Wallis Environmental Consultants Ltd. has been offering continuing education through post secondary, government, and private institutions since 1992. John has hands-on experience in all regions of the province and has been engaged to educate other forestry instructors and examiners.
You can expect clear, effective communication geared towards a successful educational experience for you and your staff. Wallis Environmental Consultants Ltd. specializes in working with you to provide education that will best suit your professional requirements.
Upon registration for training with Wallis Environmental Consultants Ltd., you will, in one step, have direct access to a professional instructor/examiner who will be pleased to help assess your needs and answer questions regarding course content, registration, and the examination process.
While the training facility is centrally located in Sorrento, B.C. (between Kamloops and Salmon Arm), training is available with John throughout the province, based on demand.
John Wallis R.P.F., graduated from U.B.C. in 1986, with a BSc in Forestry. John started his forestry career working for Interfor at Adam’s Lake, where he gained broad operational experience working as a forester completing development and silviculture activities. John remains active in the field as a forestry consultant focusing on silviculture activities.
John has been an instructor involved in the development of key silviculture survey and soil disturbance courses since 1992, offering educational programs for the Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations, B.C. Timber Sales, First Nations, universities and colleges, and various consultants and forest companies.
John remains current in forestry through his work with provincial government specialists, company foresters and technicians, and with other consultants, as well as through his review of relevant current publications.
Recent training-related projects that John has been active with include the review of the Silviculture Survey Procedures manual, and Silviculture Survey Accreditation exam. He has also reviewed and updated training materials, including those for the "What's New" course.
The Sorrento Training Facility
The Sorrento training facility is centrally located in the province, on the shore of the beautiful Shuswap Lake. The facility and grounds are ideal for training, and it is geographically close to field sites which open early in the season, making it convenient for an early program. The field sites are selected to cover a broad range of provincial issues, addressing needs of participants from all regions of the province. There is a range of nearby accommodations, from hostels, bed and breakfasts, cabins and motels, to full service hotels.
The Sorrento Training facility is centrally located just off the
Trans Canada Highway
(between Kamloops and Salmon Arm)
Address: 965 Garraway Road, Sorrento, B.C.