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eRoot Cause Analysis (eRCA)The eRCA FundamentalsTM course, presented by Sologic, allows participants to gain familiarity and confidence with the Sologic RCA (Root Cause Analysis) method in a three-hour, self-paced course.  PRD_EROOT
Forest Engineering Inc.: Cable Logging WorkshopThe 4-day Cable Logging Workshop covers all phases of cable harvesting including systems, equipment, and rigging requirements to meet environmental and economic goals. Strategic planning and system selection are stressed. Advantages and disadvantages of each system will be discussed.Mar 25, 2019Kamloops BCPRD_FEI01
CIF: Consideration & Design of Landscape Level Fuel BreakThe purpose of this webinar is to outline considerations in the location and design of landscape level fuel breaks using a management example from BC to illustrate key points. This will include a discussion of what defines a fuel break and what the minimum standard for a landscape level fuel break should be. Speaker is Bruce Blackwell, MSc, RPF, RPBio, Principal of BA Blackwell and Associates.Mar 26, 2019Online BCPRD_CIF30
Forest Engineering Inc.: Skyline XLThis 1-day workshop on computer payload analysis provides hands-on training with the spreadsheet SkylineXL. The spreadsheet utilizes profile data to analyze Live, Standing, Running, and Multispan harvesting systems. Participants are required to bring a computer running Microsoft Excel 2007 or newer to the workshop. A copy of the latest SkylineXL program will be provided.Mar 29, 2019Kamloops BCPRD_FEI02
VIU: Environmental Monitoring for Construction ProjectsVIU: Natural Resources Extension Program. A comprehensive applied overview of skills, abilities and procedures required for effective monitoring of environmentally related construction projects. This course will include numerous practical exercises and case study reviews where participants are exposed to and complete tasks and requirements for a wide variety of environmental construction projects.Apr 03, 2019North Vancouver BCPRD_VIU05
COFI: 2019 Annual ConventionBC Council of Forest Industries will hold its annual convention, the largest gathering of the forest sector in Western Canada. Each year this event attracts industry CEOs and executives from continental North America and overseas companies, senior representatives from customers, suppliers, financial institutions, law firms, as well as local, provincial, federal government and First Nations leaders.Apr 03, 2019Vancouver BCPRD_COFI01
WCC Spring 2019: Planning for Resilience & ReconciliationPlanning for Resilience and Reconciliation in the Face of a Changing Climate - with speaker Brian Kolman, Team Lead, Skeena Region Initiatives, Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development.Apr 04, 2019Webinar BCPRD_WCC04
EGBC: Resolving Road Construction Issues-Challenging TerrainAs roads are pushed further into challenging terrain, more construction issues are encountered. In this presentation, Jeremy Araki, P.Eng., will present case studies focused on common construction issues found on the coastal, interior, and northern BC. With these case studies, he will address best practices from assessment and design to construction and field reviews.Apr 09, 2019Webinar BCPRD_EGBC23
CIF-Vancouver Section Dinner 2018-2019Canadian Institute of Forestry-Vancouver presents on April 16, 2019: Industry Adaptation with Jeff Mycock, RPF, Chief Forester, West Fraser, as speaker. Attendance is eligible for claiming as a Professional Development Continuing Education activity. CIF members and other interested parties are welcome to attend.Apr 16, 2019Vancouver BCPRD_CIFV12
Consulting and Engaging Aboriginal People - Day 1Since 1996 Mâwandônan Consulting has helped many organizations deal with consulting and engaging with Aboriginal People. Using a combination of information transference and interactive dialogue, participants will be taken through the many complicated aspects of this process. This workshop is designed to provide practical solutions to the questions raised above; solutions that are based on how Aboriginal people would provide them.Apr 17, 2019Kelowna BCPRD_MC0419
Negotiating a Consultation Agreement - Day 2Mâwandônan Consulting: This workshop is designed to provide practical solutions to the questions raised when negotiating a consultation agreement.Apr 18, 2019Kelowna BCPRD_MCDAY2
WCC Spring 2019: FireSmart in BCFireSmart Canada leads the national efforts to engage citizens and communities in reducing wildfire risk reduction. Kelly Johnson, Technical Advisor, FireSmart Canada will describe the national programs and opportunities for communities. In BC, FireSmart programs are championed by BC FireSmart Committee. Kelsey Winter, FireSmart Coordinator, BC Wildfire Services will outline new initiatives in BC to expand FireSmart activities across the province.Apr 18, 2019Webinar BCPRD_WCC05
2019 Fraser Watershed Restoration ConferenceThe Fraser Watershed Restoration Conference will bring together Indigenous leaders, industry experts, government representatives, academics, community officials, and conservationists from British Columbia and across North America, who are interested in advancing watershed restoration and reconciliation with First Nations throughout the watershed.Apr 24, 2019Kamloops BCPRD_FWRC
EGBC: Urban Watershed PlanningWatershed changes caused by urban development present challenges for planners and engineers who must deal with stormwater planning, design, and watercourse drainage within society's expectations and government regulations.Apr 30, 2019Vancouver BCPRD_EGBC20
WCC Spring 2019: Identifying Barriers to Community ActionWildfire disasters like Fort McMurray and Kelowna provided unique opportunities to evaluate wildfire risk mitigations in a Canadian setting. Al Westhaver, Firewise Environmental Consulting will share results of his post-fire studies and provide insights into barriers and challenges to increased community risk reduction action - gained from his many years of work with Alberta/British Columbia communities and collaboration with international fire agencies.May 02, 2019Webinar BCPRD_WCC06
WCC Spring 2019: Effectiveness of Fuel TreatmentsSusan Prichard, Research Scientist, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, University of Washington will share her research on the effects of fire and other disturbances on forest dynamics; climatic change on forest ecosystems; and fuel treatment options to mitigate wildfire effects, with an emphasis on inland forests.May 16, 2019Webinar BCPRD_WCC07
VIU: Erosion and Sediment Control (3-Day)VIU: Natural Resources Extension Program.This course provides a comprehensive, applied overview of skills, abilities and procedures required for effective erosion and sediment control planning, construction and maintenance. Participants are introduced to the theory and practice of erosion and sediment control via in-class lectures and exercises, and numerous field exercises. Considerable time is spent in a field-based practicum, focusing on planning, constructing, evaluating and maintaining erosion structures and products for a wide variety of applications.May 22, 2019Nanaimo BCPRD_VIU06
VIU: SET ET Environmental Technician Certficate Prog; 5 wksVIU: The Environmental Technician Certificate Program (ETCP) is designed to be delivered directly within communities, utilizing local environmental sites and conditions as the “classroom”. The ETCP courses and program are highly applied ´hands-on’ training sessions, with field work, demonstrations, and/or field training taking place most days.May 27, 2019Prince George BCPRD_VIU10
WCC Spring 2019: Wildfire Risk Reduction in National ParksCommunity and Landscape-scale Wildfire Risk Reduction in National Parks  with speaker, Spencer Verdiel, Fire Management Officer with Mount Revelstoke National Park and Glacier National Park, Parks Canada.May 30, 2019Webinar BCPRD_WCC08
VIU: Water Quality Monitoring: Freshwater Sampling & DesignVIU: The intent of the water quality monitoring and design course is to provide participants with knowledge required in order to sample and design programs for effluents and fresh water safely, properly, and with the ability to obtain the best scientifically-defensible results. This will be accomplished through the use of case studies and exercises which will reinforce the principles developed in the classroom. These will uphold current British Columbia Provincial and federal legislation and best management practices for monitoring program design.Jun 04, 2019Williams Lake BCPRD_VIU11