Professional Herbicide Implementation and Risk Management for Forestry (Tier 2)
April 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 2019
The Forest Interpretive Centre, 3002 33 St, Whitecourt Alberta
The course addresses why herbicides are used, the value of herbicides in reforestation, the human health and environmental profile of glyphosate herbicides, and how to safely apply herbicides for silvicultural purposes by air or ground.
Instructors for the course include: Dr. Len Ritter, Executive Director Emeritus of the Canadian Centers for Toxicology, Dr. Ryan Prosser, Assistant Professor of Environmental Biology at the University of Guelph (video), Greg Simm, legal counsel for the College of Alberta Professional Forest Technologists (video) and Milo Mihajlovich.
Forest Professionals with adequate experience in planning and implementing silvicultural herbicide programs, with adequate instructional skills and successfully completing the Tier 2 course may be qualified as instructors for the Tier 1 course.
The course is directed toward forestry personnel with direct responsibility for planning, implementing or auditing silvicultural herbicide use and training others.
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
The price for this course is $315 (GST Included) non-refundable.
Sorry, this course is full… Registration is closed.
CAPF Continuing Competence Credit:
Not more than 15 hours Level II and 3 hours LPP
CAPFT Continuing Competence Credit:
Not more than 18 hours Structured Learning (Category 1, area 2)
Forest Resource Improvement Association of Alberta (FRIAA) FRIP http://www.friaa.ab.ca/
FRIP proposal partners:
West Fraser Sundre, Manning, Slave Lake, Hinton and Blueridge
Millar Western Forest Products Ltd.
Boucher Brother Lumber Ltd.
Canadian Forest Products Ltd.
Vanderwell Contractors (1975) Ltd.
Weyerhaeuser Co. Ltd.
Event Planning and Course Development:
Dr. Len Ritter, Executive Director Emeritus of the Canadian Centre for Toxicology, University of Guelph
Dr. Ryan Prosser, Assistant Professor of Environmental Biology at the University of Guelph (Video)
Greg Simm, legal counsel for the College of Alberta Professional Forest Technologists (Video)
Milo Mihajlovich Owner Mihajlovich Enterprises Ltd.