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NH Fish and Game Watershed Education Program Volunteer Biological Assessment Program (VBAP) Workshop

Learn about this offering from NH Fish and Game to increase hands on community based learning in your classroom. In this workshop you will learn how to collect and identify macroinvertebrates, how to collect and understand water quality data, and be introduced to ArcGIS mapping to represent data. After completing this training you will be able to borrow water quality monitoring gear from NH Fish & Game.

Audience: Educators interested in the program. Volunteers looking to help support teachers/education with the program.

When: May 31, 2024 (Friday) 10 am to 2:30 pm

Where: GMCG Blue Heron House

236 Huntress Bridge Road in Effingham, NH

Instructor: Kayla Croteau

NHF&G Watershed Education Specialist

Phone: 603-271-0456

Email: kayla.a.croteau@wildlife.nh.gov

Questions we will answer with presentations, open discussion, field work, and demonstrations:

What is VBAP?

What factors can we use to determine water quality?

What fish are found in NH’s river ecosystems?

What technology can be used to represent our data?

If you are interested in attending this workshop please send inquiries to Kayla Croteau at kayla.a.croteau@wildlife.nh.gov

Registration Details

1) Go to Events | New Hampshire Fish and Game (s3licensing.com)

2) The passcode is VBAP2024

3) Enter your school or organization name. If volunteer just put volunteer.

4) Register as a new user and fill out all fields including your legal name, address, etc. *Even if you have attended other workshops please register as a new user.*

5) Please use your school email and information if you are a teacher.

IF YOU HAVE DIFFICULTIES, please contact Kayla Croteau; kayla.a.croteau@wildlife.nh.gov