Tech Talks is a online training series organized by the Technical Training and Certification Program. Rotating speakers cover a wide variety of technical topics at 1:00 on the identified Mondays.

Miss a session you were interested in? We record every presentations and make replays available in the Online Learning section of the TTCP website.

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  • Dial 1-415-655-0003
  • Enter the access code: 963 843 093


Training Type
Upcoming Training

Scheduled Sessions

More information on 2023 Tech Talks coming soon!

Date Topic Description
January 23 TTCP Onboarding This training will provide newer employees with an orientation to the Technical Training and Certification Program. Participants will become familiar with the training resources that are available to them through TTCP. In addition, participants will start to develop their own personalized learning plan. Those who plan to attend should bring your job description to the training and ask around to find out the five most commonly used conservation practices in your work area.
February 6

Native Vegetation Guidelines and BWSR Programs: Decision-making for Successful Projects

This Tech Talk will highlight the revisions to the Native Vegetation Establishment and Enhancement Guidelines including:

  • A walk-through of the new and improved web-based format
  • Exceptions and applicability with BWSR Programs
  • Seed quality and sourcing
  • Climate change considerations
  • Seed mixes and related resources

BWSR presenters are Dan Shaw, Brad Wozney, and Suzanne Rhees.

February 27 HY-8

Join Elizabeth Oolman, NRCS H&H Engineer, discuss everything culverts.  You will learn about culvert basics, how to design a culvert using a nomograph, and how to design a culvert using HY-8.

March 6 Basic Cover Crops: Part 1  
March 13 Basic Cover Crops: Part 2  

If you would like to suggest a topic, please contact us.