Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, this information is available here.

Pre-approval is required and is based on the current ability of a trainee to perform the requisite sampling and laboratory methods and identify fish and/or macroinvertebrates to the required taxonomic level (species level for fish, lowest practicable level for macroinvertebrates, typically genus/species).

Because it varies by course, this information as well as complete course instructions are available when you view your order. Simply go to “My Account”, and click on view.

Yes - we ask that course participants provide their own transportation to and from field sites. However, we encourage car pooling and will make every attempt to minimize the number of vehicles traveling to the field sites.

Most will be provided on the final day of your course.

When you create an account, you will be automatically added to our list for future notifications. You can remove yourself from this list at any time.

Yes, this will be provided to the person making the payment.

On the top menu bar, click on the "Login" button. On the login screen, click on "Forgot Password" and follow the prompts.

Through our online registration, we accept all major credit cards, PayPal and checks.

For Level 2, you should receive your results within 4 to 6 weeks. For Level 3, you will receive your results 6 to 8 weeks after you have completed and submitted the self testing requirements.

Yes, as long as the person who made payment/paid for the course sends an email message from the email account on record to prior to the start time of the first day of the course. The e-mail must indicate the name, e-mail and phone number of the new participant.

On classroom days, we will provide some snacks, coffee and/or water. Participants can bring food to eat on the premises during the lunch break or travel to one of the recommended nearby eating establishments and purchase a lunch. On field days we encourage attendees to pack a lunch, although sometimes we are able to stop at fast food restaurants located on or near our planned route or destinations. Lunch plans for field days will be announced during the classroom sessions of the courses.

Yes, both of these options will be offered during the registration process.