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Peace River branch - Soil Landscapes refresher course

August 24, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Peace River
PD hours: 

Course:  Soil Landscapes refresher course

organized by Peace River branch

Instructors: Sandra Burton, Richard Kabzems, and Matthias Loeseken

When: Sat. August 24, 2019,  8:00 am -5:00 pm

Where:  Meet at the Mile 22 Community Park Baseball diamond at 8 am, then carpool and travel to the site.

Description: Refresh your experience with classification of soils found in the BC Peace River area.  A better understanding of soil processes and how they are used in the Canadian Soil Classification System provide insight and application to a wide variety of land use activities.  Field tests for soil health and soil quality are now commonly used by agronomists and land managers.  We will demonstrate some of these on Peace River soil and discuss applicability and interpretations.

Equipment to bring: Shovel, field gear, field clothes, water bottle.  Any soil references that they use in the field.

Max amount of Participants: 20 people

Cost: $50 for BCIA members and $100 for non-BCIA members

Login and register as a member on the BCIA website (below)

Non-members, please complete the registration form

Please bring your own lunch and water.

Location map.  Below is a map of where the diamonds are off the Alaska Highway. Below are some directions.  Direction to the site from Fort St John- Travel towards Dawson on Alaska Highway, turn east (left ) onto Old Alaska Highway. Travel roughly 1.3km and turn left onto Lebell Road. Ball Diamond is on  right hand side.  Direction to the site from Dawson Creek- Travel towards Fort St John on Alaska Highway, turn east (right) onto Old Alaska Highway at the second access (go across the Kiskatinaw River Bridge on the Alaska Highway). Travel 1.3km and turn left onto Lebell Road. Ball Diamond is on right hand side.