Urban Forestry Class @ North Seattle CC

Survival RingsExplore the urban forest as you never have before and gain restoration skills in this hands-on course. These amazing greenspaces provide a retreat from the city, essential habitat for a variety of wildlife, pollution removal from our neighborhoods, and increased quality of life. The urban forest is one of Seattle’s greatest natural resources and we play a key role in its health and survival. Topics include Forest Ecology, Plant Identification, Forest Restoration and Community Engagement. Engage with others in your community and neighborhood in this exciting experience. Clock hours available for teachers. Register HERE today.

OSU e-campus to offer urban forestry course this fall

FOR 350 Urban Forestry (3) will be available this fall through Oregon State University’s award winning e-campus. This online course is listed as an “introduction to principles and practices of planting and managing trees as a system of urban environment; understanding the economic, environmental, social aspects of urban forests, and an overview of contemporary land use issues and societal perspectives between people and plants.”

http://ecampus.oregonstate.edu/soc/ecatalog/ecoursedetail.htm?subject=FOR&coursenumber=350&termcode=201001

For more information, contact OSU Extended Campus, 800-667-1465 or ecampus@oregonstate.edu.