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AIS Detector Core Course - Minneapolis

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Date

Add to Calendar 2023-05-05 09:00:00 2023-05-05 17:00:00 AIS Detector Core Course - Minneapolis The AIS Detectors Core Course is an introduction to aquatic invasive species (AIS) science, identification and surveillance. You will learn how to identify and report invasive species, best practices for preventing the spread of AIS, relevant rules and regulations, and how to search for AIS on your own. This course consists of two portions: a self-paced online course and a live workshop with the instructors. The self-paced online course takes approximately 8 hours to complete. It is followed by either a one day in-person workshop or two 3-hour virtual workshops. The self-paced online content must be completed prior to the start of the live workshops. You must complete both workshop sessions in order to receive credit for the course and become a Certified AIS Detector. The self-paced online course opens on Monday, April 3, 2023. You will receive a link to the online course after registering. Learn more about AIS Detector workshops. Hennepin Energy Recovery Center Hennepin Energy Recovery Center Hennepin Energy Recovery Center America/Chicago public

Time

Central time

Location

Hennepin Energy Recovery Center
435 North 5th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Contact

Megan Weber, mmweber@umn.edu or 763-767-3874

The AIS Detectors Core Course is an introduction to aquatic invasive species (AIS) science, identification and surveillance. You will learn how to identify and report invasive species, best practices for preventing the spread of AIS, relevant rules and regulations, and how to search for AIS on your own.

This course consists of two portions: a self-paced online course and a live workshop with the instructors. The self-paced online course takes approximately 8 hours to complete. It is followed by either a one day in-person workshop or two 3-hour virtual workshops.

The self-paced online content must be completed prior to the start of the live workshops. You must complete both workshop sessions in order to receive credit for the course and become a Certified AIS Detector.

The self-paced online course opens on Monday, April 3, 2023. You will receive a link to the online course after registering.

Learn more about AIS Detector workshops.

Audience

The Community Member track is for those who are planning to volunteer as AIS Detectors and who are not conducting AIS activities professionally.

Cost

Free

Registration for the Minneapolis and Wayzata workshops are available at no cost this year thanks to a sponsorship from Hennepin County Environment & Energy.

Registration

To attend this in-person session for the core course, select "EXT XFO.0063 - Minneapolis" on the registration page. Registration closes on May 1 at 11:59 p.m. 

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