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Event: Pedoderm and Pattern Class Workshop

Date: February 20, 2013

Description: Pedoderm and Pattern Class Workshop February 20-21, 2013, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM SRM CEU Credits: 8 Limited to 20 participants Location: Garcia Building, Jornada Experimental Range (JER) Ranch Headquarters (vans will be provided to shuttle participants between Wooton Hall on the NMSU Campus and the Jornada Experimental Range) Description: This two-day training will provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of Pedoderm and Pattern Classes (PPC) and their uses for inventory, assessment, ecological site development and management decision making. Participants will be trained to apply PPCs in a consistent and repeatable fashion. Day one includes indoor (Garcia Building JER Ranch Headquarters) and outdoor (Jornada Experimental Range), hands-on instruction in assigning PPCs using the Field Guide to Pedoderm and Pattern Classes. Day two includes further calibration followed by a 'methods test.' The methods test will be used to ensure consistency of the PPC method. The workshop is suitable for professionals with backgrounds in a variety natural resources and ecology fields. Lunch will be provided. Bring your own water, hat, sunscreen and other field equipment. Pencils, clipboards, data forms, and a Field Guide to Pedoderm and Pattern Classes will be provided. To register for this training, please email Laura Burkett.

Contact Info : Laura Burkett (575)646-2563

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