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Note: The General Forestry Course will be offered for the Fall 2023 Semester. Registration information will be available in late spring.

Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. The course will begin on August 28 and run to December 11.


Tuition and Fees

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

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 course will receive a flash drive of the course text and appendices as a reference for use after the course has ended.


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.


How to Register

Check back at a later date for registration information. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis, with class size limited to 20 participants. Registration will be available through Eventbrite. Please check back in July for more details.

Payment can also be made by check or money order (made payable to University of Maryland). Please check the Eventbrite page for more information when the registration period opens.


Questions about registration or the course?

Please contact Andrew Kling, course instructor, by phone at 301-432-2767, ext. 307, or by email at