Courses of Study: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

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Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Urban Forestry
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1.) Describe career opportunities in urban forest management.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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Urban Forestry
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2.) Identify arborist safety standards, including International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) regulations.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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Urban Forestry
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3.) Describe climbing equipment used by arborists, including saddles, lanyards, snaps, and ascenders.

•  Demonstrating various types of knots and hitches used by arborists
•  Comparing types of ropes used by arborists
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Urban Forestry
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4.) Compare rigging techniques used by arborists.

Examples: rope positioning, false crotch, speed lining

•  Explaining tensile strength, working loads, and shock loads of ropes used by arborists
•  Identifying rigging equipment used by arborists
Examples: carabiners, slings, block and tackle, figure-eight descenders, lowering devices

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Urban Forestry
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5.) Identify tree-climbing techniques.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Urban Forestry
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6.) Compare management strategies for urban forests.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Urban Forestry
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7.) Compare tree removal methods.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Urban Forestry
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8.) Explain reasons for cabling and bracing a tree.

•  Describing the equipment needed for cabling and bracing a tree
•  Demonstrating tree cabling and bracing techniques
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Urban Forestry
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9.) Explain reasons for tree pruning.

•  Demonstrating tree pruning cuts
•  Identifying the appropriate time for pruning trees
•  Identifying types of tree pruning tools
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Urban Forestry
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10.) Design a landscape plan for a wooded environment.

•  Describing skills needed in wooded landscaping
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Urban Forestry
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11.) Describe major tree disorders.

•  Examining tree growth and structure
•  Identifying tree defense systems
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Urban Forestry
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12.) Identify insects, diseases, parasites, and weeds that afflict trees.

•  Describing pest management in urban forestry, including mechanical treatment, biological treatment, chemical treatment, and genetically engineered resistance