This course is offered by the Army Corps of Engineers, US Environmental Protection Agency and US Fish & Wildlife Service, in partnership with The Conservation Fund. This comprehensive week-long training for federal and state regulators who serve on mitigation bank and in-lieu fee program Interagency Review Teams (IRTs) will:
In sum, this course will marry the technical knowledge upon which environmentally sound decisions are made with the leadership skills necessary for achieving effective decision-making.
This training course will accommodate up to 40 participants. 14 slots will be reserved for Corps representatives, 7 for EPA, 7 for USFWS, 5 for NOAA representatives, and 7 for representatives from various state agencies. If interested in attending, please contact the point person from your agency. Note: your request will be considered alongside others from your agency, around the country. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance in April of 2013. There is no tuition fee for confirmed participants.
Lodging and meals are available at the training center for $144/night (includes full meal plan). All participants (including those from US FWS) are responsible for this expense.
For more information, please contact Katie Allen at (304) 876-7925 / firstname.lastname@example.org.