Snorkel Survey Procedures
A 1.5-day practical review of standard snorkel survey procedures common to North America. Participants spend one day in-stream, learning essential skills for completing detailed adult and juvenile fish population estimates, habitat assessments, spawning surveys, and impact assessments. In class, participants learn proper equipment selection, usage, and maintenance, standard data recording and management, as well as key safety planning and practices.
Class vs Field:
Class: 0.5 days; Field: 1.0 days
This program will train personnel to be capable to conduct detailed (and quantitative) snorkel survey procedures for: fish population estimation, habitat assessments, spawner and redd inventory, and environmental impact assessment.
Swiftwater Safety Operations (SS0) or equivalent Rescue Canada training.
Personal field wear. Note: course registration fee includes: dry suite rental, mask, snorkel and associated snorkel accessories.
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