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 Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Delaware, Maryland and Washington D.C., making it one of the more densely populated chapters within IECA Region 1. The MAC is an integral resource for anyone in the sediment and erosion control, stormwater management and surface water restoration industry. Follow the link to learn more about what makes the Mid-Atlantic Chapter great!
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24th Annual Conference, Workshop and Trade Show

Registration is NOW OPEN for the Mid-Atlantic Chapters 24th Annual Conference, Workshop and Trade Show. It 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 key educational tracks of erosion and sediment control, stormwater management, MS4 management and surface water restoration. Follow the links for additional information.

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The MAC hosts a yearly chapter conference, workshop and trade show each year in one of the member states. This three day event is a great way to learn as well as network with other industry professionals.  Additional education is also offered through IECA Road Show events 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. The MAC IECA is a great resource to get involved in if you are an active industry professional. Check out our upcoming events in the region.


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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 Conference, Workshop  & Trade Show @ Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Richmond, VA
Sep 19 – Sep 21 all-day

“Rolling Along in River City”

September 19th – 21st, 2017

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel – Midlothian – Richmond, VA

The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association will be holding it’s 24th Annual Environmental Conference, Workshop & Tradeshow 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.


Professional Development Hours will be provided for all technical sessions.

Civil 3D Core Skills Training NEW this year!

The MAC is offering a Civil 3D Core Skills Training course on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. 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. The course and the instructors are being presented by CivilTraining, LLC which is a part of Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. This training will provide Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and Professional Development Hours (PDH’s). Space is limited for this class, so the first 30 registrants will be guaranteed a seat in this class. Register here for this training.

VDOT ESCCC Certification Class

The MAC is offering the VDOT ESCCC Certification Class at this year’s conference. The Class is sponsored by the Richmond Area Municipal Contractors Association (RAMCA). Register here for this training. Click here if you need accommodations to attend this class or please scroll down to the Accomadations section for more info on the DoubleTree conference room rates. Space is limited to the first 15 registrants, please sign up early. If you need additional information regarding this class, please contact Vanessa Patterson, Executive Director of the RAMCA at (804) 346-0522 or via email at

2017 Annual MAC Golf  Tournament

The 2017 Annual MAC Golf Tournament will be held at Magnolia Greens Golf Club on September 19th. Start time is 10AM. This year’s tournament will commence on Tuesday September 19th at 10:00 am set as the first tee time. The cost will be $70.00 per player and includes greens fee, ½ cart and box lunch. We will be playing at the Magnolia Green Golf Club located at 17301 Memorial Tournament Dr., Moseley, VA 23120. For more information, please contact Rob Lawson at (804) 901-3412 or via email at Click Here for more information.

CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI or CPMSM Review Courses and Exams

To be eligible to take the CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI or CPMSM exams, you must submit an application for review and approval by the EnviroCert International Application
Review Committee. Advanced registration for the review classes and exams will be through EnviroCert International, Inc. For certification information and application, please visit For additional information please contact Melissa Parry at EnviroCert International, Inc. (828-655-1600, Ext.133). The review courses for each of the exams will be held on
Thursday, September 21, 2017 with the exams being administered on Friday, September 22, 2017. CUT-OFF DATE FOR REGISTRATION IS SEPTEMBER 11, 2017.

Click here for Conference Registration, Exhibitor Registration, Session Scheduling and Sponsorship

Paying by credit card can be done on line through PayPal. All major credit cards are accepted. If you would like to pay by check, please complete the on line registration and check the Pay by Check Box before hitting the submit button. Please make the check out to MAC/IECA and mail to the following address:

West Virginia Conservation Agency
Watershed Resource Center
1900 Kanawha Blvd., E
Charleston, WV 25305-0193
ATTN: Jami Thompson

If you have any questions regarding registration, please contact Charles Riling at (304)-558-9761 or via email at

Exhibitor Information 
Exhibitors must fill out the Exhibitors Registration Form. Exhibit space is limited to a 10’ X 10’ area. Don’t forget to check the box on the Exhibitors Registration Form if you need electricity.

Exhibit Hall Hours
Tuesday, Sept. 19th: Exhibitor’s Set-up 8 am till 5 pm
Tuesday, Sept. 19th: Contractor’s Social 5:30 pm till 8 pm Free to Contractors! Come enjoy FREE food and drink compliments of the MAC IECA!
Wednesday, Sept. 20th: 7:30 am till 9:00 am, 10:30 am till 12:00 pm, 3:00 pm till 3:30 pm
Exhibitors Reception 5:00 pm till 7:00 pm, Featuring Singer-Songwriter, Dan Fisk!
Thursday, Sept. 21st: 7:00 am till 8:00 am, 9:30 am till 2:00 pam

As Exhibitors, we ask that you be available at your booths during the times listed above.
All times not listed are class room hours and we ask that you please attend one of our
instructional sessions.

The MAC is offering full day classes on Thursday Sept 21, 2017. We would ask that
Exhibitors maintain their booths until 2 pm to allow the participants in these classes
to have an opportunity to tour the Exhibit Hall.
If you have questions, please contact Jason Beeler at (703) 679-5600 or via email at

Rooms are available at the:

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel-Midlothian
1021 Koger Center Boulevard
Richmond VA
Phones: (804) 379-3800

Room Rates (per night):
Single Occupancy: $119.00 + Applicable Taxes (Currently 13.3%)
Double Occupancy: $119.00 + Applicable Taxes (Currently 13.3%)

To receive the above room rates, you must make your reservation by August 28,
2017 (Please note this date will not be extended – so register early). In addition, when
calling the hotel at the above number, you must use the group code  MAC” to receive
the discounted rate. There is complimentary parking on site and Wi-Fi in all the
sleeping rooms. Check in time is 3:00 pm with a 12:00 pm check out time. The
DoubleTree by Hilton has set up a special website for folks attending the Conference
to go on-line and make your room reservations. Click here for online room reservation.

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 is 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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