Continuing Education Webinars

Webinar #1 – January 9, 2024 – Standardized Sampling Review
Part One – The impact that spending time this winter descaling your electrofishing boat can have on the consistency of your boat’s operation.  Lewis Bruce, Iowa DNR, [email protected]   
Part Two – Understanding catchability and how it relates outcomes from standard methods to the underlying population. This supports the fundamental assumption that consistent, effective methods facilitate comparisons through time and space. Joe Conroy, Ohio DNR, [email protected]

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Webinar #2 – February 13, 2024 – Mentoring

 A team of panelists (Hadley Boehm, Kevin Dockendorf, Eric Palkovacs, and Jesse Trushenski) from across the diversity of AFS provided their insights on mentoring and answered questions posed by the participants and moderators.

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Webinar #3 – March 19, 2024 – Statistics

Dr. Jason Doll, Francis Marion University presented on the appropriate times to use frequentist and Bayesian statistical approaches in fisheries applications.

Drs. Dan Isermann and Dan Dembkowski from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point addressed basic things that fisheries managers look at, such as age and growth data, length frequencies, and catch-effort.  They talked about some of these things and what managers should contemplate as they consider these analyses. 

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