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COMING SOON Forensic Soil Investigations – Researching, Documenting, and Interpreting Soil Conditions at Altered/Disturbed Wetland Sites.

This workshop/course is currently being developed and will be offered soon. It will be 2 to 3 days long and will include a combination of lectures, hands on activities and field exercises. Plans are to offer it as both a workshop with continuing education credits, or as a college course with graduate and under graduate credits. More details will be available later.


Soil Morphology and Mapping (PLNTSOIL 597T)
(Undergraduate/Graduate) University of Massachusetts, 7 class sessions held throughout Southern New England, and is offered every Spring semester.

To regisiter for this course, please visit the University of Massachusetts Amherst Continuing & Professional Education website.

Instructor: Peter Fletcher (pfdigsoil@gmail.com)
Cell phone: (508) 524-1397
Time: Designated Fridays, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Specific dates have not been assigned but the course will start in
September and end in December. Call Peter if running late or lost
(508) 524- 1397

Scheduled meetings locations and directions are listed below:

  • Friday
    Cape Cod Community College, park in Lots 4 or 5, meet in North Building room 105, 2240 Iyanough Road, West Barnstable; Call 508-362-2131, if lost.

  • Friday                         
    Great Brook Farm State Park, 984 Lowell Road, Carlisle,
    In meeting room at the Hart Barn located next to the Headquarters (small old colonial home); Call 978-369-6312, if lost.             

  • Friday                         
    Cape Cod Community College, park in Lots 4 or 5, meet in North Building room 105, 2240 Iyanough Road, West Barnstable; Call 508-362-2131, if lost.

  • Friday                         
    University of Massachusetts, 121 Stockbridge Hall, 80 Campus Center Way, room 1B (basement level), Amherst

  • Friday                         
    University Rhode Island, Coastal Institute Building, 1 greenhouse Road, South Kingston, RI.

  • Friday                         
    Berkshire Community College satellite campus in Great Barrington, MA (Route 7, center of Town); Call 413-499-4660, if lost

  • Friday                         
    Moose Hill Audubon, 293 Moose Hill Street, Sharon, MA 02067; Call (781)784-5691 if lost, www.massaudubon.org/moosehill

  • Friday                         
    Bad weather makeup-day