SALMTEC Biophysical Bootcamp Field Course


South of Bragg Creek AB

Event Date and Time
May 30th, 2023 at 8:00am MST to May 30th, 2023 at 5:30pm MST

SALMTEC designed this course for participants to get their hands dirty, interact with multiple Subject Matter Experts, hone field skills, and benefit from cross-disciplinary learning. Course topics include:

  • Grassland Vegetation Inventory (GVI) in the field,
  • The Alberta Wetland Rapid Evaluation Tool – Actual (ABWRET-A),
  • Field characterization of soil and terrain, and
  • Plant identification.

Course learning objectives are:

  • Basics of plant identification, including wetland plants
  • Interpret imagery in the field
  • Interpret the landscape
  • Classify site types in the field
  • Songbird, raptor and mammal wetland function assessment using ABWRET-A
  • Characterize soil profiles