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WHAT'S NEW AT THE ASPB

It's time to to renew! You can find more information regarding managing your registration during renewals on the FAQ for Existing Members page. Just a reminder that the registration year is 1 January to 31 December, and in order to in good standing and eligible to use the protected title, your fees for the current year must be paid.

New this year: The late renewal fee (applied 1 March) for BIT, P Biol and Temporary Withdrawn is $100. To re-classify to Temporary Withdrawn or Associated Biologist, you must first submit your CCP for 2021.

Potential and current applicants, please review the FAQ for Applicants. Most of your questions can be answered on this page.

 Beki Snyder, Manager of Operations

Workshops, Seminars & Courses

These events are offered by the organizations named in the listings and are neither conducted nor endorsed by the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists unless specifically stated.

UPCOMING EVENTS

TRAINING PROVIDERS

SALMTEC

SALMTEC has announced the following new course offerings and training programs.

Alberta Wetland Policy Basics Online Course

Registration Link   https://www.salmtec.com/courses/wetland-policy-basics
This short online course was designed for anyone interested in Alberta's wetlands and is looking for an overview of the various components associated with the Alberta Wetland Policy. The course takes over two hours to complete and includes online theory, interactive quizzes, and offline activities. A certificate of Completion awarded to those that complete the optional quizzes with a passing grade.

Alberta Soil Information Viewer Online Course

Registration Link     https://www.salmtec.com/courses/soil-information-viewer-course This short online course was designed for both new and existing users who want to learn more about the Alberta Soil Information Viewer, an online mapping tool that provides access to the Agricultural Region of Alberta Soil Inventory Database (AGRASID) soil and landscape polygons and associated attributes. This is a snackable learning opportunity that can be completed in about an hour, and was designed to provide a basic understanding of the online Soil Information Viewer by illustrating use of soil and landscape information in both crop and biophysical assessment applications.

Understanding ACIMS Tools Online Course

Registration Link    https://www.salmtec.com/courses/understanding-acims-tools This short online course was designed for both new users and existing users who want to learn more about Alberta’s Conservation Information Management System, which houses species data, useful in a variety of land management applications. This is a snackable learning opportunity that can be completed in about an hour, and was designed to provide a basic understanding of how species data are collected and processed, and how to see where species occur in Alberta, using the ACIMS Online Mapping Tool.

Navigating the Alberta Soil Information Viewer Video Short

Registration Link: https://salmtec.myshopify.com/ This free, short video provides a tour of the Alberta Soil Information Viewer to provide you with a basic understanding of how to navigate in this online tool and some of its applications.

 Wetland Water Cycle Video Short

Registration Link: https://salmtec.myshopify.com/ Dr. Adamus, WET developer, narrates the water cycle of a wetland in this free, short video, describing wetland water inputs (precipitation, surface runoff, groundwater discharge) and outputs (evaporation, evapotranspiration, surface outflow, groundwater recharge) as they relate to a wetland's water balance.

NRTG
(Natural Resources Training Group)

. Wildlife Survey Field Methods (ONLINE) - January 11, 13, 18, 2022
· Environmental DNA (eDNA) Methods (ONLINE) - January 10-11, 2022
· Fish Habitat Restoration - Prescription Development (ONLINE) - January 10, 2022
· Fish Habitat Restoration - Instream Techniques (ONLINE) - January 11-12, 2022
· Ichthyology (ONLINE) - January 17-18, 2022
· Aboriginal Guardian Program - (Online) - January 24 - February 25, 2022
· Technical Writing for Professionals (ONLINE) - January 27-28, 2022
· Technical Writing for Professionals - Proposals (ONLINE) - January 31, 2022

For the full calendar of upcoming courses the link is here:

 https://www.nrtraininggroup.com/nrtg-course-schedule



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