March 5, 2021
ENS 101 Course Announcement
Are you new to the Corps or new to the role of Environmental Stewardship? Do you a have a
need or desire to develop a better understanding of your role in the responsible management
and conservation of Corps land and water resources?
If so, I encourage you to learn more
about “ENS-101” and consider registering for the course.
Important to Note:
Classes are being planned for in-person attendance. The instructor group will evaluate travel
guidance approximately 2 months prior to the class offering to determine if virtual instruction
Course Dates: August 23, 2021 – August 26, 2021. Course
Location: Raystown Lake Visitor Center, 6145 Seven Points Road, Hesston, PA 16647
February 7, 2022 – February 11, 2022. Course Location: Waco Lake, Regional Training
Building, 2330 West Highway 6, Waco Texas 76712 August 22, 2022 – August 26, 2022.
Course Location: Lower Granite NRM Office, 100 Fair St, Clarkston, WA, 99403
There is no tuition cost for this training. However, labor and travel are the responsibility of
each student’s organization.
This course will cover all aspects of the environmental
stewardship program. Students will gain an understanding of the guiding principles of the
USACE environmental stewardship program and will build an awareness of the resources
available to support management of an ENS program at the project level. Project, District, and
MSC level managers will also explore skills needed to plan and execute local, regional, and
national agency initiatives. Greater awareness of tools, resources, and knowledge sources
available to the manager will also be shared. Students will be introduced to topics such as
master plans and operations management plan development, commodities management, and
habitat management for fish and wildlife. Aquatic and land management strategies for various
habitats such as forest, grassland, and wetlands will be discussed through lectures, case
histories, field visits, and structured student discussion.
Instructions to complete
registration are included in the attachment. Thank you,
Manager for Land Use and Natural Resources
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