Black Fox Timber Management Group currently offers an entry level program for Certified Level I Forestry Technician. Students are trained in species identification, timber cruising, volume measurements, owl hooting, thinning/removal techniques, managing and negotiating difficult terrain, and GIS applications. This six to eight-week class meets daily, both in the classroom and in the field. Upon completion, students are placed in paying jobs. Black Fox works closely with Northern California employers, but employment opportunities are available in all forested areas. The Certified Level II Tech class is currently being developed.