Registration for In-Person Classes Open

October 2, 2023

Registration for in-person classes is now available.

Course Schedule

July 18, 2023

Certification courses are available online during the summer and fall terms. In-person courses will be available January through April 2024. The in-person schedule will be posted and open for registration at around October 1st. 

Summer Online Courses available

May 16, 2023

Erosion and Stormwater Management Program Summer Online certification classes are available for registration.

Regulatory Enforcement Class

May 3, 2023

We still have room in our Regulatory Enforcement Class on May 11th in Oakdale.  This course provides a mix of classroom presentations and exercises, field inspection exercises, and a discussion forum for questions. The class is designed for people who are responsible for inspecting construction sites for compliance through a Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System entity (MS4). Register at:

Ask Me Anything

March 28, 2023

The March 27th Ask Me Anything entitled "Awakening from Erosion Hibernation - Spring Preparation" can be found  here:


Reminder to Recertify for Certification Classes

January 17, 2023

All certification classes must be completed by the end of April 2023.  If you are due to recertify this season (2022-2023), you must complete a recertification class by the end of April 2023 to keep your certification active.

MS4701 Inspection and Maintenance Permanent Stormwater Treatment Practices In-Person

January 9, 2023

MS4701 Inspection and Maintenance Permanent Stormwater Treatment Practices In-Person

Please register soon for this in-person class.  We will only be able to conduct this in-person class on May 1 and 2 if we have 20 registrations by March 15, 2023.

Class flyer 

Winter Construction Stormwater Inspections Presentation and Q&A 1/9 @ noon

January 4, 2023

The Minnesota Construction Stormwater Permit requires stormwater inspections to occur year-round – even during the winter. The University of Minnesota Erosion and Stormwater Management Certification Program is hosting a one-hour presentation/question and answer session about winter construction stormwater inspections on Monday, January 9th from 12-1pmLearn about the how and why of winter stormwater inspections and get tips and tricks for successfully completing an inspection from MnDOT’s Dwayne Stenlund, MSc, CPESC. Todd Smith, PE, MPCA Stormwater Engineer will also be present to answer questions. The presentation will be recorded and captioned.




Registration for ALL In-Person Classes Now Open

October 3, 2022

Registration for all (November - April) of the In-Person classes is now open.   Please register early, as classes may fill up fast.