WVWRAM Training 2019

West Virginia DEP would like to invite you and your wetland specialist colleagues to join us this summer for free training in the new West Virginia Wetland Rapid Assessment Method (WVWRAM). At this moment we are accepting participants that have, at a minimum, the skill level of a wetland delineator. Click here for more information about WVWRAM and how to register for the training

         Below are some useful links if you have already registered for one of our training sessions this year. You will find a list of what you should bring to the training, a list of the common dominant plants, a list of plant identification references, WVWRAM Reference Manual, WVWRAM User Manual, WVWRAM Access Database, and NRCS soil tips. 

What to bring

WV Common Dominant Wetland Plants
(Please print a copy or have available on a tablet before the training)

Recommended Plant Identification References for West Virginia

WVWRAM Reference Manual

WVWRAM User Manual 
(Please print a copy or have available on a tablet before the training)

WVWRAM Access Database 
(Please download this for the computer portion of our training) Please use Chrome, Firefox, or Edge as Internet Explorer might have issues downloading properly. 

WVWRAM Soil Tips and References

Redox Features for Identifying Aquatic Conditions


Depending on which training session you have signed up for, here are some logistic and wetland mapping information for the week. 

Morgantown
Logistics      
(Contains the location of the classroom, wetlands, nearby food, and hotels)

Agenda
(Contains our day to day agenda for the week)

Wetland Mapping
(All files can be imported into the Avenza app or printed for convenience)

White Park                      WV Botanic Garden                 WVU Arboretum

Charles Town
Logistics
(Contains the location of the classroom, wetlands, nearby food, and hotels)

Agenda
(Contains our day to day agenda for the week)

Wetland Mapping
(All files can be imported into the Avenza app or printed for convenience)

Claymont Society

Fayetteville
Logistics
(Contains the location of the classroom, wetlands, nearby food, and hotels)

Agenda
(Contains our day to day agenda for the week)

Wetland Mapping
(All files can be imported into the Avenza app or printed for convenience)

Nature Center           Fayetteville DEP office             Gas Station Wetland

Elkins
Logistics
(Contains the location of the classroom, wetlands, nearby food, and hotels)

Agenda coming soon
Mapping will be available soon