Electrofishing Certification Field Session

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Backpack electrofishing is a popular fish sampling methods used to capture and sample fish. The NRTG Electrofishing Certification course is a 1.5 day online and field-based training program where students learn how to operate a backpack electrofishing unit safely and effectively.

Each NRTG course includes free, lifetime admission. Enrol once – come back anytime.

NRTG is the leading provider of electrofishing training in Canada. Since 1994, NRTG staff have successfully trained more than 10,000 Canadian industry practitioners in the practice of safe and effective electrofishing. NRTG personnel are highly respected and recognized leaders in the delivery of backpack and boat electrofishing certification training.

Who attends?

Course participants typically include current fisheries field technicians and biologists, other environmental professionals requiring ‘fish and fish habitat’ training, resource workers, individuals new to the industry and graduates of other natural resource-related programs.

How do I attend?

This course is available for individual registration via our website schedule page, or on contract to organizations/community groups. Are interested in a contract delivery of this course? If so, please contact us.

What should I bring or supply?

Leak-free chestwaders with non-slip footwear (felt, cleat or rubber soled wading shoes or wader boots), field binder with waterproof paper, appropriate field clothing, bag lunch and refreshment each day.

Please ensure your wading equipment is free of invasives and Whirling disease. More information is found here.

Next Available Course

Course NameElectrofishing Certification - Online (self-paced) & North Vancouver, July 25th, 2024
Course DatesJuly 25, 2024 - July 25, 2024
InstructorsGwen Schroeder
ContactFor inquiries on this course, please contact NRTG at:
1-877-388-2172 info@nrtraininggroup.com

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