Tue., Jun. 18 | College of the Rockies Cranbrook Campus

Professional Techniques for Recording & Reporting

Part of EKISC's Professional level course structure. This course will guide invasive plant professionals in techniques for recording, reporting, and site assessments.
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Professional Techniques for Recording & Reporting

Time & Location

Jun. 18, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
College of the Rockies Cranbrook Campus, 2700 College Way, Cranbrook, BC V1C 5L7, Canada

About the event

This 6 hour course (box lunch provided) is designed to train professionals in field techniques for mapping and reporting invasive plant occurrences. This course provides in class and hands on training in field techniques, including:

• Using the Invasive Alien Plant Program (IAPP) Mapping System

• Vouchering and photograph tips for sampling and identification, including safely handling plants

• Estimating and measuring distance and cover

• Occurrence reporting

• Data management

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for operational and management positions who are required to record and report invasive species; particularly useful for land managers in regional districts, conservation and stewardship groups, forest licensees, industries including utilities, oil and gas, agriculture, aggregate, forestry, and roadworks.


Participants must be able to identify local invasive plant species.

Participants must have an iPad with the IAPP field forms and Repot-A-Weed apps downloaded .

** Box lunch provided

** Students must be prepared to be outside for the duration of the course.

Resources Provided:

• Plant ID field guide and digital resources

• Identification books for class reference: Lone Pine Plant ID, Pressed plant samples

• Area maps


Participants will be assessed on their ability to conduct a site assessment. Certificates will be given to passing participants.

  • Recording & Reporting CBK

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