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 Urban Forestry
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SchoolFleming College
LocationPeterborough, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 6,200
DegreeCertificate
Honours
Co-op
Length1 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
  • 2 of   English 
Prerequisites NotesCompletion of Standard First Aid and Heart Saver CPR is required for entry to the program. Students are also recommended to have a strong background in plant biology and/or horticulture, and should preferably be in possession of a valid G driver's licence and in good physical condition.
Cost
National: $3,432
Scholarships1 scholarship(s)
DescriptionThis program focuses on the 'non-climbing' aspects of urban forestry and landscape care. You can help make our cities a better place to be after completing Fleming's new Urban Forestry certificate. Trees clean the air and provide much needed 'green' relief from the concrete jungle in our towns and cities. You will learn how to care for urban trees and tree canopies, and gain a basic understanding of the landscape industry.

As an Urban Forestry graduate, you'll be able to work maintaining and preserving trees and shrubs in the urban landscape and green spaces of our communities. You'll have the theoretical and practical knowledge to work on all aspects of urban tree care. Employers include municipalities, private companies, utility companies, and provincial ministries.
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