Students will conduct a health checkup of a local forest or wooded area, take forestry measurements and evaluate the ecological services provided by trees and forests.
9 – 9:45 Introduction to forestry, forest products careers and present forestry and harvesting operations videos
9:45 – 10:30 Tree identification and Virtual Reality Logging Tours
10:30 – 11:30 Leave and transport to Perkins Park, Big Bay
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch at Perkins Park (Hots dogs/chips/beverages at Perkins Park or bring your own lunch)
12:30 – 1 Transport to harvesting operational site
1 – 2:30 Tour of harvesting site and harvesting equipment, meet harvesting staff
2:30 – 3:30 Return to Jacobetti Center