Training Opportunities

Upcoming Tree Marking Courses – 2018

Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry have entered into an agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry to deliver the Ontario Tree Marking Courses, including the Level 1, Level 2, and Refresher Courses. Following is information on the courses that will be available this year:

LEVEL 1 will be held from September 10-14, 2018 in Huntsville, ON. This course will provide training sufficient to allow people to function in a tree marking crew under the supervision of a more experienced person, and for successful candidates, following a Field Evaluation Audit, can lead to issuance of a Level 1 Tree Marking Course Certificate.

LEVEL 2 Auditors Course will be held from June 5-7, 2018 at the Canadian Ecology Centre in Mattawa, ON. Successful completion of this course will allow participants to function as tree marking auditors.

Refresher Course will be held from October 2-3, 2018 at the Canadian Ecology Centre in Mattawa, ON. Both Level 1 and Level 2 Certificates expire after 5 years and renewal through a Refresher Course is required prior to that time in order to maintain the qualification.

For more detailed information, including how to register for one of the above-noted courses, please click here.

Should you have any questions regarding these Courses, please contact Al Corlett, Forests Ontario by email at or by telephone at 647-880-7906.

Upcoming Webinar Series offered by Ontario Government

A complimentary series of Webinars is being offered by the Ontario Government to help the vendor community understand the procurement policies and practices of the Ontario government. The Webinars are as follows:

Webinar – How to Do Business with the Ontario Government

April 25, 2018 from 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Learn about:

  • The Ontario Public Service procurement process
  • The Ontario Tenders Portal
  • The Vendor of Record program
  • How to respond to procurement opportunities
  • How to market to the Ontario government

To register, click here.