Do you get a lot of questions from the public about birds that stymie you? This may be the course for you! The National Conservation Training Center of the U.S. Fish & Widlife Service would like to announce a course in Basic Bird Biology (CSP 2100) that takes place at Tualatin NWR in Portland, Oregon, from June 1 through 5, 2015.
This extensive survey course on bird biology and ecology is designed to provide you with the ability to integrate ecological knowledge and thinking into your daily work process. The goal of the course is to provide you the ecological knowledge to handle basic questions or problems regarding migratory birds. During the course, you will have hands-on learning about bird morphology, behavior, habitat selection, identification, and regulatory protections. You will also work with live and preserved specimens.
Who Should Attend
Individuals who interact with the public and would like to be able to answer basic bird ecology questions; permits specialists, law enforcement, inspectors, administration, park rangers, outdoor recreation planners.