Fisheries Field Techniques
A one-day review of standard fisheries field techniques common to fish and fish habitat inventory and assessment projects in Canada. Participants learn to complete project planning, scheduling, and field safety procedures, as well as plan and manage field (site) sampling programs. Participants also learn proper use, care and maintenance of field measurement equipment, and learn to conduct 15 standard field measurements and water quality monitoring techniques.
Class vs Field:
Class: 0.5 days; Field: 0.5 days
This program will train individuals to effectively and safely plan and execute fish and fish habitat-related field projects. This course provides participants with essential or key field skills required for a wide variety of fisheries field projects and programs.
No formal prerequisites exist.
Leak-proof chestwaders, polarized sunglasses, hat with a brim, wading belt, non-slip footwear, appropriate personal field wear, leather work gloves and overall bib pants (recommended).
Course schedule information is available here.
Registration information is available here.
Groups and/or individuals wishing to set-up a delivery of this course in their community can do so by contacting
Darren Hebert, NREP Manager