Forestry training

This course is designed for individuals wishing to increase their understanding of forests and forest management. You will learn to identify trees and plants in a variety of habitats found in the whole world. You will study how to use different characteristics such as leaf shape, arrangement, bark texture, and habitat to identify trees and plant species. You will also learn to use a dichotomous key to assist in the identification of plant species.

1. Course introduction
2. Plant characteristics and nomenclature
3. The Forested Landscape
4. The Forest and the Trees
5. Fundamental tree biology
6. How to ID a tree
7. Forest Care
8. Forest Inventory and Analysis
9. The Management Plan
10. The Business of Forestry

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