Engineering for Ecosystem Restoration:
University at Buffalo Summer Workshop Series 2012

Hosted by the UB Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

The 2012 workshop series took take place in June and July 2012.

Registration is now closed!

The 2012 summer program consisted of a series courses and electives that emphasize the science and practice of ecosystem restoration. Taught by leading experts and practitioners in the fields of ecosystem restoration, riverine and riparian ecology, fluvial geomorphology, and environmental modeling, the workshops provided training in theoretical and applied concepts of ecosystem restoration, reinforced through intensive field activities (site visits, sampling techniques) at nationally-recognized stream restoration projects in western New York. All courses were taken individually or in any combination, and were credited towards PE continuing education requirements.

The workshops are sponsored by the University at Buffalo (UB)’s ERIE Program, Great Lakes Program, Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.


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Rates for professional attendees: $600 for Core courses and Two-day electives; $400 for One-day electives.

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Hotels near UB’s North Campus include the Buffalo Marriott Niagara, Hotel Indigo, and Red Roof Inn Buffalo/Amherst

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Additional Details

  • Technical workshops are designed for Civil and Environmental Engineers, Environmental Scientists, Biologists, Ecologists, Watershed Scientists/Managers, Regulators, Land Use Planners, Consultants and Developers.
  • Contact instructional hrs/CEUs for Professional Engineers and CPESC are available for each seminar.
  • New! A Certificate in Stream Restoration will be awarded to those who complete the five Core courses and five days of electives (details will follow).