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  • FAC-350WR Webinar RECORDED | NWETC
    this course is for you If your job is facilitating groups but travel problems get in the way this course is for you If you already have a lot of online meetings but are not satisfied with their productivity this course is for you All attendees will receive prepared material demonstrations of online facilitation techniques and tools and access to resources you can use after the course At the end of this course you will be able to Design and implement a facilitation that is appropriate for the online environment Pick and use the online meeting support tools that are a best fit for the purpose of your meeting Manage the group discussion and teamwork to ensure forward momentum to arrive at a definitive closure Manage participation to keep everyone engaged and on task Why Take This Course This webinar will equip you with knowledge and tools for creating and facilitating online meetings to share information evaluate options or decide something You will learn how to tackle some of these common challenges Adapt face to face techniques with appropriate online techniques and technology Keeping remote participants engaged Minimizing distractions and multi tasking Collecting feedback from remote participants Managing people when you can t see non verbal cues Bringing the online meeting to closure and getting a clear decision For additional information see these articles by instructor Michael Fraidenburg Good Practices for Interactive Online Meetings Tips for Successful Online Facilitation Getting Meetings Off to a Good Start Continuing Education Units CEUs More Information Course Topics Introduction Why meet online Characteristics of an online meeting Challenges of facilitating online meetings Planning an online meeting Good management behaviors for online meetings Tools to make your facilitation more successful Generative Facilitation Online facilitation techniques when you have to generate new material Evaluative Facilitation Online facilitation techniques when you have to evaluate and compare options Decision Facilitation Online facilitation techniques when you have to get a group to decide something How to get teamwork done via online methods How to get planning and organizing done via online methods Evaluating online meetings Best management practices tips About the Instructor Michael Fraidenburg Mike Fraidenburg designs and delivers facilitation services ranging in format from small technical and task oriented workgroups to large audience conferences He has extensive experience facilitating science intensive issues and as a certified mediator using interest based bargaining techniques to create consensus in his facilitations His facilitation experience includes international scientific review panels discovery and coordination meetings of regional groups e g data managers programmers statisticians and program evaluations and strategic planning Mike has been facilitating online meetings to collect citizen participation input create consensus opinions of advisory groups conduct strategic and operational planning and for training other facilitators in online facilitation techniques What to Bring N A Billing Information In order to guarantee a space in a course the tuition must be paid in full TWO WEEKS before the first day of the course by either check or credit card State and government agencies

    Original URL path: https://www.nwetc.org/course-catalog/fac-350wr-webinar-recorded (2016-02-12)
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  • GHYD-450 Mar 8-9, 2016 | NWETC
    the most common inorganic organic and persistent contaminants such as fuel hydrocarbons metals 1 4 dioxane perchlorates and chlorinated hydrocarbons Case studies and active engagement with the attendees will be used to reinforce the points presented in lecture Understanding the topics covered will provide attendees with a current and better informed perspective on the practice of groundwater investigation and remediation This course provides a good overview of remedial technologies including course studies J Mefford December 2013 Good short course for introduction Very good technical knowledge of chemistry and geology modeling A Kar December 2013 CEC s 13 Technical CEC s Snacks and drinks provided throughout the day If you have any difficulties or questions regarding registration please call 425 270 3274 ext 100 Please wait to receive a course confirmation email roughly one month prior to the class before making any travel arrangements Continuing Education Units 1 30 CEUs More Information Course Topics Groundwater Contamination Problem Definition Drivers that Mandate Action The Importance of Conceptual Site Modeling Basic Hydrogeological Concepts Common Organic Contaminants Common Inorganic Contaminants Contaminant Fate and Transport in Groundwater Overview of Remedial Technologies for Organic Contaminants in Groundwate Overview of Remedial Technologies for Inorganic Contaminants in Groundwater Case Studies of Groundwater Contamination About the Instructor Mark E Selman P E With over 32 years of experience in environmental science and engineering as a project engineer project manager senior engineer and technical director Mark Selman Senior Engineer with SoundEarth Strategies brings a wealth of practical knowledge and experience in environmental problem solving to the classroom He has broad based experience for both public and private sector clients in CERCLA emergency response time critical response actions National Priority List NPL remedial investigations feasibility studies remedial design and remedial actions RCRA compliance facility investigations and corrective measures studies and implementation Mark served as Technical Director for a development company engaged exclusively in Brownfields property acquisition and redevelopment supporting due diligence liability transfer and cleanup cost analysis His depth of experience in designing and applying remedial solutions has guided many public and private sector clients to successful and cost effective solutions to their challenging environmental projects What to Bring Pen or pencil and paper if you don t want to take notes in your manual Drinks Snacks and Lunch will be provided each day Billing Information In order to guarantee a space in a course the tuition must be paid in full TWO WEEKS before the first day of the course by either check or credit card State and government agencies paying with a purchase order are allowed payment under the two week time frame if a copy of the purchase order is received by NWETC If You Need to Cancel Cancellations With 31 or more days notice we will offer a 100 refund or credit towards a future course The credit is good for one year and may be applied to any course With 30 8 days notice we will offer a course credit towards a future course The credit

    Original URL path: https://www.nwetc.org/course-catalog/ghyd-450-mar-8-9-2016 (2016-02-12)
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  • Mark E. Selman, P.E. | NWETC
    Persuasive Communication and Presentation of Environmental Projects Collaborative Negotiation Skills for Environmental Professionals Conflict Resolution Skills for Environmental Professionals Collaborative Negotiations and Conflict Management for Environmental Professionals When the Heat is On Persuasive Speaking on Environmental Risk Controversies and High Stakes Topics Facilitating Remote and Online Meetings Essential Success Skills Effective Speaking When The Heat is On Lean and Six Sigma for Environmental Professionals Introduction to Process Improvement Webinar RECORDED Lean and Six Sigma for Environmental Professionals Tools for Process Improvement Course 2 RECORDED Lean and Six Sigma for Environmental Professionals Full Series Webinar Recording New Test of the Testiest Tests Public Relations and Collaboration Challenges Intensive Facilitating Online and Remote Meetings Webinar RECORDED Policy Regulations MTCA Spreadsheets Workshop Oregon Erosion and Sediment Control 1200 C Permit Workshop Writing Policies and Procedures Tribal Environmental Regulation and Jurisdiction Introduction to the California Environmental Quality Act CEQA Model Toxics Control Act An Introduction Model Toxics Control Act Establishing Soil Groundwater and Surface Water Cleanup New Approaches and Implementation Methods for Municipal Stormwater Management NEPA CEQA Integration National Environmental Policy Act NEPA Writing the Perfect EA FONSI or EIS Industrial Stormwater Management Workshop Advanced NEPA Taking the National Environmental Policy Act to the Next Level Natural Resource Damage Assessment Workshop Writing a Quality Assurance Project Plan QAPP NEPA Writing and Evaluating an EIS or EA FONSI Remediation Toxicology Principles of Quality Assurance and Quality Control in Environmental Field Programs Introduction to Aquatic Toxicology Planning and Preparing an Ecological Risk Assessment Management and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments Brownfield Site Restoration and Remediation Groundwater Contamination and Remediation Principles and Practices Ecological Risk Assessment An Introduction Webinar Ecological Risk Assessment Advanced Webinar Assessing Contaminants in Subsistence Resources Ecological Risk Assessment Series Introduction and Advanced RECORDED Technical Software ArcGIS 10 Geoprocessing Advanced Techniques for Environmental Applications ArcGIS

    Original URL path: https://www.nwetc.org/instructors/mark-e-selman-pe (2016-02-12)
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  • BIO-309 Mar 9, 2016 | NWETC
    with invasive predators having the most dramatic effects Controlling and managing non native invasive fish is critical to the survival of freshwater fish in North America and attendees of this course will gain an increased understanding of what can be done to minimize the negative impacts of invasive species Instructor Joe Maroney was well prepared and really knows just about everything on this subject excellent examples and references S Hoobler April 2013 Reduced tuition is available for Native American tribes government employees nonprofits students and AFS NAEP NEBC TAEP members You may register online or by calling the Northwest Environmental Training Center at 425 270 3274 Please wait to receive a course confirmation email roughly one month prior to the class before making any travel arrangements Continuing Education Units 0 70 CEUs More Information Course Topics What is a non native species and when do they become a problem What are the biological social and economic impacts of invasive species What are the steps in combatting invasive species including prevention early detection diagnosis treatment options and rehabilitation Where do non native invasive species come from Non native fish species in the U S Conflicts between native fish and non native sportfish How can non native fish species be eradicated suppressed controlled or managed Types of Physical Mechanical and Chemical control for non native fish Electrofishing Barriers both electrical and manmade structures Piscicide rotenone and antimycin Nets e g gill nets fyke nets Dewatering Explosives Laws and regulations regarding non native species Federal and state laws and regulations Fisheries Management plans Non native fish suppression eradication projects in the U S Silver carp Bighead carp Snakehead Non native fish suppression eradication projects in the Western United States Alaska and Columbia Basin Northern pike Brook trout Lake trout Rainbow trout About the Instructor Joe Maroney Joe Maroney is the Director of Fishery and Water Resources for Kalispel Tribe of Indians and has 20 years experience as a fisheries biologist He has a working knowledge of Columbia Basin resource management issues with regard to Federal Columbia River Power System and FERC projects and its impact on anadromous and resident fish resources He also has extensive experience with resident fish issues throughout the Columbia Basin His background also includes electrofishing and applying rotenone to streams to remove non native brook trout as well as removing northern pike He is also experienced in constructing barriers in streams to protect native salmonids Joe is a licensed Washington State Aquatic Pesticide Applicator What to Bring Please bring a pen or pencil and notepad if you would like to take notes you may also choose to take notes in your book Lunch will be on your own but drinks and snacks will be provided throughout the day Billing Information In order to guarantee a space in a course the tuition must be paid in full TWO WEEKS before the first day of the course by either check or credit card State and government agencies paying with a purchase

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  • Joe Maroney | NWETC
    Professionals Collaborative Negotiations and Conflict Management for Environmental Professionals When the Heat is On Persuasive Speaking on Environmental Risk Controversies and High Stakes Topics Facilitating Remote and Online Meetings Essential Success Skills Effective Speaking When The Heat is On Lean and Six Sigma for Environmental Professionals Introduction to Process Improvement Webinar RECORDED Lean and Six Sigma for Environmental Professionals Tools for Process Improvement Course 2 RECORDED Lean and Six Sigma for Environmental Professionals Full Series Webinar Recording New Test of the Testiest Tests Public Relations and Collaboration Challenges Intensive Facilitating Online and Remote Meetings Webinar RECORDED Policy Regulations MTCA Spreadsheets Workshop Oregon Erosion and Sediment Control 1200 C Permit Workshop Writing Policies and Procedures Tribal Environmental Regulation and Jurisdiction Introduction to the California Environmental Quality Act CEQA Model Toxics Control Act An Introduction Model Toxics Control Act Establishing Soil Groundwater and Surface Water Cleanup New Approaches and Implementation Methods for Municipal Stormwater Management NEPA CEQA Integration National Environmental Policy Act NEPA Writing the Perfect EA FONSI or EIS Industrial Stormwater Management Workshop Advanced NEPA Taking the National Environmental Policy Act to the Next Level Natural Resource Damage Assessment Workshop Writing a Quality Assurance Project Plan QAPP NEPA Writing and Evaluating an EIS or EA FONSI Remediation Toxicology Principles of Quality Assurance and Quality Control in Environmental Field Programs Introduction to Aquatic Toxicology Planning and Preparing an Ecological Risk Assessment Management and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments Brownfield Site Restoration and Remediation Groundwater Contamination and Remediation Principles and Practices Ecological Risk Assessment An Introduction Webinar Ecological Risk Assessment Advanced Webinar Assessing Contaminants in Subsistence Resources Ecological Risk Assessment Series Introduction and Advanced RECORDED Technical Software ArcGIS 10 Geoprocessing Advanced Techniques for Environmental Applications ArcGIS 10 An Introduction to Environmental Applications Visualizing and Analyzing Environmental Data with R Advanced GIS Techniques for Fisheries

    Original URL path: https://www.nwetc.org/instructors/joe-maroney (2016-02-12)
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  • CESCL-101 Mar 15-16, 2016 | NWETC
    viewpoints from across different occupations which helped me think about CESCL from other perspectives Sara P Dec 2015 Nate is my favorite stormwater resource He is very knowledgeable about the regulations Colleen M Nov 2015 If you manage any field project in the NW it would be good to have this knowledge Anonymous Nov 2015 Instructor Nathan Hardebeck is well versed and experienced can bring a lot of on the ground perspective Understands environmental values and is non judgmental about regulations I Sinks March 2013 NOTE This CESCL certification course is recognized as meeting the training and certification requirements of the General Permit and BMP C160 Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead CESCL in Washington State Department of Ecology s stormwater management manuals The Construction Stormwater General Permit requires that site inspections be conducted by personnel certified in CESCL Continuing Education Units 1 60 CEUs More Information Course Topics Erosion and Sedimentation Processes Definitions Types of Erosion Sedimentation 2 Factors Influencing Erosion Potential Soil Vegetation Topography Climate 3 Erosion and Sedimentation Impacts Water and wildlife Construction activity 4 Regulatory Requirements NPDES Construction Stormwater General Permit Local requirements and permits Other policy that influences construction site stormwater management 5 Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan SWPPP What it is and how to develop one 12 Elements of a SWPPP discuss suggested BMPs with examples 6 Monitoring Reporting Record keeping Site inspections visual monitoring Water quality sampling analysis Monitoring frequency Adaptive management Reporting 7 Best Management Practices Planning Operational Physical 1 Erosion Prevention 2 Conveyance 3 Treatment 8 Examples of erosion and Sediment Control Case Studies About the Instructor Nathan Hardebeck Nathan Hardebeck owner of CWT LLC has over 15 years of experience in business development in the environmental consulting field with an emphasis on best management practices BMPs and program management related to stormwater services His professional experience and responsibilities include providing technical expertise implementation of BMP programs treatment technologies and providing stormwater and environmental training for both public agencies and private businesses A gifted educator Nathan is in demand as a presenter at conferences seminars and symposiums He has the ability to communicate complex information using real life examples that hold the audiences attention while they learn the intricacies of topics including stormwater management BMPs and erosion control He has been asked to participate on many policy development committees and is active in many of the educational conferences as part of the development committee He has authored many articles on a variety of stormwater topics in both local and national publications What to Bring Please bring a pen or pencil and notepad if you would like to take notes you may also choose to take notes in your book On day one lunch will be on your own but drinks and snacks will be provided throughout the day On day two lunch will be provided before the field trip Please wear weather appropriate clothes and boots waterproof shoes on the field day as several hours will be spent outside Billing Information In

    Original URL path: https://www.nwetc.org/course-catalog/cescl-101-mar-15-16-2016 (2016-02-12)
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  • COMP-410WR Webinar recording 2016 | NWETC
    For additional exposure a recommended third day Excel Up To Speed Part 2 Analysis and Visual Basic Programming COMP 412 is also offered immediately following this course After completing this course participants will be able to Understand intermediate to advanced uses of Microsoft Excel beyond the simple data table Feel comfortable exploring and using functions and recording macros Leverage charting Sparklines PivotTables and PivotCharts for data visualization and trend analysis Gain proficiency in using power shortcuts and recording macros that will save time I didn t even realize how much I didn t know about Excel What I like most about this class is that I went from having little understanding of Excel to feeling like an expert at the end of the course B Nabhan January 2014 Please ensure that your computer has Excel 2010 Excel 2007 acceptable Continuing Education Units 0 60 CEUs More Information Course Topics Course Topics Macros Pivot Tables Pivot Charts Charting Sparklines Dates Times Shortcut Keys Power Techniques Formulas Auditing and Scenarios About the Instructor Adam Wilbert Adam Wilbert is a cartographer and database consultant He has developed Access databases for the National Park Service as well as database and GIS solutions for small businesses and non profit organizations In 2007 Adam founded CartoGaia a freelance cartography firm that merges a passion for data with aesthetic design CartoGaia produces data management solutions and high end custom maps for land use agencies non profit organizations and recreational groups He is also the author of Access 2007 Queries in Depth available in the Lynda com online training library When Adam s not working at the computer he s out exploring the world through the lens of infrared photography What to Bring N A Billing Information In order to guarantee a space in a course the tuition

    Original URL path: https://www.nwetc.org/course-catalog/comp-410wr-webinar-recording-2016 (2016-02-12)
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  • RSTAT-400 Mar 15-16, 2016 | NWETC
    scripts to automate and document procedures and analyses Please note that attendees will need to bring a laptop to class with the R software program Instructions on how to download the program will be emailed out prior to the class Instructor will also be available to help attendees with the download at the beginning of class if needed Reduced tuition is available for Native American tribes government employees nonprofits students and AFS NAEP NEBC TAEP members You may register online or by calling the Northwest Environmental Training Center at 425 270 3274 Online registration is strongly encouraged Please wait to receive a course confirmation email roughly one month prior to the class before making any travel arrangements Continuing Education Units 1 30 CEUs More Information Course Topics Installing R and R libraries Reading and writing data read write and viewing R data sets Creating new variables and recoding or renaming variables Manipulating data order merge aggregate t which Summarizing data sapply summary table xtabs Visualizing data par plot hist points line barplot pie boxplot Statistical analysis cor t test lm and regression diagnostics R programming basics program control and user defined functions About the Instructor Kevin Ceder Kevin Ceder is an Ecosystems Analyst with Cramer Fish Sciences Kevin has 10 years experience using quantitative methods to support data driven integrated resource management planning and assessment He excels in developing tools that reduce complex processes to easy to use and easy to understand systems for decision makers Kevin has over 10 years of experience using R as his primary data management and analysis tool and excels in providing R programming solutions He has provided R training and coaching to a diverse clientele With CFS he is a lead environmental statistician helping clients visualize the complex relationships between land management activities and the affected environment Kevin s focus is on analysis and modeling of forest ecosystems to help stakeholders understand the influence management activities can have on terrestrial and aquatic habitat and ultimately their influence on salmon and trout He combines doctoral level understanding of ecosystem processes with expert tool building skills to lead the development of integrated mathematical simulation models Kevin offers expertise in numerous areas growth development and management of forest stands ecosystem data compilation and analysis forest and population simulation model development and use ecosystem assessment model development and use spatial analysis and cartography and software development to create integrated tools Prior to joining Cramer Kevin spent 15 years as a biometrician and was involved in many projects to evaluate the effects of forest growth and management on ecosystem outputs Kevin provided simulations for numerous assessment projects in Washington and Oregon evaluating everything from harvest volume and carbon sequestration to fire risk and wildlife habitat Kevin received his B S and M S degrees in forest management and silviculture from the University of Washington where he is currently a doctoral candidate in forest biometrics He has worked for several research cooperatives to develop mathematical simulation models addressing growth and

    Original URL path: https://www.nwetc.org/course-catalog/rstat-400-mar-15-16-2016 (2016-02-12)
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