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close this bookForestry Training Manual: Inter-America Region (Peace Corps, 1986)
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View the documentTrainer guidelines
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View the documentForestry observation guide for site visit
Open this folder and view contentsGetting ready
View the documentConducting the training program
View the documentWeekly evaluation form
View the documentSession I - Welcome, expectations, and evaluation criteria
View the documentDaily schedule for technical training I
View the documentSession II - Special projects
View the documentSession III - The forest of the world, Peace Corps forestry goals, the individual volunteers' roles
View the documentSession IV - Language class
View the documentSession V - Record keeping
View the documentSession VI - Journal keeping and setting
View the documentSession VII - Flowers, seeds, the beginning
View the documentSession VIII - Spanish language class
View the documentSession IX - Non-verbal communication
View the documentSession X - Basic site selection, planning and layout of a nursery
View the documentSession XI - Spanish lesson
View the documentSession XII - Cultural values
View the documentSession XIII - Soil preparation, seed bed sowing, and reproduction by clippings
View the documentSession XIV - Spanish language
View the documentSession XV - Communication through illustration
View the documentSession XVI - Fertilizers, watering and containers
View the documentSession XVII - Spanish language
View the documentSession XVIII - Protection and record keeping
View the documentSession XIX - Individual interviews
View the documentWeekly evaluation form
View the documentSession XX - Planting trees
View the documentSession XXI - Spanish language session
View the documentSession XXII - Introduction to extension
View the documentSession XXIII - The principals of pruning and thinning learning how to make and use a diameter tape
View the documentSession XXIV - Spanish language
View the documentSession XXV - Volunteer's role as an extensionist
View the documentSession XXVI - Pacing, plane table, rustic transit and compass
View the documentSession XXVII - Spanish language
View the documentSession XVIII - Forestry extension
View the documentSession XXIX - Forest menstruation
View the documentSession XXX - Spanish language
View the documentSession XXXI - Working with groups as an extension worker
View the documentSession XXXII - Agro-forestry
View the documentSession XXXIII - Spanish language
View the documentSession XXXIV - Lesson plan and use of visual AIDS in teaching
View the documentSession XXXV - Small research projects
View the documentSession XXXVI - Individual interviews
View the documentSession XXXVII - Soils
View the documentSession XXXVIII - Spanish language
View the documentSession XXXIX - Community analysis introduction
View the documentSession XL - Soil erosion
View the documentSession XLI - Spanish language
View the documentSession XLII - Problem analysis
View the documentSession XLIII - Watershed management
View the documentSession XLIV - Spanish language
View the documentSession XLV - Review of expectations - Mid way
View the documentSession XLVI - Spanish language
View the documentSession XLVII - Species report
View the documentSession XLVIII - Forestry issues
View the documentSession XLIX - Spanish language
View the documentSession L - Field trip overview
View the documentSession LI - Ecology teams give presentations
View the documentSession LII - Individual interviews
View the documentSession LIII - Review of field trips
View the documentSession LIV - Project planning: Goal setting
View the documentSession LV - Spanish language
View the documentSession LVI - Resources
View the documentSession LVII - Compost heap. Insect collection. Light gaps
View the documentSession LVIII - Spanish language
View the documentSession LIX - Cultural shock - Are we ready for it?
View the documentSession LX - Grafting and fruit trees
View the documentSession LXI - Spanish language
View the documentSession LXII - Professional approaches to interaction with host country officials
View the documentSession LXIII - Final interviews
View the documentSession LXIV - Graduation

Session XL - Soil erosion

Total Time:

4 hours

Goals:

- Acquaint trainees with local soil erosion problems.
- Have trainees build gully plugs for erosion control.
- Trainee who has taken this on as a special project gives brief lecture and describes activities.
- Investigate vegetation at erosion site.

Overview

In this session trainee who has taken soil erosion as special project gives brief lecture and describes day's activities. Trainees go out in the field and implement gully plug(s); investigate plant life on and near erosion site for possible planting.

Exercise I: Lecture on erosion: practical erosion control

Materials:

Shovels, local inrush, paste for weaving brush. (possible to use trees that were thinned in earlier session).

Exercise I

Total Time:

4 hours

Overview

Trainee who has previously taken soil erosion as special project, and who has field experience will give short lecture and explain activity before going into field. Then trainees will investigate vegetation and build gully plugs at erosion site.

Procedures

Time

Activities

20 minutes

1. Trainee gives lecture on site visit. Describes activity. Trainees break up into groups with forester in each group.

20 minutes

2. Trainees in groups move to erosion site; investigate and record vegetation around site. Each group records their observations.

3 hours

3. Each group moves to build gully plug as described earlier at place designated by special project trainer.

20 minutes

4. Technical trainer supervises gully plugs. When plugs are completed he/she calls groups together to discuss vegetation in area and to explore methods to be applied in erosion control.


(Fig. 59 ) LOS 3 TIPOS DE LA EROSION DEL SUELO


(Fig. 60) ESTRUCTURAS PARA ZANJAS