Official Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the IECA.


The Mid-Atlantic Chapter (MAC) of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) is one of the oldest chapters within the IECA.  The MAC encompasses New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Delaware, Maryland and Washington D.C., making it one of the more densely populated chapters.
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24th Annual Conference

The Mid-Atlantic Chapters 24th Annual Conference and Expo will be held on September 19-21, 2017 in Richmond, VA at the Double Tree Hotel Richmond-Midlothian. This three day event will focus on IECA’s four education tracks of erosion and sediment control, stormwater management, MS4’s and surface water restoration. Please mark your calendars to join us in Richmond!

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Great Resource

The MAC hosts a yearly chapter conference each year in one of the member states.  We also hold several “Road Shows” throughout the year in various geographic locations.  These one day events are great ways to increase our outreach and to educate professionals in the local areas while addressing broader topics as well.
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Upcoming Events

IECA Roadshow – Urban Stream Restoration Workshop @ University of the District of Columbia
Jul 27 all-day

Urban Stream Restoration Workshop

8:00AM – 4:00PM
David A. Clark School of Law
4340 Connecticut Ave, NW

IECA’s Washington DC Regional Roadshow will center around urban stream construction methodology, practices and planning. This will be specific to the Mid-Atlantic region and target urban hydrology and restoration in the DC Metro area. Attendees will not only learn about objectives in the classroom environment but also experience the teachings first hand in a half day field trip component to multiple active and post-construction stream restoration projects.
The David A. Clark School of Law is located one block from the Van Ness/UDC metro stop on the Red line. Parking may be available on campus, but it is much better to metro, if possible. Parking on campus is limited.
Workshop is worth 7 Professional Development Hours (0.7 CE Credit)
Space is limited, register early to confirm your space! Register Now


7:00 – 8:00AM – Registration, Continental Breakfast & Exhibitor Networking 
8:00 – 8:30AMOpening Welcome | Room 515

8:45 – 9:45AM Concurrent Block One
Supervisor Interagency Planning and Permitting | Room 516
Presented by: Mark Babbitt – DC Water

Erosion and Sediment Control for Stream Crossings and Instream Work | Room 505
Presented by: Laura Gardner, PE – Center for Watershed Protection
9:45 – 10:45AMMorning Coffee Break & Exhibitor Networking
10:45 – 11:45AM – Concurrent Block Two

District Department of Energy and the Environment | Room 516
Various Department of Energy and the Environment staff members will be presenting during this session providing a project Manager and Inspector Lessons Learned from Stream Restoration Projects Watts Branch, Broad Branch

Presented by Keith Underwood & Keith Pivonski – Underwood and Associates

11:45AM – 12:30PM – Lunch & Exhibitor Networking
12:30 – 4:00PMField Trip, buses will depart promptly at 12:30PM
Duff McCully and Joseph Burckle, Urban Foresters with the District Department of Transportation Urban Forester Administration will be presenting on tree preservation techniques and tree planting during this field event. The full itinerary for the field trip has not been set at this time due the ever changing schedule of construction sites. We will be visiting Alger Park Stream Restoration project (active construction site), Broad Branch Stream Restoration (post construction) and a third site which is to be determined.

Registration Fees

Pricing listed as Member | Non-Member

Before July 14, 2017 – $125 | $145
After July 14, 2017 – $145 | $165
On-Site – $165*

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*On-Site registration is based on availability. 

Exhibitor Pricing 
$400 | $600

Exhibitor Info


  • Company name on IECA Roadshow website page
  • One (1) complimentary registration
  • Table Top space at Event (Please note – there will not be space for full booths, please bring table top displays only)
  • Recognition as IECA Roadshow exhibitor within Onsite Attendee Handout

Questions, please call IECA at 303-640-7554 or visit the Event Page for more info and registration.

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24th Annual Mid-Atlantic Chapter Environmental Conference & Expo @ Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Richmond, VA
Sep 19 – Sep 21 all-day

24th Annual Mid-Atlantic Chapter Environmental Conference & Expo
Sept. 19 – 21, 2017

Location: Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Richmond, VA


The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association will be holding it’s 24th Annual Environmental Conference & Expo in Richmond, VA from September 19th-21st.  This conference will focus on the four IECA Education Tracks of erosion and sediment control, stormwater management, MS4’s and surface water restoration.

NEW this year, Civil 3D Core Skills – This class will focus on practical applications of AutoCAD® Civil 3D®, with an emphasis on the surface, alignment and profile tools that are most useful for professionals in erosion control and stream restoration. This class will be held onsite at the conference location and will offer CEU credits. This will be full-day training classes.

CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI & CMS4S Review Courses and Exams will be available.

Professional Development Hours will be provided for all technical sessions.

Reserve the dates of September 19-21, 2017 on your calendar for the Mid-Atlantic’s 24th Annual Environmental Conference & Expo.

Golf Outing: The 2017 Annual MAC Golf Tournament will be held at Magnolia Greens Golf Club on September 19th. Start time is 10AM. Click Here for more information.

As more info is formulated about the conference, this event page will be updated. Please check back in Spring/Summer 2017 for more info.

2017 Annual MAC IECA Golf Tournament @ Magnolia Green Golf Club
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The 2017 Annual MAC-IECA Golf Tournament will be held on September 19 at the beautiful Magnolia Green Golf Club. The cost is $70 and that includes cart rental and a boxed lunch. The course features wide-open Bermuda-grass fairways with undulating terrain and elevation changes providing challenges for golfers of all skill levels. Wildlife is abundant and onsite streams have recently been restored and are lined with native shrubs and grasses to create the natural and environmentally-friendly course. Featuring a Nicklaus Design in association with Tom Clark layout, Magnolia Green Golf Club offers many opportunities and challenges to golfers of all skill levels. Come network and relax with other industry professionals. This is a great way to kickoff the Annual MAC Conference and Expo!

  • Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams.
  • Additional prizes will be awarded for longest drive, closest to the pin and longest putt.
  • Cool delicious beverages will be available for purchase.
  • Easy 15 minute drive from hotel.

Please be sure to let us know if you have a team you want us to put you on when you register. (Registration will be available on the Annual Conference registration page) We look forward to seeing you on the links!

All questions can be directed to Rob Lawson,  Phone: 804-901-3412  Email:

Check out Magnolia Green’s Website for more info on the course!

Membership Provides Intangible Benefits You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

IECA provides a wide range of services to its members. They include educational activities like conferences, webinars and field days, as well as networking events with other industry members. Plus, depending on the type of membership, a variety of other benefits, such as subscriptions to Environmental Connection, IECA’s quarterly newsletter; the annual Membership Directory and Erosion Control Journal, IECA’s official magazine.
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