Training & Teaching
Training is provided on construction projects for employees with limited experience in implementation of various biotechnical techniques, including willow fascines, mattresses, fences. WBS has presented numerous workshops, papers, and organized multiple field trips for various organizations over their more than 30 years in the business.
Examples include the following:
“Erosion Control and Revegetation in Arid and Semi-Arid Climates”. Colorado School of Mines. 2020 and 2021.
“Seed and Seeding, Erosion Control Specifying: Practice and Products, A Practical Approach”. WCIECA Workshop, Fairfield CA, May 16, 2019.
“Programa para el control de la erosión y la revegetación en el estado de Nevada, EEUU”. CICEC IX, Santiago, Chile. Septiembre 2018.
“Nevada Department of Transportation Revegetation Specialist Program”. Proc 47 Conference International Erosion Control Association (IECA), Long Beach, CA. February 2017.
“Achieving Successful, Cost-effective Erosion Control through Proper Management of Vegetation and Soils.” IECA EC 15, Portland, OR, February 2015.
“How to write Revegetation and Erosion Control Specifications.” International IECA EC 12, Las Vegas, NV. February 2012
“Practical Approaches to Erosion Control and Land Restoration”. UC Davis Extension, Davis, CA. April 2011.