Format: Online and field training
Acquire formal training on project design and learn critical considerations for lab/sample-testing protocols, including data interpretation, in this two-day online training program. Learn effective survey design, sample collection, project implementation and reporting.
- Identify limitations and advantages of eDNA, including its use relative to conventional survey methods
- Recognize opportunities where eDNA methods may confer efficiencies, in time and cost, relative to conventional methods.
- Design and conduct an eDNA study and be familiar with field sampling methods and protocol to ensure successful project delivery.
- Identify procedural requirements for safe handling, transport and storage of eDNA samples.
- Identify and meet project requirements, from ‘cradle-to-grave’ including considerations for primer development, sample design, project budgeting, implementation and reporting.
- Collect samples efficiently and effectively
- Conduct sample collection field skills for lotic and lentic environments
- Identify critical reporting requirements to ensure accuracy and transparency
This Course Includes
- Free, lifetime access
Access to a computer and the Internet.
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Next Available Course
|Course Name||Environmental Field Skills Program (EFS) - Online, Feb 14 - Mar 4, 2022|
|Course Dates||February 14, 2022 - February 14, 2022|
|Instructors||Instructors will be announced at a later date.|
|Contact||For inquiries on this course, please contact NRTG at:|