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2019 Winter Office Hours
Mon-Thu: 8:30 am - 4:30pm (mostly)
Fri: 9:00am - 2:00pm

* We try hard to be in the office between 8:30am and 4:30pm from Mon-Thu, but please call ahead to be sure!

893 West St (Rt 90)
Rockport, ME 04856


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    Contractor Training:

    Basic & Advanced Erosion and Sediment Control Practices



    Thursday, April 11 from 7:30am - 4:00pm

    American Legion Hall, 524 Waldoboro Rd, Damariscotta

    $70/person includes am/pm snack, lunch and training materials

    Pre-registration with payment required by April 1.

    FMI: julie@knox-lincoln.org or 596-2040


    To register: Download Registration Form and mail with check to:
    Knox-Lincoln SWCD, 893 West St, Rockport, ME 04856

    Due to the high rate of soil erosion that occurs on areas disturbed by construction, the use of effective erosion control practices is critical to protecting the quality of Maine waters.To help contractors and those involved with shoreland zoning comply with the Miane Erosion Control Law, Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has developed this training program - and a manual - on effective erosion control techniques.

    Training topics will include:

    • why erosion control is needed 
    • laws and regulations requiring erosion control practices
    • erosion control best management practices and planning
    • pollution prevention at construction sites
    • erosion control plan design
    • and the next steps in obtaining certification.

    Completion of this training, followed by a site evaluation, qualifies a contractor to become Maine DEP certified in erosion and sediment control practices.

    For the complete Non-Point Source Training Schedule, including recertification trainings, across the state, click HERE.

    For more information about the benefits of contractor certification, visit Contractor Certification

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