Dates: 

April 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 2019

Location:

The Forest Interpretive Centre, 3002 33 St, Whitecourt Alberta

Relevance:                

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.

Personnel taking this course should plan to take Tier 1 Basic Forest Herbicide Safety and Risk Management, to be scheduled at the beginning of field season this summer. Forest Professionals with adequate experience in planning and implementing silvicultural herbicide programs and successfully completing both Tier 1 and 2 courses may be qualified as competent instructors for either course.

 

Audience:
The course is directed toward forestry personnel with direct responsibility for planning, implementing or auditing silvicultural herbicide use.

Time:

8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Cost:

The price for this course is $315 (GST Included) non-refundable.

(FRIP sponsoring company representatives can use the coupon code that was emailed to you for “no charge registration”. Contact mark@coolenforestry.com if you’ve misplaced your code.)

 

 Registration:

Registration is limited.

Registration will close March 29, 2019.

Click on this link or copy/paste it into your browser to register online:

https://www.cognitoforms.com/WOLF4/WOLFCourseRegistrationForFORESTMANAGEMENTHERBICIDETRAININGTier2

For technical issues with registration online contact mark@coolenforestry.com

 

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)

 Financial support:

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:

WOLF                                                                                                                https://www.w-o-l-f.ca/

Presentations:

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

Greg Simm, legal counsel for the College of Alberta Professional Forest Technologists

Milo Mihajlovich Owner Mihajlovich Enterprises Ltd.