WIT Level 1 Training Info

The WIT Level 1 Quagga/Zebra Mussel Inspection Training Workshop will be held at the Big Bear Municipal Water District Main Office Boardroom at 40524 Lakeview Dr., Big Bear Lake, CA  92315 on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 at 8:00AM.

This workshop is geared to train and certify CALMS conference members, especially lake managers who oversee quagga inspection programs. The training will cover quagga/zebra mussel biology, boat anatomy, inspection protocol, outdoor mock inspection and banding procedures, and a short but comprehensive test to receive the WIT I Quagga Inspector Certificate. You will learn about a myriad of problems your staff will encounter and how to handle them properly as to prevent a quagga/zebra mussel infestation.

  1. Introductions – 15 min


  2. Quagga/Zebra Mussel Biology – 30 min


  3. Boat Anatomy – 35 min


  4. Inspection Protocol –40 min


  5. Outdoor Mock Inspection/Banding – 45 min


  6. Inspection Protocol Test - 20 min

For more info contact:

James Bellis

Lake Manager/Lake Analyst

Big Bear Municipal Water District

Email: jbellis@bbmwd.net