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2015 Stream-Smart Road Crossing Workshops
March 26, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm$35
Maintain fish and wildlife habitat while protecting roads and public safety. Prepare for the large and frequent storm events that have been washing out roads around the state and the northeast.
This workshop will cover road-stream crossing projects from site assessment to permitting and installation. The emphasis will be on maintaining and restoring the habitat and economic values of the stream. Workshop presenters will include professionals from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, the Maine Forest Service, ProjectShare, The Nature Conservancy, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Maine Coastal Program, NOAA and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. Participants in this workshop will receive recertification credit for the Maine Department of Environmental Protection’s Voluntary Contractor Certification Program. This workshop should be helpful to all professionals who are responsible for road-stream crossings including, contractors, road commissioners, public works departments, conservation commissions, engineers, planners, land trusts, watershed groups and private landowners.
No charge for Mount Desert Island municipal officials, residents, contractors, students, etc. Sponsored by the National Park Service and Friends of Acadia
Note: This workshop is being held in Lewiston, Rockland, and Augusta as well. Follow the link for more information on the date, time, and place at those locations.