Gain hands-on skills for a range of entry-level careers in the forestry industry. You’ll learn silviculture, harvesting, occupational safety, surveying, timber cruising, grading and overall resource management. As a graduate, you’ll be prepared to work safely and productively in a range of entry-level forestry and harvesting positions.
Applicants with previous forestry experience may be admitted with department member approval.
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There’s really nothing like working in the woods. This program lets students explore a wide range of forestry theory and resource management and apply their learning in the field with working professionals. Forestry is an ever evolving art and science. I can’t imagine doing anything else.
Coleen MacLean-Marlow, registered professional forester, NIC forestry instructor