Continuing Education

Agriculture

Pruning Workshop

Cost: $79

This six-hour hands-on workshop covers basic pruning techniques applicable to a wide variety of plant material. Participants work on different trees, ornamental shrubs, and a fruit tree to learn to make proper cuts. Dress for the weather and bring your own pruners, such as secateurs or loppers.

Abbotsford campus

Oct 6 | 80056, 1 session, Sat, 10 am-4 pm

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Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Introduction to Mushrooms — NEW

Cost: 245
Prerequisite: None

Identify wild mushrooms of the south coast of B.C. with experienced mycologist Dr. Sharmin Gamiet. Work through the dichotomous keys that are frequently used in mushroom identification and review a list of references used to identify mushrooms. Develop a solid understanding of the differences between choice, delectable, and poisonous mushrooms. A list of references used to identify mushrooms is provided. Purchase David Aurora’s Mushroom Demystified from the UFV Bookstore in Chilliwack. This introductory course is an excellent foundation for those pursuing careers in eco-tourism, culinary arts, wild crafting and ecology. A field trip is included to get first-hand experience. Date and time will be determined in class, based on weather conditions.

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Oct 2–16 | 80215, 3 sessions and field trip, Tue, 7–9 pm

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Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register

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