Course Announcement: Principles of Modeling for Conservation Planning and Analysis

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Course Announcement: Principles of Modeling for Conservation Planning and Analysis

Time: November 3, 2014 to November 7, 2014
Location: National Conservation Training Center
City/Town: Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Website or Map: http://training.fws.gov
Event Type: training, course
Organized By: National Conservation Training Center
Latest Activity: Jul 28, 2014

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Event Description

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced an upcoming course: Principles of Modeling for Conservation Planning and Analysis, November 3-7 at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV.

 

WHO: Biologists and decision-makers involved in preparing or evaluating documents supporting decisions on conservation issues.
Participants are not required to be skilled in mathematics or computing, although familiarity with how the results of models can be applied is beneficial.


WHAT you will Learn:
Participants will acquire knowledge of the techniques and concepts of modeling for natural resources. Session topics include introductions to Modeling, Decision Analysis, Expert Systems, Ecosystem Modeling, and Spatially Explicit Models and their use in making conservation decisions. Lecture and discussions include hands-on experience with spreadsheets that illustrate the values, limitations, and appropriate applications of models.

WHEN and WHERE:
Take advantage of this rare opportunity, November 3-7, 2014, to participate in the instructor led course: Principles of Modeling for Conservation Planning and Analysis at NCTC, in Shepherdstown, WV.

HOW: Register early as seats are limited. Please register online at http://training.fws.gov
Please view the attached course announcement for more details: ALC3149%20Announcement_Nov_2014.pdf

 

CONTACT:
Alan Temple at 304-876-7440 or alan_temple@fws.gov

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