Professional Development in Land Management
Upgrade your knowledge base or further your education with these online classes. The College of Agriculture & Bioresources offers five new 6-week online classes. Set your own schedule and study from the comfort of your home or business.
Classes are $150.00 plus GST. Click the couse title below for the description and link to register.
If you are looking to take these classes for university degree credit, please contact Jill Turner.
- Learn how soil sampling can provide reliable evidence to address various problems.
- Design and implement sampling programs.
- Gain experience in performing basic calculations.
- Develop methods to express variability associated with different soil properties.
Term Dates: Feb. 20 – April 3
This class is an introduction to digital mapping and spatial analysis.
- Learn to create maps and input data.
- Become familiar with basic GIS operations.
- Gain hands-on experience using ESRI ArcGIS 10.x software.
Term Dates: Oct. 23 – Dec. 4
- Learn different properties form in the field.
- Determine how these properties can be used to assign horizon labels.
- Become familiar with the Canadian System of Soil Classification.
Term Dates: Sept. 6 - Oct. 18
Land stewardship is an inherent right and responsibility of the Indigenous people, who believe the land is a gift from the Creator to care for and sustain all living beings on earth.
- Examine concepts of traditional Indigenous land stewardship as the foundational principles of land management and tenure.
- Understand Federal Government programs on land management.
- Review the Land Management Frameworks applicable on Indigenous Nation reserve lands
Term Dates: Feb. 20 - April 3
The Crown has a constitutional duty to consult and accommodate Aboriginal peoples in Canada.
- Review the history of the duty to consult using examples arisen in context to Aboriginal peoples’ interests in land use management
- Examine current policies and practice
- Learn the roles for federal, provincial & territorial agencies, Aboriginal groups, and third parties.
Term Dates: Jan. 3 – Feb. 14