North Carolina Erosion and Sediment Control Design Workshop

Registration will open in summer 2020.

Participant: $150

Vendor: $295
Vendor Sponsor: $500  

Kathryn Luxford
Joni Tanner

October 1, 2020:  Hickory, NC
December 3, 2020:  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
Come 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. State and local program representatives will provide updates on the latest regulatory changes and approaches to successful plan approval. Research updates will suggest how systems can be improved for better performance. Vendors will have the latest products on hand to help you achieve cost-effective compliance.And, of course, you can fulfill your professional development needs as the year winds down.


Sample Agenda from 2019


8:00-8:05am Welcome
Susan White, PhD, WRRI Director, SCC Chair
8:05-8:30am Changes within the State Sedimentation Pollution Control Program
Julie Coco, PE, CPESC, DEMLR
8:30-9:00am Turbidity and Dust Control
Rich McLaughlin, PhD, NC State University
9:00-9:30am Executive Order 80 Section 9 – Climate Change, Climate Studies, and Resilience Planning in North Carolina
Toby Vinson, PE, CPM, DEMLR
9:30-10:00am Break
10:00-10:30am Can Soil Amendments Reduce Roadside Runoff?
Erin Rivers, PhD, NC State University
10:30-11:00am Best Practices to Avoid E&SC Plan Disapproval Letters
Tamera Eplin, PE, CPESC, DEMLR
11:00-11:30am Unmanned Aircraft (drones) in Sediment and Erosion Control
Jalen Hairston and Rob Austin, NC State University
11:30am-12:00pm To RFC and Beyond
Donald Pearson, EI, CPESC, NCDOT
12:00-1:00pm Luncheon
Provided at the Conference Center
1:00-1:30pm Stormwater Program Update
Annette Lucas, PE, DEMLR
1:30-2:00pm E&SC Challenges for Linear and Non-linear Power Industry Applications
Ted Sherrod, PE, CPESC, AECOM
Patrick Fields, Duke Energy
2:00-2:30pm Troubleshooting Erosion and Sediment Control
Justin Hasenfus, CPESC, Chatham County
2:30-3:00pm Break
3:00-3:30pm Pollution Prevention for Construction Sites
Beth McLaughlin, McLaughlin Consulting
3:30-4:00pm Native Species and Pollinator Plants for Erosion Control
Don Lee, CPESC, Garrett Wildflower Seed Farm
4:00-4:30pm Navigating NCDEQ’s Online Repository
4:30-4:35pm Closing Remarks


 Registration Information

Registration will open in summer 2020.

Participant: $150

Vendor: $295

Vendor Sponsor: $500

The registration fee includes refreshment breaks, lunch, and a certificate of attendance.

Vendors: Vendor exhibit space consists of a table top display at the back of the classroom near the break service.

Vendor Sponsors: We welcome vendor sponsorships for the lunch and break service.   Vendor Sponsors will have a table top display space at the back of the classroom near the break service.  Additionally, your generous donation toward the lunch/break service will be prominently recognized during the event. Thanks for your support!

Classroom Address:

Jane S. McKimmon Center
1101 Gorman St
Raleigh, NC 27606

Professional Credit: 6.5 Hours

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