Required Resources for Week 2 to Week 9 .

Colour codes for Course Modules:

   Forest Ecology and Silvics   FE-1, FE-2, FE-3

   Forest Navigation    FN-1, FN-2, FN-3

   Forest Management using GIS FM-1, FM-2, FM-3

Pre-Work

  YES - Required viewing, reading, doing for the ‘Challenge’ of the week.

   NO - Required reading to pass Course Module

Format - all Resources are hyperlinked

  Text PDF - usually a Word document or a PDF file

  Video - usually sourced from YouTube

  PPT - powerpoint presentation

  JPG - some type of image - usually a map

  Excel - spreadsheet

  Certificate - on line course you must complete

  Web - direct link to a website

  Handout - provided in Thursday morning session

Course Module

  Example FE-1 is Forest Ecology and Silvics module one (basic ecology)

Week 2 – Challenge 1

Pre-Work

Format

Course Module

Challenge 1 Process

Yes

Text

FE-1

Challenge 1 Submission

Yes

Text

FE-1

Plot Centre Waypoints for Challenge 1

Yes

XCL

FE-1

Forest Covertype / Road Form

Yes

Text

FE-1

Example of a completed Challenge 1

Yes

Text

ALL

Forest Stand Dynamics - Intro

Yes

Video

FE-1

Forest Stand Dynamics -Intro

Yes

PPT

FE-1

Concept of Growing Space

Yes

Video

FE-1

Proper Operational Road Layout

Yes

PPT

FN-1

Mapwel Basic Functions

Yes

Video

FN-1

GPS /Mapwell– Downloading maps

Yes

Video

FN-1

GPS – Basics Use

Yes

Video

FN-1

GPS – Entering Coord. – finding maps

Yes

Video

FN-1

GPS- How to use Tracks

Yes

Video

FN-1

How to use Map Setup in the GPS

Yes

Video

FN-1

Basics of Coordinate Systems Used

Yes

Video

FN-1

Map of CKL Forest

Yes

JPG

FN-3

Aerial Photo of CKL Forest

Yes

JPG

FN-3

GPS Task 1

Yes

Text

FN-3    

Refresher on Photosynthesis

No

Video

FE-1

Forest Stand Dynamics –ch 2&3

No

PDF

FE-1

Tree Response to Disturbance

No

Video

FE-1

Trees, Roots and Soil

No

Video

FE-1

Plant Collection

No

PDF

FE-3

What is Required for a ‘Good Map’

Yes

Video

FN-3

Cropped Forest

Yes

Mapwell

FN-3

Cropped Streams

Yes

Mapwell

FN-3

Cropped_Roads

Yes

Mapwel

FN-3

Week 3 - Challenge 2

Pre-Work

Format

Course Module

Challenge 2: Process

Yes

Text

FE-1

Challenge 2 Submission

Yes

Text

FE-1

Challenge 2 Submission Example

Yes

PDF

FE-1

Challenge 2 Example Report

Yes

Text

FE-1

Purpose of PSPs / PGPs in Forestry

Yes

Video

FE-1

PGP Student Manual - by chapter

Yes

 PDF

FE-2

Examples of Completed PGP forms

Yes

Excel

FE-2

Blank PGP Forms

Yes

Excel File

FE-2

Stem Mapping Form

Yes

Excel

FE-2

Overview of the Required PGP Forms

Yes

Video

FE-1

How to Create a Route on a GPS

Yes

Video

FN-3

GPS Task_2

Yes

Text

FN-3

How to Use a Soil Probe for Soil Texturing

Yes

Video

FN-3

PGP1: How to Tag and Number Trees

Yes

Video

FE-1

PGP2: How to Correctly Take DBH

Yes

Video

FE-1

PGP3: How to Record Tree Azimuth and Dist.

Yes

Video

FE-1

Purpose of ELCs in Forestry

No

Video

FE-2

PSP and PGP Reference Manual

No

PDF

FE-2

Forest Stand Disturbance - Cause and Result

No

Video

FE-1

Frogs, Snakes and Turtles

No

Handout

FM-1

Introduction to SAR

No

Website

FM -1

Annual Allowable Cut - Volume Based

No

Video

FM-1

Annual Allowable Cut Concepts-Area Based

No

Video

FM -1

Geographical Information OverviewConcepts

No

Video

FM-1

Preparation for Silvics Testing

No

PDF

FE-4

Week 4 – Challenge 3

Pre-Work

Format

Course Module

Challenge 3 Submission

Yes

Text

FM-3

Summary Report

Yes

Text

FE-2

Forest Compliance Handbook 2010

Yes

PDF File

FM-2

Pre-Harvest Silvicultural Prescriptions

Yes

PDF

FM-2

FTG Basic Overview

Yes

Text

FM-2

Free To Grow Assessments

Yes

PDF

FM-2

Example of PHSP, FTG, WSFG Notes

Yes

PDF

FM-2

Example of Compliance Report

Yes

PDF

FM-2

Example of a FTG

Yes

PDF

FM-2

Basics of ArcMap - Task

No

Text

FM-4

Mattawa Forest Data

No

7 Zip file

FM-4

Z-Zip Program

No

EXE

FM-4

Getting Started with GIS

Yes

Cert.

FM-4

Introduction to Surveying

No

PPT

FN-2

GPS Task 3

Yes

Text

FN-3

How to calibrate Mapwel maps

Yes

Video

FN-3

How to enter Lines/Polygons in Mapwel

Yes

Video

FN-3

Ganaraska_Forest Map

Yes

JPG

FN-3

Stand Initiation Stage 

No

Video

FE-2

Stem Exclusion Stage – single cohort

No

Video

FE-2

Stem Exclusion Stage – mixed cohort

No

Video

FE-2

Understory Re-initiation Stage and Old Growth

No

Video

FE-2

MFTIP Overview Concepts - OMNR

No

Web

FM-1

Forest Management in Ontario – intro

No

Video

FM-1

OMNR Forestry Glossary and Abbreviations

No

PDF

FM-2

GPS – Using Open Street Mapping

No

Video

FN-3

Week 5 – Challenge 4

Pre-Work

Format

Course Module

Challenge Four - Wildlife habitat analysis

Yes

Text

FM-4

Wildlife Habitat Suitability - FEC Manual

Yes

PDF

FM-2

OMNR CODES

Yes

Excel

FM-4

ArcMap Analysis – 2a Warm Up

Yes

Text

FM-4

ArcMap Analysis - 2b Categorize and Group

Yes

Text

FM-4

ArcMap Analysis - 2c Warm Up

Yes

Text

FM-4

ArcMap Analysis - 2d Query Functions

Yes

Text

FM-4

ArcMap Analysis - 2e Buffering Functions

Yes

Text

FM-4

MFTIP Guide

Yes

PDF

FM-2

Guide to Stewardship Planning for Natural Areas -manual

Yes

PDF

FM-2

Crown Forest Management-Legislation

No

Video

FM-2

Forest Certification 

No

Video

FM-2

State of Canada’s Forest

No

Video

FM-2

State of Canada’s document

No

PDF

FM-2

Presentation of State of Canada’s Forests

No

Ppt

FM-2

Common Survey Leveling Mistakes

No

PPT

FN-3

Use of a Level

No

PPT

FN-3

Use of a Total Station

No

PPT

FN-3

Week 6 – Challenge 5

Pre-Work

Format

Course Module

Challenge Five Submission

Yes

Text

FM-2

MFTIP Guide

Yes

PDF

FM-2

Writing Good Objectives / Activities

Yes

Word

FM_2

MFTIP Forms

Yes

PDF

FM-2

Section 4 Map Form

Yes

PDF

FM-2

Section 6 Map Form

Yes

PDF

FM-2

Guide for Stewardship of Natural Areas

Yes

PDF

FM-2

MFTIP Lab

Yes

Text

FM-3

Cruise Sheet MFTIP

Yes

Excel

FM-3

Section 7 and Section 8 for MFTIP

Yes

Excel

FM-3

Landowner’s objectives and goals

Yes

Excel

FM-2

ArcMap Analysis – 3A Warmup

No

Text

FM-4

ArcMap Analysis – 3B Geoprocessing

No

Text

FM-4

ArcMap Analysis – 3C Warmup

No

Text

FM-4

ArcMap Analysis – 3D Custom Spatial Select

No

Text

FM-4

ArcMap Analysis – 3E Review

No

Text

FM-4

MFTIP Area Map

Yes

PDF

FM-3

Excel Inventory Table Construction

Yes

Text

FM-3

Lindsay Area LVT

Yes

Excel

FM-3

GPS – Loading wpts and routes

Yes

Video

FN-3

Managing a Variety of Forest Spaces

No

Video

FM-2

Crown Timber Charges

No

Website

FM-2

MFTIP Resources - OMNR

No

WebSite

FM-2

ELC Coding

Yes

PDF

FE-2

 

 

 

 

Applies to all Weeks

 

 

 

Good Presentation Techniques

Yes

Youtube

ALL

Create Proper References

Yes

Website

ALL

 Mapwel Version 10.0 - works with eTrex 20!

 Yes

 Progrm.

 ALL