Course Goal

The goal of this course is to introduce the key elements of forest management in Alberta.  This course will appeal to forest workers at all education levels.  It will introduce the concepts of forest management and the importance of the forest industry in Alberta and forest management trends.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course you be able to:

          • Define forest management and sustainable forest management
          • Recall a brief history of forest management
          • Recognize the three components of sustainable forest management: economic, social and environmental
          • Describe the stewardship role played by Foresters
          • Identify the key elements of forest management including:
            • recognize how other values and uses are integrated
            • recognize the forest management framework in Alberta
            • describe Alberta’s stumpage and tenure system
            • explain Alberta’s planning and reforestation systems
            • recall how other values are integrated into Alberta’s forest management planning
            • recognize the use of computer modeling in forest management
            • identify financial analysis and valuation
            • explain how sustainability is measured


  • This course is available in a narrated online version (link below), but due to Covid-19, face-to-face course deliveries are not currently available, however, it can be delivered online (to groups) with a live instructor. To arrange a “live online” delivery please send your request to or contact the WOLF office at 1-866-293-WOLF (9653)
                      • Cost of the online narrated course is $99 (+GST)

                Please click HERE to register for the online course

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