Northwest Environmental Training Center (NWETC)

4 training found


  • Biology

  • Pacific Salmonids: Ecology

    Pacific Salmonids: Ecology

    Salmonids, including Pacific salmon and trout, are an important component of ecologic and economic health in western North America. Salmon and trout of the Pacific Coast have continued to evolve in the face of natural disturbances such as floods, fires, volcanoes, wind-throw and disease. In fact, these influences have helped these species maintain their resiliency. Even when natural disturbances have been severe their effects have remained localized,...

  • Pacific Salmonids: Spawning Habitat Restoration

    Pacific Salmonids: Spawning Habitat Restoration

    How can we restore form and function to rivers, streams, and wetlands that support Pacific Salmon? This course provides the intellectual tools to tackle assessment monitoring and restoration design of Pacific salmonid habitat. History of salmonid habitat restoration – How long have salmon issues been issues? How have we responded? What’s been working and what hasn’t? Ecohydraulics – How does stream flow affect salmonid ecology and...

  • Habitat Site Restoration

    Habitat Site Restoration

    This 2-day course provides participants first with a broad overview of Site Restoration/Mitigation, and then expands to an examination of specific steps used for innovative restoration and mitigation planning and implementation, applicable to western North America.

  • Habitat Restoration Webinar Series 2015: Planning and Implementing a Successful Restoration Plan

    Habitat Restoration Webinar Series 2015: Planning and Implementing a Successful Restoration Plan

    Part 1: Creating A Restoration Plan: (6 hours, 3 sessions) Habitat restoration/mitigation programs should address all aspects of a site’s ecosystem, rather than simply enhancing a particular species or group of species. With this in mind, the course material is designed to introduce a complete approach. Attendees will learn to assess site needs, and to create a plan that addresses them using the complete approach. However, since there are times when...