Nonpoint Source Training Schedule


John Maclaine, (207) 615-3279

Basic and Advanced Erosion Control Practices

Description: This course is necessary to become certified in erosion control practices by the Department. In addition to sections on "Why Erosion Control is Important", and "Erosion and How it Happens", participants are provided with information on the proper selection, installation and maintenance of practices such as sediment barriers, mulch, vegetative stabilization, riprap, etc. The course is of primary interest to contractors but could also be helpful to municipal code enforcement officers, consultants, engineers and public works employees.

Fees may apply.

Please register for the following programs through the contact listed.

Continuing Education for Certified Contractors

These courses are designed as continuing education for individuals certified in erosion and sediment control practices by the Department and is required for re-certification, but anyone interested in increasing their knowledge may view it. For those wishing to receive re-certification credit, further instructions are provided in the course itself.

Important: Once an online class has been completed, send a copy of the certificate and a check for $55.00 to:

584 Main St.
South Portland, ME 04106

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