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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
NSC - 2019 Winter ConferenceNorthern Silviculture Committee: 2019 Winter Conference - Save the date!Feb 26, 2019Prince George BCPRD_NSC01
CIF-Vancouver Section Dinner 2018-2019Canadian Institute of Forestry-Vancouver presents on Feb 26, 2019:   Ten Emerging BC Forestry Initiatives with Dr. Bill Bourgeois, New Direction Resource Management Ltd., as speaker. Attendance is eligible for claiming as a Professional Development Continuing Education activity. CIF members and other interested parties are welcome to attend.Feb 26, 2019Vancouver BCPRD_CIFV10
CSC - 2019 Winter WorkshopCoastal Silviculture Committee: 2019 Winter Workshop. "Will Tradition work in the Transition?" Exploring challenges and new approaches in a rapidly changing coastal climate - The Coastal Transition Zone (CTZ).Feb 26, 2019Nanaimo BCPRD_CSC01
WCC Winter/Spring 2019: Wildfire Risk Reduction in WhistlerWhistler is located in an area with high wildfire risks and significant community and provincial values. Heather Beresford, Environmental Services Manager, Resort Municipality of Whistler, Bruce Blackwell, B.A. Blackwell and Associates Ltd., and Tom Cole, Forestry Manager, Cheakamus Community Forest, will review how the Resort Municipality has assessed wildfire risk then planned and implemented wildfire risk reduction activities at both the landscape and community scales, including FireSmart, high priority area fuel treatments and fuel break logging.Mar 07, 2019Webinar BCPRD_WCC02
CIF-International Forestry Tour to IrelandCanadian Institute of Forestry/Institut Forestier du Canada is hosting a one week cultural and forestry tour of Ireland in conjunction with Teagasc (pronounced "chaugs", the Irish equivalent of FPInnovations) the week of May 12th to 18th 2019.Mar 12, 2019Dublin PRD_CIF08
GenomeBC: Genomics in an Era of Shifting Ecological BaselineClimate change is affecting British Columbia in many ways. In recent years we have seen intense fire activity and massive insect outbreaks. It is imperative that we document our current ecological baselines so that we can better recognize, manage, and respond to change.Mar 12, 2019Cranbrook BCPRD_GBC01
EGBC: Snow Avalanche Risk Assessment & MitigationIn this webinar, Dr. Bruce Jamieson, P.Eng., and Dr. Dave Gauthier, P.Eng./P.Geo. will identify some of the aspects of snow avalanches that make them different from other slope hazards like debris flows, as well as the effects of these differences on assessment and/or mitigation methods. They will also outline selected methods for characterizing snow avalanche terrain and extreme snow avalanches, as well as present examples of assessment methods, mapping methods, and mitigation methods.Mar 14, 2019Webinar BCPRD_EGBC22
NEPCon-FSC Forest Management Expert CourseNEPCon - Nature Economy and People Connected. NEPCon will be providing a FSC Forest Management Expert Course in Kelowna, BC, Canada on March 18-22, 2019. The course will take place at coworking space coLab ( 18, 2019Kelowna BCPRD_NEPC01
CIF-Vancouver Section Dinner 2018-2019Canadian Institute of Forestry-Vancouver presents on March 19, 2019: Government Actions with Diane Nicholls, RPF, ADM and Chief Forester, Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resources and Rural Development, as speaker. Attendance is eligible for claiming as a Professional Development Continuing Education activity. CIF members and other interested parties are welcome to attend.Mar 19, 2019Vancouver BCPRD_CIFV11
UNBC: Advances in Land Reclamation: From Theory to PracticeA comprehensive review of reclamation techniques, technologies and considerations, paired with relevant case studies highlighting respective successes and challenges is provided. This course is beneficial to environmental regulators, practitioners, consultants, managers and decision-makers working in reclamation and/or anyone engaged in similar work specific to their job.Mar 21, 2019Prince George BCPRD_UNBC14
WCC Winter/Spring 2019: Fuel Management EffectivenessFuel Management Effectiveness Research in Inland Forests - with Susan Prichard, Research Scientist, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, University of Washington as speaker. Susan 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.Mar 21, 2019Webinar BCPRD_WCC03
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
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
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