VIU Forestry Program goes paperless ?
Students will not need to buy textbooks. Instead students will purchase an iPad - which will contain a virtual library of forestry references. In addition, the GPS-enabled tablets will be used for navigating in the woods, collecting field data, and participating in classroom activities.
What society expects from our forests is ever evolving. In decades past, timber was the mainstay of forest management. In recent years values such as wildlife and fish habitat, biodiversity, recreation and water quality have come to the forefront. Today, how forest management can mitigate climate change is part of the conversation. If these topics interest you, then you should consider a career in forestry.
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