BiT Program Components
Activity Guides: Individual students or groups may complete a BiT Activity Booklet (upper elementary ages) or BiT Activity Card (pre-K – elementary ages) at any National Fish Hatchery in the southeastern U.S., or also anywhere water flows.
Certification: Upon completion students may earn an official Biologist-in-Training certificate, patch or sticker from a local hatchery or by mailing in a signed certification of completion (contained in the BiT Activity Booklet) along with name and address to:
USFWS Fisheries Program
1875 Century Blvd., Suite 250
Extension Activities: Group extension activities supplement the BiT activity guides and are offered in BiT Bins available for loan through Fisheries field stations across the Southeast.
Workshops: Training workshop dates and locations are based on demand. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to schedule a one-day training workshop in your area.
Supplemental Materials: Supplemental materials available to support the BiT program include a program fact sheet, field trip confirmation form, letter to teachers, press release, logo, materials lists and ordering information, nametags, and volunteer shirts.
Online Support: This website offers
and students and
teachers may receive
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Workshop participants survey stream macroinvertebrates.