Continuing Education Credits/Units

CECs/CEUs have been confirmed for:

  • Western Canada Turfgrass Association (WCTA)
  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)

The Program has been submitted to the British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects (BCSLA), and Planning Institute of BC (PIBC) for review.

Select from the drop down menu below to view the CEC/CEU information.

Western Canada Turfgrass Association (WCTA)

The following sessions have been approved for CEUs by the WCTA.

To receive the CEUs, please remember to sign out at the end of each session, to confirm your attendance. The sign-out process must be completed in order to receive your credits.

February 26 — Parks Maintenance Focus

Time Session CECs
10:45 - 11:45 AM B2: What Will You Do When You Can No Longer Use Glyphosate for Weed Control?
  • 0.5 IPM – Landscape & Dispenser

 

February 27 — Horticulture Focus

Time Session CECs

9:30 - 10:30 AM

D3: Japanese Beetle in the City

  • 1.0 IPM –  Landscape & Dispenser

10:45 - 11:45 AM

E2: Best Management Practices for Invasive Species in the Metro Vancouver Region II

  • 1.0 IPM –  Landscape & Dispenser

1 - 2 pm

F2: Best Practices for Invasive Species Prevention: Training BC's Professionals

  • 1.0 IPM –  Landscape & Dispenser

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)

BCRPA Parks Professional pathways has been approved for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) under the ISA Certification Program. Listed below is the identification number and the number of CEU credits awarded for this course/session.

Please see below for the ISA Certification Key.

A- Certified Arborist
T- Tree Worker (TW Climber Specialist)
L- Aerial Lift (TW Aerial Lift Specialist)
M- Municipal Specialist
U- Utility Specialist
Bs- BCMA Science
Bp- BCMA Practice
Bm- BCMA Management

February 25 - Certifications and Workshops

Time Workshop CECs

8:30 - 11:30 am

Dealing with Difficult People: Risk Management Strategies for Parks Staff

  • at Coast Convention Centre, Langley
  • 2.75 CEUs –  A, M, Bm
12:30 - 3:30 pm

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS) Certification Course

  • At Douglas Park Community Centre, Vancouver
  • 2.75 CEUs  – A, U, M, Bm, T, L

February 26 - Parks Maintenance Focus

Time Session CECs

8:15 - 9:15 am

Opening Keynote:

Top Trends in Parks for 2020

  • 1.0 CEUs –  A, M, Bm
9:30 - 10:30 am  

A1: Snapshots: Innovations in Parks

  • 1.0 CEUs – A, M, Bm

A2: Natural Areas Restoration

  • 1.0 CEUs – A, M, Bm

A3: Modern Maintenance and Management for Trails and Parks

  • 1.0 CEUs – A, M, Bm
10:45 am - 11:45 am B1: Supporting Irrigated Green Spaces
  • 1.0 CEUs – A, M, Bp
1:00 - 2:00 pm C3: Wildfire in the Urban Interface
  • 1.0 CEUs - A, U, M, Bm
2:15 - 3:15 pm

Closing Plenary:

Taking the Fear out of Asset Management for Parks

  • 1.25 CEUs - A, M, Bm

February 27 - Horticulture Focus

Time Session CECs

8:15 - 9:15 am

Opening Plenary:

There is no "I" in team — but there is "M E"
  •  1.0 CEUs –  A, M, Bm

9:30 - 10:30 am 

 

D1: Made-in-Canada: Tracking Canadian City Park Trends
  • 1.0 CEUs –  A, M, Bm
  D3: Japanese Beetle in the City: Battling an Invasive in the Heart of Vancouver
  • 1.0 CEUs –  A, M, Bp
10:45 - 11:45 am

E1: Productive Conflict - Leaning into Conversations that Matter

  • 1.0 CEUs  – A, M, Bm
 

E2: Best Management Practices for Invasive Species in the Metro Vancouver Region II

  • 1.0 CEUs  A, M, Bm
 

E3: Ecologically Modeled Planting Design

  • 1.0 CEUs  A, M, Bm
1:00 - 2:00 pm

F1: Snapshots: Climate Change Adaptation Solutions

  • 1.0 CEUs  A, M, Bm

F2: Best Practices for Invasive Species Prevention: Training BC's Industry Professionals

  • 1.0 CEUs  A, M, Bm

F3: Pollinator Meadows along Transmission Rights of Way

  • 1.0 CEUs  A, U, M, Bm

February 28 - Certifications and Workshops

Time Workshop CECs

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Occupational First Aid Certification Training

  • at Timms Community Centre, Langley
  • 7.00 CEUs –  A, U,  Bm, T, L
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Ecologically Modelled Planting Design Workshop

  • at UBC, Vancouver
  • 2.5 CEUs  – A, M, Bm

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Check out the Program Guide for full details.