Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals, and Geologists
Mandate 1396

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Professional wetland delineator; certification requirements.
Purpose of legislation
The legislation replaces the requirement that an applicant with a bachelor's degree in a relevant field have four years of relevant experience to be certified as a professional wetland delineator with three years of such experience. For applicants seeking certification through experience, the legislation reduces to three years the required experience that the applicant must have in wetland science research or as a teacher of wetlands curriculum in an accredited institution of higher education in order to be certified.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 545 (2024)
VAC chapters to be amended
18 vac 145 - 30 : Regulations Governing Certified Professional Wetland Delineators
Associated Regulatory Actions No regulatory action has been filed.
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