The training session will cover the methodology for conducting a CRAM assessment using the vernal pool complex and individual vernal pool modules. Your lead training instructors will be Lindsay Teunis (restoration ecologist) and Mike Klinefelter (wetland scientist) both private consultants and experienced CRAM practitioners. The classroom portion of the session will be held at the offices of the ICF, 525 B Street, San Diego. The field portion will be held at various vernal pool wetlands throughout San Diego County. Please plan on carpooling with other participants to field sites.
We reserve the right to cancel and refund fees in full if registration numbers are not met by April 1. A registration form and payment instructions will be provided. The following refunds will be given if the participant must withdraw: Full refund minus $50 administration fee if more than 2 weeks before session begins, 50% refund if less than 2 weeks before session begins, no refund after the session has begun.
Although a 5-day CRAM practitioner training is recommended it is not required as this is a stand-alone module. At this time space is still available.
Participants will need appropriate footwear (rubber knee boots or hiking boots, depending on recent rainfall) and field clothing.
Cost: $990. A 4.5% ($45) discount for payment via cash/check. AND/OR a $45 discount for early registration payment (1 month in advance). Fees include morning coffee, daily lunch and snacks, and all classroom and field materials.
To Register or for more information: Lindsay Teunis at (858) 444-3906 or firstname.lastname@example.org