We’re excited to be offering online courses for those looking to further their learning in invasive species prevention and management.
Read the course descriptions below and sign up for our email list to be the first to know when they’re available.
Invasive Forest Pest Training
This course provides a comprehensive look at some of the harmful invasive species that currently threaten the health and stability of Canadian forests. Each lesson focuses on a species traits, dispersal, impacts, and management. Learning how to identify these invasive forest pests is important in stopping their spread and reducing their ecological, economic, and social impacts.
You will learn how to identify and report 5 important invasive species, including:
- White Pine Blister Rust
- Dutch Elm Disease
- Emerald Ash Borer
- Spongy moth (formerly known as Gypsy Moth)
- Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Oak Wilt Online Learning
The Invasive Species Centre’s Online Oak Wilt Course has been designed to give you the knowledge and skills to understand, identify, and manage oak wilt in your community.