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Registration Open for Ontario Tree Marker Training Program

Posted: May 1, 2018

The Ontario Tree Marker Training program supports forestry professionals making ‘cut and leave’ decisions for individual trees. Tree markers ensure that trees are harvested in a manner that maintains the integrity of forest ecosystems. Certification is required for those implementing harvesting decisions on Crown Land.

The course is delivered through a partnership between Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry. Level 1 (more details below) is currently open to registration.

Anyone wishing to take this course must register online at:

Level 1 Course – September 10-14, 2018 in Huntsville, ON

This course is mandatory for all tree markers on Crown Land in Ontario. Experience with forestry terminology, tools, species and silvicultural operations would be an asset. This course is a prerequisite for the Level 2 Auditor course.

Time Commitment: 5 days

  • Class and field instructions – 4 days
  • Written and field exams – 1 day

For any additional information regarding course structure, please contact:

Al Corlett, Forests Ontario: – 647-880-7906

For additional information regarding registration or payment, please contact:

Kerry Spencer, Canadian Institute of Forestry: – 1-705-744-1715 x 609