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Survival Skills: The Economic Transitioning of Forestry and Other Single Industry Communities [Fundy Model Forest, FMF]

Publisher: 
Fundy Model Forest
Year of publication: 
2007

Forestry communities, like all single industry communities in New Brunswick and across Canada, are facing difficult times and unprecedented challenges as the main employers close or leave town. This literature review examines the economic transitioning of single industry communities with a focus on forestry communities. Literature was reviewed from a wide variety of sources including journal articles, Government documents and reports, as well as publications from a wide variety of websites and organizations.

Aboriginal Forestry Education and Training Catalogue [National Aboriginal Forestry Association, NAFA]

Publisher: 
National Aboriginal Forestry Association
Year of publication: 
2002

NAFA hopes this catalogue will be used to: (1) increase awareness among Aboriginal students of the possibilities of careers and training in natural resource management; (2) profile institutions and organizations who offer Aboriginal content and support services; and (3) encourage education and training institutions, organizations and companies to address Aboriginal values and issues in their programs.

Aboriginal Human Resource Professionals and Skill Development Needs in the Bioeconomy and Environmental Servicing [National Aboriginal Forestry Association, NAFA]

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Publisher: 
English
Year of publication: 
2010

The bioeconomy and the protection of ecological/environmental goods and services (EGS), often referred to as the conservation economy, provide significant opportunity for First Nations. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the Aboriginal human resource professional and skill development needs in these two emerging sub sectors of the forest economy.

Silviculture Worker Lesson Plan [Cornerpost]

Publisher: 
Cornerpost
Year of publication: 
2000

Information about enrolling in a course entitled "silviculture worker lesson plan". The “Lesson Plan” is very comprehensive in scope. While dealing with the tools of the forestry trade, particularly chainsaw safety and the physical well being of the worker, the Lesson Plan also covers the mental well being of the worker by covering such areas as harassment and employee rights.

Forest Fire Suppression Course [Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Forestry]

Publisher: 
Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Forestry

Woodlot managers must be prepared to protect their livelihoods, which includes the threat of forest fires. This website contains Information about enrolling in a forest fire suppression course.

Events for Woodlot Owners [Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, NSDNR]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

A list of events for woodlot owners, including information about the forest ecosystem classification trainers' certification course, management techniques, chainsaw use and safety training, and sustainable woodlot management workshop.

Basic Forest Fire Suppression Course [Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, NSDNR]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

Developed to provide basic fire suppression training that would enable first responders to safely and effectively manage forest fires. It is intended for members of fire departments, industry, community college students, and those interested in wildland fire fighting.

Scaling School - Application [Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, NSDNR]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

Application to enroll in scaling school.

Scaling School [Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, NSDNR]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

This Scaling School is primarily intended for people with previous training and/or experience in scaling. Candidates may write the Stacked Wood Scalers Exam and/or the Log Scaling Exam. Candidates who complete the written exams and practical tests to the satisfaction of the Board of Examiners (Scaling) and who obtain the required scaling experience, will qualify for a Stacked Wood License, a Saw log Scaling License or a Primary Wood Products Scaling License which authorizes the person to scale all primary wood products.

Sustainable Engineering Program [University of Prince Edward Island, UPEI]

Publisher: 
University of Prince Edward Island

An integrated, stream of project-based design clinic courses through all four-years of the program provides students with the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills through working on real community and industry-based projects. Traditional content courses are delivered via an integrated and timely approach so that professional practice skills are developed in a simulated workplace environment.

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