About Richard Chinn
Richard Chinn is a Senior Professional Wetland Scientist, ACOE Provisionally-Certified Wetland Delineator, Virginia Professional Wetland Delineator, and former Certified Environmental Trainer has been training professionals in wetland identification, delineation and permitting since 1994.
Our Wetland Courses
Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation / Regional Supplement / Waters of the US Training
Our highly-regarded nationwide wetland training class. Now in its 27th year, Richard Chinn, who was certified during the Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineator Certification Program Demonstration Phase and Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS), has personally provided this training to 9000+ wetland professionals in 800+ classes in 38 states plus Puerto Rico and Taiwan. Richad Chinn has done onsite classes for Departments of Transportation in Alaska, Texas, Florida, and Mississippi. You won’t find a more experienced and professional wetland instructor and he is neither boring nor dry!
This course includes training in the Regional Supplement in effect for the area where the training is held but training in an alternate Regional Supplement can be provided upon request.
Take advantage of Richard Chinn’s years of classroom and field training experience, technical and instructional!
Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Training
Our highly-regarded nationwide wetland training class. Now in its 30th year, Richard Chinn (SPWS) has personally provided this training to 9000+ wetland professionals in 800+ classes in 38 states plus Puerto Rico and Taiwan. Richard Chinn has done many onsite classes for various state (including Departments of Transportation and regulatory agencies), local, tribal, military, and federal agencies in various states. You won’t find a more experienced and professional wetland instructor and he is neither boring nor dry!
Virtual Wetland Delineation Training
We have instituted a Virtual Class that provides benefits of a live class and avoids many of the downsides. We are comfortable with the quality of online training we are providing, but, to make sure you gained the skills you need, we are offering, additionally, attendance in a live class of your choosing within 18 months for no charge.
Regional Supplement Training
We offer this 2-day course for persons who have already taken a 4 – 5 day class in wetland delineation and want to improve their skills in the Regional Supplement.
You do not need to register for the Regional Supplement Training if you are registering for the Wetland Delineation Training as this Regional Supplement Training is included in our 4-day Wetland Delineation Training class.
Wetland Permitting Training
This course picks up where our Wetland Delineation Training course left off! Learn advanced topics of federal wetland WOTUS regulations and permitting to make you an even better wetland delineator, manager and scientist including an intensive look at each type of permit (including Nationwide, Regional and Individual Permits, how to satisfy their requirements, and how to address all the pertinent wetland issues expected of a wetland professional.
Richard Chinn is an Army Corps of Engineers Provisionally-Certified Wetland Delineator
Richard Chinn is a Senior Professional Wetland Scientist certified by the Society of Wetland Scientists #1365
Richard CHINN IS CERTIFIED BY THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL SOIL SCIENTISTS, WETLAND PROFESSIONALS, & GEOLOGISTS AS A PROFESSIONAL WETLAND DELINEATOR
We are offering scholarships to upperclassmen or faculty of HBCU programs.
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