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2265 Trees: An Ecological Approach to Their Care

Course Details

This visually rich survey examines how trees and forests function ecologically in urban and rural settings, and how they can be managed sustainably following scientific principles. Topics include tree identification, tree health and care, historical impact of settlement on southern Ontario's forests, tree planting and forest restoration, forest ecology, old-growth forests, enhancement of wildlife habitat as well as management for maple syrup, Christmas trees and wood. Participants learn to complete a managed Forest Plan under the provincial Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program, which allows a reduction in property taxes.

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