SMC and IECA BMP Field Day

April 26, 2023

Lake County Fairgrounds
1060 E Peterson Rd
Grayslake, Illinois

The Great Lakes Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) is pleased to announce the partnership with Lake County (IL) Stormwater Management Commission to co-sponsor the Lake County SMC/IECA BMP Field Day scheduled for April 26, 2023 in Lake County, Illinois. Join our Erosion and Sediment and Stormwater professionals as we review various Best Management Practices (BMPs), proper installation, common issues encountered in the field and how to inspect each BMP with live demonstrations. 5 PDH credits will be available to all attendees.

Event Agenda

April 26, 2023

*Subject to Change
  • Registration & Light Breakfast: 7:30 – 8:30AM
  • Introductions and Instructions: 8:30 – 9:00AM
  • Field Training Stations (First Round): 9:00 – 11:30AM
  • Break/Lunch: 11:30AM - 12:30PM
  • Field Training Stations (Second Round): 12:30 – 2:30PM
  • Wrap Up: 2:30 - 3:00PM

Field Stations

*Subject to Change
  • Dewatering (various BMPs may be broken out individually – skimmer, perforated riser, etc)
  • Silt Fence
  • Temp Stabilization (HECPs, Straw)
  • Erosion Control Blankets
  • Ditch Checks
  • Stabilized Construction Entrances
  • Inlet Protection
  • Silt Curtain

Continuing Education Credits: 5 Professional Development Hours

Registration Fees

Rates listed Early | Regular Registration
Early Registration ends April 4, 2023

IECA Member:
$100 | $125
IECA Non-Member: 
$125 | $150

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IECA is the foremost organization for those involved in or concerned about soil erosion control. Membership (in IECA) tells others you take erosion control seriously and you want to help make a difference.

Scott Velting, CPESC, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA