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Fish Sampling Workshop Slated for Stone Lab

12:00 pm, Mon September 22, 2008 –

Are fish your thing? Thinking of applying for an internship with the Ohio EPA or another state agency? Perhaps you may want to work as a fisheries technician. Build your resume and get a leg up on the competition with Stone Laboratory’s Workshop on Fish-Sampling Techniques of Ohio’s State Agencies, to be held October 4-5, 2008 at Stone Laboratory, Ohio State’s Island Campus on Lake Erie. The workshop will highlight techniques used by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, and will offer students hands-on, practical experience with specialized collecting equipment, including trawls, gill nets, fyke nets, and electrofishing gear.

The weekend’s instructors will include: Marc Smith, OEPA; Eric Weimer, ODNR, Division of Wildlife; Ben Rich, OEPA; and Eugene Braig, Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory.

The cost of $150 includes room and board. Space is limited to 10 students. Registration must be received by September 24, 2008, and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, with preference going to undergraduate college students from any university.

For more information contact Eugene Braig at 614.292.8949 or

To download the application forms visit

ARTICLE TITLE: Fish Sampling Workshop Slated for Stone Lab PUBLISHED: 12:00 pm, Mon September 22, 2008 | MODIFIED: 1:12 pm, Tue April 28, 2015
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Stacy Brannan-Smith
Authored By: Stacy Brannan-Smith
Communications Specialist, Disability Rights Ohio

Stacy Brannan-Smith has worked in the communications field for more than a dozen years and was Associate Editor at Ohio Sea Grant from 2008 to 2010. She currently serves as Communications Specialist at Disability Rights Ohio, the federally designated protection and advocacy agency for people with disabilities in Ohio, where she oversees the organization’s media relations, social media, website, branding and general communications efforts. She lives in Worthington with her husband, Adam, and her son, Henson.