Fall Camp - Forestry - Second Year

Fall Camp - Forestry - Second Year - NRT252

Students will carry out practical exercises and perfect outdoor skills as they relate to a forest technician. Exercises are drawn from the Trees and Shrubs, Field Orientation, Forest Management and Planning, Soils Analysis, Silviculture I and II, Forest Mensuration, Forest Harvesting and Products, and Tree Marking courses. Students will investigate red pine plantations, plant trees, assess planter performance, conduct regen surveys, and tree mark for a regeneration harvest in white pine. Students will learn to select crop trees and utilize clearing saws to safely release them from competition. In addition, students will visit a long-term research site relating to jack pine productivity.