Upcoming Urban Forest Assessment Course at BCIT
Mon Jan 28, 2019 11:01am

Would you like to learn more about how to assess the ecosystem service values of trees? BCIT is offering a new course in Urban Forest Assessment using i-Tree software. The Urban Forest Assessment course will provide training for the assessment of urban trees and forests and calculation of their contributions to CO2 reduction, storm water management and other ecological services. Students will be trained using a combination of online and face to face methods.

The Urban Forest Assessment course is applicable for students studying ecological restoration, forestry, resource management, arborists, planners, consultants, stewardship groups and teachers. The course will consist of 8 hours of online learning and 16 hours of combined classroom and field work. Online components will self-directed and completed over a three week period. Field work studies will be completed face to face on campus over a weekend.

Online components begin February 4th. Face to face field sessions run 8:30-4:30 on February 23rd and 24th. For more details visit http://www.bcit.ca/renr1050​;

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