Peer-Reviewed Online Education from IECA

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By Laura Clark – Did you know that all of IECA’s online education and webinars are peer-reviewed? IECA is constantly striving to improve and grow its educational offerings. All courses, whether live or in person, are peer-reviewed for technical accuracy, relevance, and usefulness to attendees. The Professional Development Committee (PDC) offers balanced insight in an effort to guide IECA Education... »

Free Expo Passes to Environmental Connection 2015

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Geosynthetica has 25 expo hall passes to give away to Environmental Connection 2015. The event, which is hosted by the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Region One, will be held 15 – 18 February 2015 in Portland, Oregon. The expo will be held February 17 – 18. The first 25 to register for the expo-only option and use Geosynthetica’s special coupon code (trailblaze)... »

SWEMA Announces New Board

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The Stormwater Equipment Manufacturers Association (SWEMA) announced a new Board of Directors late Friday (January 23) in a release. The new Board’s term will cover 2015 and 2016. The results: President: Will Harris (Oldcastle Stormwater Solutions) Vice President: Derek Berg (Contech Engineered Solutions) Treasurer: Kevin McKee (Hydro International) At-Large: Ernie Carrasco (Rinker Materials... »

FINAL DAY of Early Reg Rates at Environmental Connection 2015!

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Don’t pay higher rates for Environmental Connection 2015 (15 – 18 February 2015). The early-bird registration deadline is today, Friday, January 9. This rate enables you to receive up to USD $100 off of your full conference pass registration at Environmental Connection 2015 in Portland, Oregon. REGISTER ONLINE Early-bird pricing means: Sunday Full-Days: Member: $299, Non-Member: $349 (... »

IECA Deadlines: Scholarships, Registration Discounts, Hotel Cut-Off

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The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Region One will hold its annual event, Environmental Connection, 15 – 18 February 2015 in Portland, Oregon. Readers should be aware of a number of key IECA deadlines related to the conference. SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: January 1 IECA has partnered with various sponsors to help provide financial assistance for industry professionals to attend Environ... »

Full-Scale Evaluation of Erosion and Sediment Control BMPs

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The December 2014 issue of Land and Water Magazine (www.landandwater.com) includes an extensive piece on “Independent, Full-Scale Evaluation of Erosion and Sediment Control BMPs.” Authored by C. Joel Sprague (TRI Environmental), Peter Kemp (Wisconsin DOT), and Katheryn Malusky (AASHTO NTPEP), the article describes the development of full-scale testing in erosion control materials, curr... »

IECA Product Practicum Schedule

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The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Region One will hold its annual conference and exhibition 15 – 18 February 2015 in Portland, Oregon. At Environmental Connection 2015, seven companies have been selected to present in the product practicum forum. Each presentation will be an hour and offer in-depth looks at cutting-edge environmental technologies. The schedule: Monday, Feb... »

JOBS: Technical Services Manager, Erosion Control

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An industry leading manufacturer of rolled erosion control products is seeking a dynamic, high-energy and results-driven technical services manager who is looking for a position with a continually growing company. The successful candidate must possess effective time management and organization skills, have a strong sense of customer service, confidently convey technical information through oral an... »

Environmental Connection Extends Abstracts Deadline

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The International Erosion Control Association (IECA Region One) has extended the abstracts submission deadline for Environmental Connection 2015 to June 16. Environmental Connection 2015, the annual conference and exhibition from IECA Region One, will be held 15 – 18 February 2015 in Portland, Oregon. Submit your topic This is the world’s largest event dedicated to erosion and sediment... »

Reminder: IECA Environmental Connection 2015 Abstracts

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The International Erosion Control Association (IECA Region One) is currently accepting abstract submissions for educational courses and technical sessions (case studies, technical papers, workshops, forums, or posters) at Environmental Connection 2015 in Portland, Oregon. Presenting at Environmental Connection gives you the ability to share insights and content with your peers, enhance your profes... »

Video Interview: Laura Felux, IECA

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At the conclusion of Environmental Connection 2014 (Nashville, Tennessee), Geosynthetica’s Elizabeth Peggs sat down with Laura Felux, Marketing Manager of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Region One. Laura reports on the exceptional success of this year’s Environmental Connection, including highlights and new features at the conference. She also looks ahead to the 2015 event in... »

IECA Short Courses at Environmental Connection

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The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) will hold a number of full-day courses on February 25 during Environmental Connection 2014. The full conference takes place 25-28 February 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. IECA Short Courses include: Slope Stability Analysis and Reinforcement Principles – Instructor: Stanley Miller, PE, CPESC Soil Microbiology and Restoration Ecology – ... »

Congessman Latta Tours Local Pipe Manufacturing Plant

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FINDLAY, Ohio – Congressman Robert E. Latta (R–OH) toured the Findlay manufacturing plant of Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS), located in his 5th Congressional District of Ohio to gain a better understanding of what local businesses need to prosper. He also learned from ADS executives how the company identifies employees with the exact skills needed to continue the growth of ADS. “I wan... »