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Ecosite Classification, Forested Reclamation Criteria And Record Of Observations Tool (2010)


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Course Description

This Three-day course includes two days of classroom and a day of field assessment. The course will provide practical guide to the application of the ecosite classification, forest soils, the 2010 Reclamation Criteria for Well sites and Associated Facilities for Forested Lands and the Record of Observation (ROO) Tool.

The combined Ecosite Classification and Reclamation Course with associated field assessments will provide a practical guide to ecosite classification and the AESRD Record of Observation for the 2010 Forested lands Reclamation Criteria for wellsites and associated facilities.

Reclamation Certificate applications for sites submitted after January 1, 2012 must conform to the 2010 Reclamation Criteria for Wellsites and Associated Facilities. Sites assessed using the 2010 criteria must use the 2010 Record of Observations form. The course materials are a practical and professional approach to understanding and recording the required data in a consistent and repeatable process.

Regulators, disposition holders, site construction contractors, reclamation consultants and contractors, Foresters, Forest Technologists, Biologists, Agrologists and anyone involved in the development and reclamation of wellsites in Alberta will need to attend this course to stay current with the latest regulation and best management practices.

(Delivery of the courses listed as Environmental Training may be funded by FRIAA until September 2017)
(*Courses are available online)

This course is delivered in partnership with Northern Lakes College and Woodland Operations Learning Foundation (WOLF )

 Delivery and content is designed for forest resource development and management agencies, including government, utility, and petroleum and wood sectors.

 Contractors, employees, supervisors and recreational forest users of all educational backgrounds will learn about science, regulation and best practice from these courses.

 Instructors are trained, experienced educators and subject matter experts.

 Training is delivered where and when you want in classroom, field, online or combined formats

 For face to face delivery, small classes of 15 to 25 people over 6 to 8 hours are normal. Larger groups may be accommodated with concurrent and/or sequential sessions or as seminars or even conferences.

 Competence may be examined and certificates of completion are issued for satisfactory test results.

 Most courses are eligible for Continuing Competence Credit for Alberta Professional Forest Technologists and Foresters.

 Standards meet or exceed third party certification requirements for CSA, FSC or SFI.

 Courses may be modified to meet local needs for time, regulation or other constraints, but this may affect certification outcomes and cost.

 Courses are 6 hours in length.

 Call or email Continuing Education & Corporate Training (CE&CT) for a quote today.

Withdrawals and Refunds

 Your registration will be fully refunded when notice of withdrawal is given two (2) working days before the course start date.  When notification is received less than two (2) full working days before the course start date no refund will be issued.  If you are unable to attend your course, you may arrange for someone to take your place by contacting Continuing Education & Corporate Training at or 780-849-8623.


Northern Lakes College reserves the right to re-schedule or cancel a course that lacks sufficient registrations to provide a satisfactory learning atmosphere. In this event your registration fee will be refunded in full or applied to the re-scheduled course.

Fee Payment

Fee Payment: Fees are due at the time of registration. Northern Lakes College accepts cash, cheque, money order, debit, VISA, MasterCard, American Express. Invoicing to a company requires a Purchase Order (PO).