FAA Approved 3 Day (24 Hour) Wildlife Hazard Management Training Course

Location:  Virtual On-line 24 hour course

Dates: December 8-10, 2020 - Live Meetings

             Nov. 30 - Dec. 8, 2020 (10 hours of self-paced modules)

Who should attend?

  • Wildlife biologists pursuing FAA Qualified Airport Wildlife Biologist (QAWB) Certification - 14 CFR Part 139.337 compliance

  • Airport personnel involved in wildlife hazard management

  • Airport managers, planners, environmental compliance, and operations staff

  • Aviation students

  • State and Federal aviation agencies

  • Aviation stakeholders - pilots, air traffic control, fixed-base operators

Registration: Closed November 20, 2020 - Class is Full

FAA Approval - BWE received approval from FAA to conduct a virtual training course that meets the requirements of FAA Advisory Circular 150/5200-36B.

Course Information


To provide a three-day training course (24 hours) that meets the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements as outlined in FAA Advisory Circular (AC) 150/5200-36B “Qualifications for Wildlife Biologist Conducting Wildlife Hazard Assessments and Training Curriculums for Airport Personnel Involved in Controlling Wildlife Hazards on Airports” (01/24/2019).


To provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed by a wildlife biologist to conduct Wildlife Hazard Assessments [§139.337(c)] and to conduct wildlife hazard training [§139.337(f)(7)].

Overview of 24 hour virtual training agenda:

Prerecorded modules

​Self-paced course modules - 10 hours

  • The course will open on November 30, 2020.

  • Students must complete 10 hours of  prerecorded course presentations prior to December 8, 2020.

  • Modules and video files will be available to view at the participants own pace.

  • An overview of each prerecorded module will be conducted during the live meetings with ample time for questions and discussion.

Course Assignments

Mini WHA Homework Assignment - 2 hours

  • Following the completion of live meeting on December 8, 2020, participants will be assigned a mini WHA homework assignment for completion by December 10, 2020.

  • The assignment will include drafting a methodology outline, general maps (no GIS software necessary), identifying potential wildlife attractants, environmental and logistics considerations, and providing a brief PowerPoint presentation to the group regarding the assigned project site.

Live Meetings & Presentations

December 8-10, 2020 Live Meetings & Presentations - 12 hours

  • Course modules - live presentation

  • Review of pre-recorded modules, Q&A

  • Airport and Industry Stakeholder presentations

  • Q&A with FAA regulator

  • What to plan for (all virtual meetings are mandatory for course completion):

  • December 8, 2020 -  4 hours of virtual meetings & 2 hours Mini WHA Homework Assignment

  • December 9, 2020 - 4 hours of virtual meetings

  • December 10, 2020 - 3 hours of virtual meetings (including Mini WHA presentations by each participant) and 1 hour exam


3-Day Training Registration (Virtual):                                  $1,200.00 USD


  • Course instruction (24 hours per FAA requirements)

  • Instructor support via email and telephone

  • Course completion certificate

  • Please note: Printed training materials will not be provided for the virtual training course.  Virtual training materials and live presentations can be viewed during this course, however, they are not available for download, copy, or recording.

Registration Instructions

To register for this class, please download the registration form and course syllabus.  Fill out and sign both documents.  Email the completed for to:  sbrammell@bluewingenv.com

Once payment is completed, participants will receive a registration confirmation email.  

For questions or additional information please contact:

Sarah Brammell 



Registration in now closed

Payment is required to hold a course seat.

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Course Instructors

Sarah Brammell

Blue Wing Environmental

Lead Instructor - QAWB

Ron Merritt

Swift Creek, LLC

BASH Expert - QAWB

Blue Wing Environmental, LLC

19607 Lake Osceola Lane

Odessa FL, 33556