The start date for the Environmental Monitoring with Marine Focus program has been postponed by one week, which means there is still time to apply for this exciting program! Please share and spread the word to all Lax Kw’alaams Band members!

Apply today for this custom Environmental Monitoring program! This UNBC certificate program offers many transferable skills, where you will learn:

Intro to Aquatic Monitoring
Intro to Fish and Fish Habitat
Marine Mammal Surveys
Marine Bird Surveys /Foreshore surveys
Intro to Amphibian Ecology
Vegetation Ecology
Cultural Resource Management
Basic Erosion and Sediment Control
Introduction to GPS handhelds, Techniques and Marine Data Collection
Reporting and Communications
Intro to Environmental Management –Environmental Protection Plans
Spill Prevention and Emergency Response


Specialized training in the field of Environmental Monitoring, June 25 to July 19, 2018.

The Environmental Monitoring with Marine Focus program is an 18-day course that prepares students for work as an environmental monitor, with a specialized focus on marine protection.

Today’s environmental monitors work with industry stakeholders to mitigate the environmental impacts of resource-based projects and industrial activities. This course introduces learners to the theoretical and practical components of environmental monitoring, teaching the students appropriate procedures for observing, reporting, and responding to potentially harmful impacts.

Who should apply? Lax Kw’alaams Band members with an interest in protecting the marine environment.

To register, contact Lisa Girbav 250-627-5733 ext. 2026. You will be required to submit an application form along with your most current resume. Applications are available at the Lax Kw’alaams Band office (Lax) and at the Lax Kw’alaams Business Development office (Prince Rupert).

Sponsored by the Lax Kw’alaams Business Development Ltd.