Provide examples of both successful STM development using a variety of data sources, and practical management applications of ESDs and STMs. Offer training and tools necessary for accurate and accelerated ESD development.
Facilitate communication among professionals involved in ESD and STM development, and increase the accuracy and efficiency of ESDs by sharing ideas and building relationships.
Beginning ESD workshop targeting professionals with three to ten years experience, whose job responsibilities include identifying and using ESD to make management alternatives and/or decisions.
The 4-session workshop will include basic concepts of ecological sites and identifying sites; what are ESDs and how they are developed; and using ESD as a decision-making tool, as a standard to evaluate status/success, and as a risk assessment tool.