University of Maryland Extension

Course Registration Information

Schedule

Fall leafFall Semester: September 1 - December 15
Green leafSpring Semester: February 1 - May 20 (not offered at this time)


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Tuition and Fees

The registration fee for the General Forestry Course is $150.00.  Registration is not accepted two weeks after the course begins.

Online Version: For students enrolling in the online version of the course, the registration fee covers all the materials for the course including: electronic text, appendices, and lesson quizzes; paper copies of the supplemental readings (A Sand County Almanac, American Forests: A History of Resiliency and Recovery, and The Woodland Steward: A Practical Guide to the Management of Small Private Forests); and a small tree identification brochure entitled What Tree is That? (paper copies of materials will be sent upon registration). Students enrolled in the web-based version will receive a flash drive of the course text and appendices as a reference for use after the course has ended.

Paper Version: For students enrolling in the paper version of the course, the registration fee covers all the materials for the course including a binder of the text and lesson quizzes, a binder of the appendices, paper copies of the supplemental readings (A Sand County Almanac, American Forests: A History of Resiliency and Recovery, and The Woodland Steward: A Practical Guide to the Management of Small Private Forests), and a small tree identification brochure entitled What Tree Is That?


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System Requirements

Browsers supported: This link contains all the browsers supported by this online course. Please refer to this page if you are experiencing problems viewing the pages or signing into the course.  Flash is required to view the interactive exercises.

Network connection: A broadband network connection such as DSL or cable is recommended for the best performance.  The latest satellite upgrade works well also.  Mobile phones are a bit slower.  You will experience significantly longer loading time with a dial-up connection.


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How to Register

The course will not be offered in the Spring of 2017.  Registration for the Fall 2017 Semester will open on June 1 with the General Forestry Course beginning on September 1. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis, with class size limited to 30 participants. Registration is available either by filling out a printable registration form or an online registration form.

Payment by credit card is now available.  To pay the regisration fee by credit card, please contact Nancy Stewart at (410) 827-8056, ext. 107.

For payment of the registration fee by check or money order (made payable to University of Maryland), please mail it to the address below. If you have filled out the paper registration form, please include it with your registration fee. 

             General Forestry Course
             Attn: Nancy Stewart
             University of Maryland Extension
             Wye Research and Education Center
             PO Box 169
             Queenstown, MD  21658

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Questions about registration or the course?

Please contact Nancy Stewart, course instructor, by phone at 410.827.8056, ext. 107, or by email at nstewar1@umd.edu.

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