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SE REFRESHER WORKSHOP SCHEDULE FOR 2018

Three different kinds of workshops are being offered for Spring 2018

  1. Lecture Only -- Review/Update Soil Science and Geology for Soil Evaluators (T514-0002): This is a 4 hour lecture designed for professionals who are seasoned Soil Evaluators with field experience and includes hands-on exercises.  It is being presented in different regions throughout Massachusetts.  Participants completing this workshop will receive 4 Soil Evaluator Training Credit Hours and 2 Title 5 System Inspector Training Credit Hours.

  2. Field Only--Reading Different New England Landscapes (T514-0003):
    This is a 6 hour field workshop designed for professionals who are seasoned Soil Evaluators with field experience.  It is being presented in different regions of the State.  Each workshop is uniquely different from the others in that the participants will walk different geologic landscapes and see varied soil conditions that are common to that region of the State.  Participants completing this workshop will receive 6 Soil Evaluator Training Credit Hours and 3 Title 5 System Inspector Training Credit Hours.

  3. On the Job Training Workshop (Workshop Number T517-0003): 
    This is a customized homework/lecture/field workshop designed for professionals who are seasoned Soil Evaluators with field experience.  At the request of an individual, consulting firm, organization, and/or a unit of government; this real-world workshop will be designed to addresses your site specific concerns.  It is important that everyone understand that the instructor is offering his professional interpretation of the Site and the final determination of the Site for suitability for on-site sewage disposal is by the regulatory agency responsible for the town and/or region.  Depending on the length of the workshop, participants will receive up to 10 Soil Evaluator Training Credit Hours.  Individuals and groups wanting to setup a workshop in their area should contact Peter Fletcher by email (pfdigsoil@gmail.com) or call (774 202 5695). 

When taking two workshops, totaling 10 Training Credit Hours, a person may take a lecture and field workshop or they may take two field workshops in different regions of the state (Reading Different New England Landscape Workshop).

Lecture Only Details

  • Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Lecture (12:30 to 4:30 pm)
    Review/Update Soil Science and Geology, Southeast Region (Bridgewater, MA.)

  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Lecture (12:30 to 4:30 pm)
    Review/Update Soil Science and Geology, Cape Cod

  • Wednesday, May 2, 2018: Lecture (12:30 to 4:30 pm):
    Review/Update Soil Science and Geology, Central Massachusetts (Sturbridge/Spencer Area)

  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018: Lecture (12:30 to 4:30 pm):
    Review/Update Soil Science and Geology, Northeast Region

  • Wednesday, June 13, 2018: Lecture (12:30 to 4:30 pm):
    Review/Update Soil Science and Geology, location to be announced

Field Only Details

  • Wednesday, April 11, 2018 (Bad-weather day, April 12),
    Field (9:00 am to 4:00 pm): Reading Different New England Landscapes, Southeast Region (Bridgewater Area)

  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018 (Bad-weather day April 26),
    Field (9:00 am to 4:00 pm): Reading Different New England Landscapes,
    Cape Cod

  • Wednesday, May 9, 2018 (Bad-weather day, May 11),
    Field (9:00 am to 4:00 pm):  Reading Different New England Landscapes,
    Central Massachusetts (Sturbridge/Spencer Area)

  • Wednesday, May 30, 2018 (Bad-weather day, May 31),
    Field (9:00 am to 4:00 pm):  Reading Different New England Landscapes, Northeast Region

  • Wednesday, June 27, 2018 (Bad-weather day, June 28),
    Field (9:00 am to 4:00 pm):  Reading Different New England Landscapes,
    location to be announced

On the Job Training Workshop

  • Contact Pete Fletcher (pfdigsoil@gmail.com) to set one up for your Company/Organization/group.

Under the Soil Evaluator Program, soil evaluators are allowed to take the same refresher workshop if there has been a period of 3 years since they took it last.  Having said this, Peter highly recommends that people registering for an SE Field Workshop consider taking it in a different region of the State.  This is not a concern when registering for an SE Review/Update Lecture Workshop, for they are continually being updated and do not vary significantly between the different regions of the State.

Interested in attending any of these workshops, go to www.pfdigsoil.com.  If you have questions about the workshops, please contact Peter Fletcher by email (www.pfdigsoil@gmail.com) or call (774 202-5695

WETLAND WORKSHOPS
  • COMING SOON - Forensic Soil Investigations – Researching, Documenting, and Interpreting Soil Conditions at Altered/Disturbed Wetland Sites. This workshop/course is currently being developed and will be offered soon. More details will be available later.

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