UBCO Fundamentals of Wildland Fire Ecology and Management Micro-Credential Program
UBCO’s Fundamentals of Wildland Fire Ecology and Management micro-credential program consists of three online courses and focusses on combining western science and Indigenous Knowledge to provide education about wildfire management. This program is designed for:
- professionals with a university degree or college diploma in a related discipline;
- practicing environmental and resource professionals: agrologists, biologists, fire ecologists, firefighters, fire and forest technicians, foresters, landscape and forest managers, and urban or landscape planners;
- land managers employed in forestry, agriculture, land development, and wildfire resiliency;
- different levels of government (municipal, provincial, federal, and Indigenous);
- conservation organizations and agencies;
- individuals seeking employment in an environmental field; and
- post-secondary students seeking to gain practical experience.
The Fundamentals of Wildland Fire Ecology and Management program runs from December 2023 to May 2023, and the deadline for enrollment in the course is November 27, 2023.