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  • COMP 410-412WR Webinar Recorded 2016 | NWETC
    people never know how to use them or that they even exist in the first place During this section users will learn how to incorporate these workhorse tools into their Excel repertoire After completing this course participants will be able to Install and use the Analysis Toolpak to perform common statistical analysis of their data Perform auditing and data validation tasks to help clean messy data sets and provide reliable results Learn the basics of using the Visual Basic editor to create custom routines and automate tasks Continuing Education Units 1 20 CEUs More Information Course Topics Course Topics Part 1 Macros Pivot Tables Pivot Charts Charting Sparklines Dates Times Shortcut Keys Power Techniques Formulas Auditing and Scenarios Part 2 Analysis Toolpak Data Validation QA QC Visual Basic Overview Pairing Excel with Microsoft Access 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 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

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  • COMP-412WR Webinar Recording 2016 | NWETC
    option than leveraging Excel s built in support for the Visual Basic programming language Even if you ve never written a line of code in your life we ll get you up and running writing custom routines and functions that you can customize to exactly fit your requirements This is the second course in a 2 part series This course is separate from Excel Up To Speed Shortcuts Functions And Charts COMP 410 so that attendees may take it at a later date if they do not have flexibility in their schedule however we highly recommend that the two courses be taken together COMP 412 is not meant to be taken as a stand alone class without first taking COMP 410 I learned a huge amount that I know I will apply to my current work and will be able to share with my coworkers I also liked the breaks it helped me focus because 8 hours day of excel is a lot L Brady September 2013 Adam was great knew his stuff dealt with our different skill levels checked in a lot I felt comfortable asking questions and contributing L Brady September 2013 Please make sure your computer is equipped with Excel 2010 Excel 2007 acceptable After completing this course participants will be able to Install and use the Analysis Toolpak to perform common statistical analysis of their data Perform auditing and data validation tasks to help clean messy data sets and provide reliable results Learn the basics of using the Visual Basic editor to create custom routines and automate tasks Continuing Education Units 0 60 CEUs More Information Course Topics Course Topics Analysis Toolpak Data Validation QA QC Visual Basic Overview Pairing Excel with Microsoft Access 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 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

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  • BIO-402 Mar 16-17, 2016 | NWETC
    Needs for Planting Plans Determine the Best Monitoring Methodologies Anticipate Maintenance Issues Course Materials Each attendee will receive a binder containing a syllabus with the course topics descriptions and considerations for undertaking restoration mitigation topics The syllabus will include an extensive reference list of materials covering aspects of environmental restoration This syllabus will be distributed at the beginning of the class Reduced tuition is available to employees of Native American tribes government agencies nonprofits students and NAEP 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 1 30 CEUs More Information Course Topics Realistic Restoration Mitigation Goals Background Research into Historic and Expected Site Conditions Regulatory and Planning Issues to Address Considerations of unanticipated effects erosion mosquito populations in created wetlands drought flooding outside influences Soil Water Needs of Selected Vegetation Restoration Mitigation Planning Responsibility of Participating Parties Pre Restoration Mitigation Implementation Measures and Considerations Best Management Practices Estimations of Costs Implementation Monitoring Restoration Mitigation Materials and Methods Selection Maintenance Methods Anticipated and Unanticipated Development of Practical Monitoring Requirements Monitoring Techniques Performance Standards What Can Be Realistically Expected Protecting Your Investment Measures for Long Term Success of the Restoration Mitigation Project About the Instructor Larry Lodwick Larry has been an ecologist for 40 years with experience in both the public and private sectors With a M S degree in biology from Baylor University with his thesis researching primary production in east Texas peatlands his interest through the years has been on the ecological functions of natural systems He has worked as a natural resources biologist for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department park operations an ecologist for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation in coastal management and wetland regulation and as an ecological consultant in California Oregon and Washington Larry has written a number of journal and newsletter articles and has participated in a number of conferences over the years He recently published his new e book Creative Habitat Restoration Comprehensive Planning Implementation and Long Term Management Larry has taught courses in habitat restoration in Washington Oregon California Colorado Texas and in Vancouver British Columbia and has mentored many entry level biologists in the science of habitat restoration 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 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

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  • FAC-301 Mar 22-23, 2016 | NWETC
    materials have given me a much needed orientation toward respectful and effective facilitation rather than just plowing through an agenda as rapidly as possible I ve already been using several of the techniques and your training has made me a better meeting participant when I m not facilitating And I loved the music G Husak April 2015 I thought it was the best course on facilitation that I have taken A Dirnberger April 2015 The range of skills and tools that were taught that cover from pre meeting planning through meeting wrap up and post meeting work Great ideas and techniques that will come in handy in lots of situations S Johnson May 2013 The class was great insructor was calming made for a very safe environment I tend to be very nervous and I felt comfortable L McNearney March 2013 Additional Discounts for registering related courses There is an additional 50 discount when registering for either Collaborative Negotiation Skills for Environmental Professionals OR Conflict Resolution Skills for Environmental Professionals when they are offered in the same week The two registrations must be made at the same time to get the discount There is an additional 100 discount when registering for all three classes when they are offered the same week Registration for all three classes must be made at the same time 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 Perspectives Why doesn t everyone think like me Meetings Different meetings for different needs Roles and Responsibilities Who wears what hat Planning Meetings Assessing needs objectives and purpose Process and Content The two parts of effective meetings Logistical Considerations The right room the right set up Basic Facilitator Skills Verbal and nonverbal communication skills Maintaining rapport Framing reframing and paraphrasing Managing personal states of being Basic Facilitation Processes and Their Use Use the right process Agenda Ground rules Open participation Presenting information Collecting information Analyzing information Decision making Closing the meeting Evaluation A Facilitator s Tool Kit Tools that make meetings better and easier Managing Group Dynamics Tracking and assessing audience needs Skills Practice and Feedback Creating a safe place to explore Discussion on Challenges How to prevent or deal with problems 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

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  • GIS-403 Mar 22-24, 2016 | NWETC
    applied to real world situations Adam J March 2014 This course took me through a ton of useful information in just a short period of time and the price was right Adam C March 2014 It is very applicable to my job duties I will immediately be able to use these tools E Moore March 2013 very relevant to natural resource work S Miller March 2013 After completing this course participants will be able to Apply a conceptual overview of GIS and spatial analysis to environmental data Understand and utilize the fundamental capabilities of ArcGIS Conduct overlay analysis Create intersects buffers unions and clips using the Geoprocessing Wizard Measure spatial relationships between layers of geographic data Perform complex relational database queries Generate presentation quality maps Prerequisites Basic understanding of computer operations reduced tuition is available to employees of Native American tribes government agencies and nonprofits students and NAEP NEBC NWAEP members Please wait to receive a course confirmation email roughly one month prior to the class before making any travel arrangements Continuing Education Units 2 00 CEUs More Information Course Topics Overview of ArcCatalog and ArcMap Connecting to Data Adding Layers Working with Geographic Features Feature Attributes within a Data Frame Querying and Selecting Geographic Features Editing Features Working With CAD Drawings Creating Summary Charts Manipulating Tables Creating Tables Mapping Buffers Symbolization Adding Database Features Layouts and Printing Maps Basic On Screen Digitizing Georeferencing Intro to Spatial Analyst Extension Intro to 3D Analyst Extension About the Instructors Stefan Freelan Stefan Freelan is a GIS Specialist and Instructor at Huxley College of the Environment Western Washington University In addition to teaching GIS Cartography and GPS he assists with academic research projects and is Co Director of the Institute for Spatial Information and Analysis He has a MS in Geography and a BA in Environmental Ethics Prior to joining to WWU he was a GIS Analyst as a private consultant and with local Planning Departments Tyson Waldo Tyson Waldo is a GIS Instructor at Huxley College of the Environment Western Washington University In addition to teaching GIS he works as a fish habitat biologist for the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission He has a MS in Geography and a BA in Political Science Prior to working for WWU and NWIFC he worked as an inventory forester for private consulting firms out central Oregon What to Bring Pen or pencil and paper to take notes Drinks and light snacks will be provided You will be on our own for lunch 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

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  • Tyson Waldo | NWETC
    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 Data Management and Analysis Video Production NWETC Computer Based Training Basic Statistics for Environmental Professionals Microsoft Access Part 1 Introduction to

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  • CHEM-403a MAR 22-23, 2016 | NWETC
    was fairy comprehensive and provided a base for the groundwater concepts to follow J Akielaszek September 2013 Albany NY I have not taken a chemistry course for 16 years and the instructor did an excellent job of explaining concepts applicable to my profession J Sawetz November 2013 Bellevue WA Continuing Education Units 1 30 CEUs More Information Course Topics Part 1 Chemical Structure This section covers chemical structure from atomic to molecular scale Concepts of polarity and electronegativity are introduced and interactions between molecules are discussed The basic rules of chemical nomenclature are also reviewed Part 2 Chemical Properties Several chemical properties are introduced that are relevant to chemical fate such as solubility and partitioning coefficients Sources of data are discussed along with uncertainties Part 3 Chemical Contaminants Major contaminant groups are discussed including metals and organic compounds The relationship between metal speciation and properties is illustrated through example Chemical structures for organic molecules are reviewed The interplay between structure and properties is highlighted throughout Part 4 Chemical Reactions This section introduces the concepts of chemical reactions and products Acid base and oxidation reduction reactions are discussed in detail The concepts of pH and pE are explained Dissolution and partitioning reactions are also discussed Part 5 Characteristics of Subsurface Systems The purpose of this section is to understand the meaning and magnitude of subsurface parameters required by groundwater contaminant transport models Properties of subsurface systems and their impact on chemical transport are discussed Part 6 Contaminant Transport Phenomena are discussed that influence the movement and fate of dissolved phase contaminants in groundwater The impact of advection dispersion sorption and chemical reactions are discussed in an incremental fashion Part 7 Nonaqueous Phase Liquids In this section the movement and dissolution of nonaqueous phase liquids NAPLs is explained Relevant fluid properties such as interfacial tension are explained Single and multicomponent NAPLs are discussed Part 8 Hydrocarbons This section discusses mixtures of hydrocarbons in more detail such as gasoline and diesel fuel Biodegradation mechanisms are discussed along with geochemical indicators of degradation and natural attenuation Part 9 Chlorinated Hydrocarbons Chlorinated compounds are discussed in more detail with a focus on chlorinated solvents such as tetrachloroethene PCE and trichoroethene TCE Degradation mechanisms are discussed along with geochemical indicators of degradation Part 10 Metals Metal contamination is discussed in more detail In particular the influence of pH and pE on metals is further illustrated About the Instructor Pamela Schultz PhD Dr Pamela Schultz is an environmental chemist and engineer with over 20 years of experience working in government industry and consulting She obtained her undergraduate degree in chemistry from Providence College in 1992 and her master s degree in Environmental Systems Engineering from Clemson University in 1996 She worked as a senior environmental engineer at Merck Co Inc conducting contaminant fate and transport modeling and human health risk assessments for air permitting and remediation projects She later joined RTI International as a research environmental engineer conducting multimedia fate and transport modeling to support U S

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  • Pamela Schultz, PhD | NWETC
    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 10 An Introduction to Environmental Applications Visualizing and Analyzing Environmental

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