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Forestry Technology (Grenada Campus)

Instructor:
James Floyd
jafloyd@holmescc.edu
662-227-2336

Forestry TechnologyForest Technology is an intensive program of instruction and training to prepare individuals for service in different aspects of forest management operations.

Major topics of the program include: the role of foresters in society; the identification and evaluation of forest and ornamental woody species; the manipulation of forest stands to produce specific benefits; the impacts of fire, insects, and disease in forest stands; forest measurement and mapping methods; and timber harvesting and utilization systems.

Emphasis throughout the program is placed upon developing strong communication skills through written and oral assignments and upon developing a professional attitude of conduct.

This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.

The Forest Technology Department will provide educational preparation for employment in forestry-related technologies, which will prepare the student for productive employment as well as provide opportunities for lifelong learning.