This course covers the planning and establishment of natural resource road access including Total Chance
Planning, assessing terrain stability and potential environmental impacts of road construction route
reconnaissance, road location, survey, and design techniques and construction costing, road construction
methods, bridges and drainage structures, road management strategies, as well as the applicable legislation and
Prerequisites: Successful completion of first year courses as per school policy or under School Chair approval in unique circumstances.
The course also reviews basic forest hydrology principles and the effects that resource road construction and
forest harvesting might have on the hydrology of a forested watershed. Additionally, the Skattebo Integrated
Project includes elements of project management such as work plan formulation, scheduling, task and duration
definition. Aspects of a safe work environment are emphasized during each learning activity.