The main instructors include Dr. Dwayne Moore, Scott Teed, and Michael Winchell who have a combined over 40 years of experience teaching modeling methodology and performing sophisticated pesticide risk assessment. In addition, the course will feature guest lecturer Dr. Valery Forbes, who will provide a lecture on population modeling for endangered species. Combined, their backgrounds represent a variety of disciplines including ecotoxicology, chemistry, ecology, biomathematics, statistics, and hydrology. Course material will present different points of view with the accumulated knowledge of their practical experience. The course will deliver a mix of theory and hands-on case studies.