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Wildlife Management Field Techniques: Ecological Conservation

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Length

15 Hours

Format

Languages

English

Start Dates

June 1, 2023

Registration Deadlines

March 15, 2024

About this microcredential

This microcredential is one of six training opportunities to prepare participants to work as an Ecological Conservationist and can be taken in any order or on their own.

Water and wildlife are two of Canada’s most precious resources. It is important to not only understand the ecology of each but also to manage them. In this microcredential, participants will work through a variety of scenarios to develop tools and techniques for dealing with wildlife. Participants will demonstrate fundamental field skills in wildlife management and the ethics and species involved. This microcredential is the sixth of a suite of six training opportunities to prepare participants to work as an Ecological Conservationist.

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What will you learn?

Learners will be able to:

  • Discuss preventative and control techniques for wildlife management.
  • Discuss the species involved in wildlife damage.
  • Document wildlife incidents appropriately.

How does this prepare you for the low carbon economy?

Water and wildlife are two of Canada’s most precious resources. Businesses such as environmental tourism rely on abundant clean water and well-managed wildlife. Businesses such as mining and manufacturing must understand wildlife techniques that support a healthy aquatic and wildlife ecology. All Canadians and businesses need to be cognizant of how to maintain the health and well-being of this resource. Understanding how lowering the carbon footprint to have the least impact on the environment is essential.