[Tweeters] Training: Shorebird Ecology and Management

Buchanan, Joseph B (DFW) Joseph.Buchanan at dfw.wa.gov
Fri Sep 27 15:02:55 PDT 2013


Tweeters -
This might be of interest to some of you, particularly if you wish to develop skills for citizen science initiatives, etc.
Joe Buchanan, Olympia, WA
(Joseph.Buchanan at dfw.wa.gov)


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - National Conservation Training Center
Training Announcement
Shorebird Ecology and Management
Course Description:
This course illustrates how to integrate shorebird habitat considerations into wetland management planning. Sessions include shorebird identification and ecology, survey techniques, and approaches for managing impoundments and other habitats for shorebirds. Instruction is conducted both in the classroom and in the field.
Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

* Identify common shorebirds and their habitats
* Describe and perform simple shorebird survey techniques
* Describe how to integrate shorebird habitat management strategies with existing wetland management projects

Date: October 29 - November 1, 2013

Location: Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Olympia, WA

Who Should Attend: Biologists and other natural resource professionals participating in shorebird inventories or management activities.

Length: 3.5 days

To register: Register online at http://training.fws.gov using DOILearn, the Department of the Interior's Learning Management System

Information:

http://nctc.fws.gov/NCTCWeb/catalog/CourseDetail.aspx?CourseCodeLong=FWS-CLM2119

Contact: Dave Lemarie at 304-876-7490 (Dave_Lemarie at fws.gov<mailto:Dave_Lemarie at fws.gov>) for more information including tuition fees.




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