NC Erosion and Sediment Control Workshop


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Click Participant, Vendor or Half-day.

Participant  $150

Industry Vendor  $295

Half-day Virtual Participant  $80


Jamie Luther or Kathryn Luxford
919-513-3321 or

December 1, 2022
8am – 4pm

Raleigh, NC

Presented by:
NC Department of Environmental Quality – Land Quality Section
In partnership with:
Southeast Chapter – International Erosion Control Association
NCSU Department of Crop & Soil Sciences
Attend this workshop to hear from a wide range of experts on the front lines of these issues to learn about solutions based on innovative design and solid research. In the morning, hear from State Erosion Control and Forestry representatives on the latest regulatory and program changes, from other government representatives and industry professionals on successful case studies and about how soil impacts construction.  In the afternoon, join us in the field where research updates will demonstrate how systems can be improved for better performance.
And, of course, you can fulfill your professional development needs as the year winds down.



Half-day Virtual Participants: Live stream the Indoor Sessions, 8:00am – 12:00pm only.


*Begin Live Stream for Half-day Virtual Participants.

Welcome and Overview (McKimmon Center)
DEQ E&SC Program Update
Julie Coco, PE, DEMLR
& More
Julie Coco, PE, DEMLR
Forestry Updates
Maria Polizzi, NC Forest Service
Case Study: Successful E&SC at Wendell Falls
Karyn Pageau, EI, CPESC, Wake County; Chris Ferraguto, Brookefield Properties; Josh Nelson, Sanford Contracting; Chris Seamster, McKim & Creed 
10:45-11:00am Break
*End Live Stream for Half-day Virtual Participants.
Digging Into Soil (Virtual Presenter)
Dalton Buchanan, LSS Soil Scientist, NCDAGR-NCDA&CS 
12:00-12:45pm Lunch at McKimmon Center
12:45-1:00pm Travel to the Sediment and Erosion Control Research and Education Facility
1:00-3:45pm Field Presentations

  • Silt fence outlet options
  • Flocculation systems for pumped water
  • Sediment basin surface outlets and porous baffle functions
  • Engineered stormwater swale options
  • Measurement methods for soil infiltration
  • Grass vs. wildflowers, tillage with and without compost
  • Rainfall simulator demonstration of erosion control
  • Fiber check dams and polyacrylamide for turbidity control
3:45-4:00pm Certificates of Attendance and Adjourn

 Registration Information

To register, click Participant, Vendor, or Half-day below.

Participant: $150

Industry Vendor: $295

Half-day Virtual Participant: $80

  • Industry Vendors will have a table top display space at the back of the classroom.  Vendors may also opt to participate in the field demonstrations by providing supplies or installing devices. To coordinate field supplies and installations, contact Jamie Luther at:

Professional Credit

Full Day In-person: 6 hours
Virtual Morning Only: 3.5 hours

Certificates of attendance will be distributed at the field site for in-person participants.  Virtual participants will receive certificates of attendance by email by Dec 10th.

  • Certified Professionals in Erosion & Sediment Control (self-claim)
  • Licensed Soil Scientists (self-claim)
  • Professional Engineers and Surveyors (self-claim)