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  • You will see the forest for more than just the trees.

  • Get hands-on learning from passionate instructors

  • Experiential learning brings classroom knowlege to life.

  • Industry connections enhance learning

  • Collaborate with classmates in a field setting.

  • You will dig deep and uncover your natural career potential

Program At-A-Glance

Length of Study: 
2-Year
Accreditation: 
Diploma
Campus: 
Castlegar

The BC Forest Professional

Article on Selkirk's Forestry Program in BC Forest Professional
Read more about Selkirk's Forest Technology Program in the July - Aug 2013 Edition.

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A key partner in post-secondary in the region and a vital legacy that continues to build strong community, Columbia Basin Trust has added Selkirk College instructor Carol Andrews to its Board of Directors.

A key partner in post-secondary in the region and a vital legacy that continues to build strong community, Columbia Basin Trust has added Selkirk College instructor Carol Andrews to its Board of Directors.

The future of the forest industry in British Columbia is fast changing and with a $1.7 million grant from the federal government, Selkirk College will now take the lead in making sure that the region's sector remains competitive and becomes a leader in the years ahead.

The future of the forest industry in British Columbia is fast changing and with a $2 million grant from the federal government, Selkirk College will now take the lead in making sure that the region's sector remains competitive and becomes a leader in the years ahead.

Selkirk College is set to celebrate Grad 2018 at the Castlegar Campus on April 27 with students, families and friends. As we prepare for the big day, meet Integrated Environmental Planning Program student Chris Black who has been chose as the Class of 2018's valedictorian.

Selkirk College is set to celebrate Grad 2018 at the Castlegar Campus on April 27 with students, families and friends. As we prepare for the big day, meet Integrated Environmental Planning Program student Chris Black who has been chosen as the Class of 2018's valedictorian.

After landing a dream internship in the Netherlands, Geographic Information Systems Program student Karen Godbout is now using her education and skills to help the fight against worst international crimes.

After landing a dream internship in the Netherlands, Geographic Information Systems Program student Karen Godbout is now using her education and skills to help the fight against the worst international crimes and help bring justice to the victims.

Discovering a new ecosystem and exploring the importance of Indigenous culture within the resource industry was the focus of a recent journey west to Merritt for students in the Selkirk College Forest Technology Program.

Discovering a new ecosystem and exploring the importance of Indigenous culture within the resource industry was the focus of a recent journey west to Merritt for students in the Selkirk College Forest Technology Program.

Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia recently awarded School of Environment & Geomatics students excelling at their recent conference.

Last month, students of the School of Environment & Geomatics took part in a day-long conference held on the Castlegar Campus to present scientific findings from months of applied research. Recently, five students who excelled at their presentation were awarded for their work.

What Students Say

I came to Selkirk because of the location and the reputation of the forestry diploma within the BC forestry industry.
Kevin Heidt, Forest Technology Program 2011 Graduate. Current Forest Technician.
I found that Selkirk's Forestry Technology  program was very field-based and designed around real world applications.
- Aiden Wiechulam Forestry Technology Program 2012 Graduate. Current UBC, obtaining Masters.