Society of Wetland Scientists Professional Certification ProgramSociety of Wetland Scientists
Professional Certification Program
Is an International Organization with Over 2,000
Professional Wetland Scientists Certified Since 1994

Certification Information

Overview of Program
Board of Directors
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Standing Rules
Renewal Process

Wetland Scientist

Body of Knowledge
Code of Ethics
Online Ethics Course
Application Forms
Professional Short Courses

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PWS Seal Order Form
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COVID-19 Resources

Current Senior Professional Wetland Scientists (SPWS), Professional Wetland Scientists (PWS), and Wetland Professionals in Training (WPIT) may be granted a full or partial waiver of their annual SPWS/PWS/WPIT maintenance fees, due to financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fee Waiver Due To COVID-19 Financial Hardship - Request Form

Certification Renewal Extension Due To COVID-19 Hardship - Request Form

Site Visits And Fieldwork During The COVID-19 Pandemic (PDF)

COVID-19 Field Protocol Worksite Planning Checklist (PDF)

COVID-19 SWSPCP Connect Session 1 Webinar from May 15, 2020 -- Survey Results

COVID-19 SWSPCP Connect Session 2 Webinar from July 23, 2020 -- Survey Results

COVID-19 SWSPCP Connect Session 3 Webinar from September 15, 2020 -- Survey Results

COVID-19 Impacts to Ecosystem Restoration webinar

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Last Updated 9/24/20