How does this program differ from Avian Nest Sweeps?

The ability to remove amphibians and reptiles safely and effectively from a work site is an important skill for environmental professionals. This two-day applied course provides students with key skills and knowledge to capture, identify and handle specimens, effectively plan and conduct a herptiles mitigation project, and prevent disease transfer.

The two-day, fully online Avian Nest Sweeps and Monitoring Methods training program will train participants to perform efficient, effective, and ecologically responsible nest sweeps for breeding birds. After completing this course participants will understand the regulatory and environmental drivers behind this practice and be prepared to plan and conduct these specialized surveys. Being able to perform nest sweeps thoroughly and efficiently is a valuable and applicable skill for environmental professionals.