly construct, inspect and maintain green stormwater infrastructure (GI). It is[...]

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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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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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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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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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