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2019 Course Dates Announced for Ontario Tree Marking Program

Posted: February 28, 2019

The Ontario Tree Marking Program teaches the wise use of silvicultural systems used to sustain and enhance forest ecosystems that existing and future forest industry depends on. The program is delivered by Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry and covers the forest management systems used in Ontario.

2019 course dates have been announced. Registration and other details are available at 

Level 1—September 9th-13th, 2019 in Huntsville, Ontario

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.

Level 2—September 24th-26th, 2019 in Mattawa, Ontario

(Pending minimum registration level reached)

This course is recommended for anyone who is auditing tree marking on Crown land in Ontario. Successful completion of this course will allow participants to function as tree marking auditors.

Refresher—October 1st-2nd, 2019 in Huntsville, Ontario (Exact location To Be Determined)

Refresher courses are mandatory every 5 years for certified tree markers to maintain active status. You may, however, take a refresher anytime prior to the 5-year expiry date.