20 X 20 Plots and Reconnaissance
Level 4

CFS424 20 X 20 Plots and Reconnaissance

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This course will teach you about the Department of Conservation 20x20 plot and reconnaissance protocol (RECCE).

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This monitoring method is used to study the changes to the composition and structure of woody vegetation.

You will learn how to perform protocol skills at a minimum level to establish consistency in data collection and recording.

This course has pre-reading, hence the start date before the workshop. See the workshop and study dates box below for more information.

The course will cover:

  • Background of 20x20 use
  • Establishing a 20x20 plot
  • Measuring stems
  • Relocating and re-establishing 20x20 plots
  • Re-measuring 20x20 plots
  • Carrying out a reconnaissance description on a 20x20 plot

Please take note of the workshop dates as they differ from the course start date. Also, online enrolments for our courses close on the course start date.

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