A brand new NOAA Species Field Processing Level 1 webinar is now available. Completion of the OWCN Core webinar series is required to gain access to this 47 minute webinar. The course provides an overview of evidence collection of NOAA species (pinnipeds, cetaceans and sea turtles) while they are still on the beach. Participants must complete this webinar and ICS 100 training to be eligible for the next 1 day, In- person Field Processing Level 2 workshop.
An updated version of the Field Stabilization Level 1 webinar is also now available through Better Impact. As with the Field Processing webinar, completion of the OWCN Core webinar series is required to gain access to this 55 minute webinar. The course provides an overview of Field Stabilization for seabirds. Completion of this Level 1 webinar and ICS 100 training are required to be eligible for the next 1 day, In-person Field Stabilization Level 2 workshop.
If you are a registered responder, you can access these webinars through your OWCN Responder Database account (sign in through myvolunteerpage.com). Under the Sign-Up tab, you’ll find the NOAA Species Field Processing Level 1 webinar in the Field Level 1 Section. The Field Stabilization Level 1 webinar is located in the Avian Care Level 1 Section.
To register for the webinar, click on the name of the webinar. Then click on the “Sign Up” button. Click on the “Assignments” tab from the top menu, and you will see the webinar listed below. To view, hover your mouse over the name of the webinar for a few seconds, and additional instructions will pop up.
If you experience any difficulties in accessing any training on Better Impact, please contact Stephanie Herman or Becky Elias.
If you haven’t already completed the training, I’ll look forward to seeing you at a Level 2 Field Processing or Field Stabilization training in the near future.