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Watershed Planning – Putting the Pieces Together

Learn from Wisconsin’s experience. This two-day course will draw upon decades of experience by the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission in watershed planning, and take you from basic background through the most recently employed watershed planning tools including simulation models and geographic information systems applications.

This course can be applied to the Water Technology Certificate.

Instructors

Laura Kletti Herrick

Mrs. Herrick has 20 years of experience as a Water Resource Engineer. Over the last 2 years in her current position as Chief Environmental Engineer with the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, she has been leading hydrologic and hydraulic modeling ... read more

Michael Hahn

Mr. Hahn has over 38 years experience as a Water Resource Engineer. In his current position as Deputy Director with the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, he oversees the activities and staff of the Commission’s Environmental and Natural Areas Planning ... read more

Gary Korb

Gary Korb works as Regional Planning Educator for the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC). Previously, he served in that capacity in a joint assignment with the University of Wisconsin Extension from 1981 into 2013. He has spent most of ... read more

Dale Buser, PE, PH, CST, SEWRPC-Principal Specialist

With almost 35 years of diverse water resource engineering/science experience, Dale attempts to synthesize a wide cross section of relevant and sometimes disparate factors when analyzing issues and suggesting solutions. These factors include water and sediment quality, hydrology, hydrogeology, aquatic ... read more

Thomas Slawski, Ph.D., SEWRPC-Chief Biologist

Dr. Slawski has over 20 years of experience in aquatic ecology specializing in stream habitat and fisheries assessments, design, and restoration techniques. His research has focused on understanding the impacts of physical and hydrological alterations associated with land use development ... read more

Joseph Boxhorn, Ph.D., SEWRPC Senior Planner

In his current position as a Senior Environmental Planner with the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, Dr. Boxhorn conducts and participates in planning activities within the Commission’s Environmental Planning Division related to surface water quality, water supply, and hazard mitigation. ... read more

Ronald Printz

Mr. Printz has over 35 years experience as a Water Resource Engineer, with extensive background in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling. In his current position as Principal Engineer with the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, his duties include the development of ... read more

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Learn to balance environmental and engineering perspectives
  • Understand watersheds and the planning process
  • Review issues that influence watersheds including flooding, stormwater management and pollution abatement
  • Develop strategies from real-life examples as seen on the tour

Notes

Please note: Day 1 will include a bus tour of various Watershed sites in the Greater Milwaukee area, leaving after lunch, and returning to UWM-SCE at 6pm.

Dates and locations to be announced.