Future Wetland Mapping Consortium Webinar Schedule

The WMC Steering Committee organizes bi-monthly webinars on topics of interest to the group. These webinars are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:00 p.m. eastern standard time (2:00 p.m. central, 1:00 p.m. mountain and 12:00 p.m. pacific). 

If you haven’t used Go To Webinar before or you just need a refresher, please view our guide prior to the webinar here.  

The Wetland Mapping Consortium is busy working on confirmation of webinar topics and presenters for 2016. Below you will find a draft list of future webinars to give you an idea of what we’re working on. Topics and dates are subject to change. 



NWI Data in Support of Conservation Efforts and Habitat Modeling

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 3:00pm-4:30pm Eastern

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Rusty Griffin, U.S. Fish and Wildife ServicePRESENTER

  • Rusty Griffin, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


This session provides an overview of advances in NWI data, analysis, and novel methods to utilize NWI wetland data and Wetland Status and Trends reports to support conservation efforts. It will highlight the specific applications of these methods that have been utilized by the Fish and Wildlife Service in SSA (Species Status Assessment) development and highlight for broader wetland conservation.


Rusty Griffin is a Physical Scientist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's, National Standards and Support Team in Madison Wisconsin. He is the National Wetlands Coordinator for the National Wetlands Inventory, responsible for quality assurance/quality control and national consistency for the wetlands layer of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure. Rusty has over 12 years of experience in wetland mapping – creating NWI maps as a private contractor and a federal employee, holds a B.S. in Geology from Portland State University, Masters of Natural Resources from Utah State, and is a member of the National Technical Committee for Hydric Soils.

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For more information about the Wetland Mapping Consortium, related topics and resources, visit ASWM’s website

Past Webinars