Fisheries Technician Training


This course will focus on preparing you to work as a fisheries technician I.  The course will be focused on developing skills needed to stay in a remote fish camp and assist in collecting fisheries data that will support salmon stock assessments.  The bulk of this class will be spent at a camp on the Wood River and will include a focus on skiff operations and basic maintenance/troubleshooting, bear safety including shotgun training, and learning different methods of data collection, both through counting and with a seine.  There will also be different biologists and scientists that will be sharing their stories and experience in their fisheries science careers to give a better sense of these career opportunities.  At the completion of the program you will be ready to apply for work as a fisheries technician. 

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September 25th – 30th



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Age Requirement: None
Prerequisites: None

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