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2265 Trees: An Ecological Approach to Their Care

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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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  2265 - 007 Trees: An Ecological Approach To Their Care    
  Fall - 15   Status:  Available
Section Schedule:   Tue 6:00PM - 8:30PM
6 Oct 2015 to 10 Nov 2015
Class Schedule: 6 Sessions
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $305.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
Campus:   St. George Campus
Delivery Options:  IN-CLASS
Instructors: Ed Borczon, B.Sc.F.