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Upcoming Courses


12/10/2019 12/12/2019 (Albuquerque, NM) BLM-TC-1430-53/FWS/NPS-SUPSKILLS BLM/FWS/NPS Supervisory Skills Workshop - Contact: emily_santamaria@fws.gov


12/16/2019 12/18/2019 (NCTC) FWS-CLM 8204 Communicating Science - Distilling Your Message - Contact: emily_santamaria@fws.gov


12/16/2019 12/18/2019 (NCTC) FWS-CLM 8136 Strategies and Tactics for the Experienced Conservation Negotiator - Contact: wendy_contrael@fws.gov


1/8/2020 3/25/2020 (Online) FWS-ALC3193 Climate AcademyContact: amanda_cucchi@fws.gov


1/13/2020 1/17/2020 (NCTC) FWS-LED6176 Introduction to Team LeadershipContact: emily_santamaria@fws.gov


1/13/2020 1/17/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP2101 Applied Landscape-Scale Conservation BiologyContact: brenda_hooper@fws.gov


1/13/2020 1/17/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP1004 Data Wrangling with RContact: sharon_howard@fws.gov


1/14/2020 1/17/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CLM8134 Business Communications – Contact: amanda_cucchi@fws.gov


1/14/2020 1/30/2020 (Online) FWS-CLM8251 Visitor Services Planning -  Contact: shannon_m_connors@fws.gov


1/14/2020 5/5/2020 (Online) FWS-CSP3156a Modeling Principles for Natural Resource Management (Beginner Track) - Contact: katie_poston@fws.gov


1/14/2020 5/5/2020 (Online) FWS-CSP3156b Modeling Principles for Natural Resources Management (Intermediate Track) - Contact: katie_poston@fws.gov


1/21/2020 5/5/2020 (Online) FWS-CSP1104 Conservation Biology and Modeling - Contact: katie_poston@fws.gov


1/27/2020 1/31/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP1003 Field Data Management using MS Access - Contact: sharon_howard@fws.gov


1/27/2020 1/31/2020 (Onalaska, WI) FWS-CSP1150 Introduction to Fish Health - Contact: shannon_m_connors@fws.gov


1/27/2020 1/31/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP1150 Introduction to Fish Health – Contact: shannon_m_connors@fws.gov


1/27/2020 1/31/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CLM2150 Building a Strong Refuge System Biological ProgramContact: brenda_hooper@fws.gov


2/3/2020 2/6/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP7304 FWS GeoSpatial Training Workshop –  Contact: sharon_howard@fws.gov


2/3/2020 2/7/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP3116 Interagency Consultation for Endangered SpeciesContact: brenda_hooper@fws.gov


2/10/2020 2/13/2020 (NCTC) FWS-LED5240 USFWS Foundations: Discover Your Service –  Contact: wendy_contrael@fws.gov


2/10/2020 2/14/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CLM7177 NWRS Conservation EasementsContact: shannon_m_connors@fws.gov


2/10/2020 2/14/2020 (NCTC) FWS-ALC3171 Introduction to Structured Decision MakingContact: amanda_cucchi@fws.gov


2/10/2020 2/14/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP4210 Statistical Modeling for ConservationContact: katie_poston@fws.gov


2/11/2020 2/14/2020 (NCTC) BLM-TC-1430-53/FWS/NPS-SUPSKILLS BLM/FWS/NPS Supervisory Skills WorkshopContact: emily_santamaria@fws.gov


2/19/2020 2/21/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CLM8228 Improving Conservation Outcomes through Social Science IntegrationContact: wendy_contrael@fws.gov


2/24/2020 2/28/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP3115 Endangered Species Listing and Candidate AssessmentContact: brenda_hooper@fws.gov


2/24/2020 2/28/2020 (Marble Falls, TX) FWS-CLM8244  Process of Interpretive Planning - Contact: shannon_m_connors@fws.gov


2/25/2020 2/28/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP7205 Creating Maps that Work -  Contact: katie_poston@fws.gov


3/4/2020 3/25/2020 (Online) FWS-OUT8103 Integrating Education Standards in Your Education and Outreach Programs - Contact: wendy_contrael@fws.gov


3/9/2020 3/12/2020 (Washington, DC) FWS-CLM8196 Congressional Operations Seminar - Contact: emily_santamaria@fws.gov


3/9/2020 3/13/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP1004 Data Wrangling with R - Contact: katie_poston@fws.gov


3/9/2020 3/13/2020 (NCTC) FWS-ALC3190 Decision Analysis: Elicitation and Facilitation -   Contact: amanda_cucchi@fws.gov


3/16/2020 3/20/2020 (NCTC) FWS-ALC3191 Decision Analysis: Tools -   Contact: amanda_cucchi@fws.gov


3/23/2020 3/27/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP3116 Interagency Consultation for Endangered Species - Contact: brenda_hooper@fws.gov


3/23/2020 3/27/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP3200 Stream Habitat Measurement Techniques  Contact: michele_atha@fws.gov


3/24/2020 3/25/2020 (Honolulu, HI) FWS-ALC3914 Climate Adaptation Workshop - Contact: wendy_contrael@fws.gov


3/24/2020 3/26/2020 (Anchorage, AK) BLM-TC-1430-53/FWS/NPS-SUPSKILLS BLM/FWS/NPS Supervisory Skills Workshop - Contact: emily_santamaria@fws.gov


3/24/2020 3/26/2020 (Portland, OR) BLM-TC-1430-53/FWS/NPS-SUPSKILLS BLM/FWS/NPS Supervisory Skills Workshop  - Contact: emily_santamaria@fws.gov


3/30/2020 4/3/2020(NCTC) FWS-CSP4250 Conservation Area Design using Marxan - Contact: sharon_howard@fws.gov


3/30/2020 4/3/2020 (NCTC) FWS-ALC3128 Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation - Contact: brenda_hooper@fws.gov


4/6/2020 4/29/2020 (Online) FWS-CLM8240 Interpretive Foundations -  Contact: wendy_contrael@fws.gov


4/13/2020 4/17/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP1003 Field Data Management using MS Access - Contact: sharon_howard@fws.gov


4/13/2020 4/17/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP3910 Introduction to Species Status Assessment -  Contact: brenda_hooper@fws.gov


4/14/2020 4/16/2020 (Sacramento, CA) BLM-TC-1430-53/FWS/NPS-SUPSKILLS BLM/FWS/NPS Supervisory Skills Workshop - Contact: emily_santamaria@fws.gov


4/20/2020 4/24/2020 (Cedar Key, FL) FWS-CSP2304 Modeling for Endangered Species Management - Contact: sharon_howard@fws.gov


4/20/2020 4/24/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP3210 Applied Fluvial GeomorphologyContact: michele_atha@fws.gov


4/27/2020 5/1/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP2100 Basic Bird Biology –  Contact: emily_santamaria@fws.gov


4/27/2020 5/1/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP2111 Evaluating Acoustic Bat Surveys for ESA Compliance - Contact: shannon_m_connors@fws.gov


4/27/2020 5/1/2020 (NCTC) CSP4141 Occupancy Modeling -  Contact: sharon_howard@fws.gov  


4/27/2020 5/1/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP3310 River Morphology and Applications - Contact: michele_atha@fws.gov


5/4/2020 5/8/2020 (St. Marks, FL) FWS-CSP3130 Advanced Plant Identification: Grasses, Sedges, Rushes and Composites - Contact: shannon_m_connors@fws.gov


5/11/2020 5/15/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP2102 Migratory Bird Conservation - A Trust Responsibility - Contact: brenda_hooper@fws.gov


5/18/2020 5/22/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP2000A Emerging Topics in Conservation Science Workshop – eDNA - Contact: amanda_cucchi@fws.gov


5/18/2020 5/22/2020 (NCTC) FWS-LED6176 Introduction to Team Leadership - Contact: emily_santamaria@fws.gov


5/19/2020 5/22/2020 (NCTC) FWS-LED5127 Financial Foundations for Administrative Professionals - Contact: wendy_contrael@fws.gov


6/1/2020 6/4/2020 (NCTC) FWS-LED5240 USFWS Foundations: Discover Your Service - Contact: wendy_contrael@fws.gov


6/1/2020 6/5/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP3127 Partners for Fish and Wildlife (PFW) Habitat Restoration - Contact: brenda_hooper@fws.gov


6/1/2020 6/5/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP7306 Watershed Analysis and Hydrologic Modeling - Contact: katie_poston@fws.gov


6/2/2020 6/4/2020 (NCTC) FWS-ALC3184 Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments - Contact: amanda_cucchi@fws.gov


6/8/2020 6/11/2020 (NCTC) FWS-OUT8163 Connecting People with Nature Through Birds - Contact: wendy_contrael@fws.gov


6/8/2020 6/11/2020 (NCTC) FWS-ALC3916 Planning for a Changing Climate - Contact: katie_poston@fws.gov


6/8/2020 6/12/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP3116 Interagency Consultation for Endangered Species - Contact: brenda_hooper@fws.gov


6/8/2020 6/12/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP1103 Freshwater Mussel Identification -Contact: shannon_m_connors@fws.gov


6/8/2020 6/12/2020 (NCTC) FWS-LED6166 Advanced Supervision: Building On Experience - Contact: emily_santamaria@fws.gov


6/9/2020 6/12/2020 (NCTC) BLM-TC-1430-53/FWS/NPS-SUPSKILLS BLM/FWS/NPS Supervisory Skills Workshop - Contact: emily_santamaria@fws.gov


6/15/2020 6/19/2020 (NCTC) FWS-ALC3199 Collaboration and Conflict Transformation in Multi-Party Processes - Contact: amanda_cucchi@fws.gov


6/15/2020 6/19/2020 (NCTC) FWS-OUT8072 Recruit Retain Reactivate Training R3 - Contact: katie_poston@fws.gov


6/15/2020 6/19/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP3117 Habitat Conservation Planning for Endangered Species - Contact: shannon_m_connors@fws.gov


6/22/2020 6/23/2020 (NCTC) FWS-LED5030 Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence - Contact: TBD


6/23/2020 6/25/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP7307 Data Science Management Workshop - Contact: katie_poston@fws.gov


6/24/2020 6/25/2020 (NCTC) FWS-LED5153 Crucial Conversations Workshop – FWS - Contact: TBD


7/6/20207/17/2020 (Troutdale, OR) FWS-CSP1100 Coldwater Fish Culture - Contact: sharon_howard@fws.gov


7/9/2020 8/13/2020 (Online) FWS-OUT8067 Implementing a Successful Citizen Science Effort -   Contact: shannon_m_connors@fws.gov


7/13/2020 7/17/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CLM3167 Critical Writing/Critical Thinking -Contact: wendy_contrael@fws.gov


7/13/2020 7/17/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP3173 Endangered Species Recovery Planning and Implementation - Contact: brenda_hooper@fws.gov


7/13/2020 7/17/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP3134 Effect Pathway Manager: Building a Decision Support Tool for Consultation - Contact: brenda_hooper@fws.gov


7/13/2020 7/17/2020 (NCTC) FWS-ALC3138 Advanced Structured Decision Making Practicum -   Contact: amanda_cucchi@fws.gov


7/20/2020 7/24/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP3107 Wetland Plant Identification - Contact: michele_atha@fws.gov


7/20/2020 7/24/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP4220 Species Distribution Modeling - Contact: sharon_howard@fws.gov


7/21/2020 7/23/2020 (NCTC) BLM-TC-1430-53/FWS/NPS-SUPSKILLS BLM/FWS/NPS Supervisory Skills Workshop - Contact: emily_santamaria@fws.gov


7/21/2020 7/24/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP7102 GIS Introduction - ArcGIS ProContact: katie_poston@fws.gov


7/27/2020 7/31/2020 (NCTC) FWS-ALC3171 Introduction to Structured Decision Making - Contact: amanda_cucchi@fws.gov


8/3/2020 8/7/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP3133 Restoration Policy, Planning, and Partnering -Contact: brenda_hooper@fws.gov


8/3/2020 8/7/2020 (Middlebury, VT) FWS-CSP3106 Wetland Assessment, Restoration and Management - Contact: michele_atha@fws.gov


8/3/2020 9/2/2020 (Online) FWS-CLM8114 Volunteer Recruitment and Management - Contact: wendy_contrael@fws.gov


8/3/2020 8/14/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CLM7178 Realty Academy- Contact: shannon_m_connors@fws.gov


8/4/2020 8/7/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CLM5309 Refuge Improvement Act - Contact: brenda_hooper@fws.gov


8/10/2020 8/14/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP7204 GIS Intermediate - Contact: sharon_howard@fws.gov


8/10/2020 8/14/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP3148 Applied Conservation Genetics -Contact: brenda_hooper@fws.gov


8/17/2020 8/20/2020 (NCTC) FWS-LED5240 USFWS Foundations: Discover Your Service -Contact: wendy_contrael@fws.gov


8/17/2020 8/21/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP1140 Freshwater Fish Culture - Contact: shannon_m_connors@fws.gov


8/24/2020 8/26/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CLM8135 Negotiation Skills for Conservation Professionals: Building a Foundation - Contact: amanda_cucchi@fws.gov


8/24/2020 8/28/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP4230 Design and Analysis of Biological Monitoring - Contact: katie_poston@fws.gov


8/24/2020 8/28/2020 (NCTC)FWS-CSP3116 Interagency Consultation for Endangered Species - Contact: brenda_hooper@fws.gov


8/24/2020 8/28/2020 (Spokane, WA) FWS-CSP3119 Pesticides and Fish and Wildlife Resources - Contact: shannon_m_connors@fws.gov


8/27/2020 8/28/2020 (NCTC) FWS-OUT8052 Designing a Long-term Phenology Monitoring Program for Management and Outreach - Contact: sharon_howard@fws.gov


9/1/2020 9/3/2020  (NCTC)  FWS-CLM7158  Digital Communications in Conservation Training Workshop - Contact: katie_poston@fws.gov


9/14/2020 9/15/2020 (NCTC) FWS-LED5153 Crucial Conversations Workshop – FWS - Contact: wendy_contrael@fws.gov


9/14/2020 9/18/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP1102 Freshwater Mussel Propagation for Restoration -     Contact: shannon_m_connors@fws.gov


9/15/2020 9/17/2020 (NCTC) BLM-TC-1430-53/FWS/NPS-SUPSKILLS BLM/FWS/NPS Supervisory Skills Workshop - Contact: emily_santamaria@fws.gov


9/16/2020 9/17/2020 (NCTC) FWS-LED5030 Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence - Contact: wendy_contrael@fws.gov


9/21/2020 9/25/2020 (NCTC) FWS-ALC3176 Adaptive Management: Structured Decision Making for Recurrent Decisions - Contact: amanda_cucchi@fws.gov


9/21/2020 9/25/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CSP3121 Integrating NEPA into FWS Activities - Contact: brenda_hooper@fws.gov


9/21/2020 9/25/2020 (NCTC) FWS-SAF4101/USGS-SAF-MOICC Motorboat Operator Instructor (MOICC) Certification - Contact: michele_atha@fws.gov


9/28/2020 10/2/2020 (NCTC) FWS-CLM8226 Human Dimensions Foundations of Natural Resource Conservation - Contact: TBD