CAP - Fish & Wildlife Habitat Plan (142)
Group CriteriaCriteria
Fish & Wildlife Habitat Plan (142) Option 1 - CertificationConservation Planning Training: Successful completion of the NRCS approved training course (available in AgLearn): Conservation Planning-Part 1 (Modules 1-5).
Fish & Wildlife Habitat Plan Certification: Certification by at least one of the following: Certified Wildlife Biologist by The Wildlife Society (TWS). Certified Fishery Professional by the American Fisheries Society (AFS).
Fish and Wildlife Habitat Plan Development: Develop a Fish and Wildlife Habitat Plan (142) that meets the criteria listed in Section III of the eFOTG and submit the plan by email, or send a paper copy by mail to your resident State TSP Coordinator.
FOTG Knowledge: Knowledge of the NRCS electronic Field Office Technical Guide as related to the specific criteria to be addressed in the development and implementation of a NRCS Fish & Wildlife Habitat Plan.
Habitat Assessments & Planning Tools Proficiency: Provide documentation of knowledge, skills and abilities to fully utilize Habitat Assessments, Evaluations, Habitat Suitability Index Models, and any applicable planning tools.
National Planning Procedures Handbook: Knowledge and understanding of National Planning Procedures Handbook – Title 180 - Part 600
Fish & Wildlife Habitat Plan (142) Option 2 - Education & ExperienceConservation Planning Training: Successful completion of the NRCS approved training course (available in AgLearn): Conservation Planning-Part 1 (Modules 1-5).
Fish and Wildlife Habitat Plan Development: Develop a Fish and Wildlife Habitat Plan (142) that meets the criteria listed in Section III of the eFOTG and submit the plan by email, or send a paper copy by mail to your resident State TSP Coordinator.
Fisheries, Wildlife Experience: At least 2 Years experience in planning, design, installation/layout, and checkout of practices associated with this category.
Fisheries/Wildlife References: Provide two locations or customer references where technical service has been provided that can verify your experience and proficiency planning, designing, installation/layout, and checkout of appropriate practices.
FOTG Knowledge: Knowledge of the NRCS electronic Field Office Technical Guide as related to the specific criteria to be addressed in the development and implementation of a NRCS Fish & Wildlife Habitat Plan.
Habitat Assessments & Planning Tools Proficiency: Provide documentation of knowledge, skills and abilities to fully utilize Habitat Assessments, Evaluations, Habitat Suitability Index Models, and any applicable planning tools.
National Planning Procedures Handbook: Knowledge and understanding of National Planning Procedures Handbook – Title 180 - Part 600
Wildlife, Fisheries, Biology Education: Bachelor or higher level degree in wildlife management, fisheries science, or other related sciences.