|Study location||Canada, Ontario|
|Type||Short duration, full-time|
|Tuition fee||CA$18,724.90 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
As an Ecological Restoration graduate, you are skilled in the restoration and management of disturbed ecosystems and prepared to play a leading role in the environmental labour market.
Centred on ‘hands-on, boots-on’ learning opportunities via community-based, year-long ecological restoration projects.
The 125-acre Daniel J. Patterson Campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake includes restored wetlands, The Wetland Ridge Trail, and is part of the Niagara Escarpment.
Supports bio-monitoring, bio-engineering and plant material management training via the NC Teaching Greenhouse, community nurseries, and a full complement of field equipment.
Restoration-oriented certifications and training provide graduates competitive advantages in the environmental labour market.
Engaged Program Advisory Committee with representatives from sectors involved in the planning, implementation, regulation and promotion of ecological restoration activities.
Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) has reviewed program curriculum and successful graduates of this program will be immediately eligible for certification designation as a CERPIT (Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner in Training)
Collect and prepare accurate, properly documented, field data (terrestrial & aquatic), maps, and background research.
Prepare a site for restoration, and prepare/install the required materials for the project.
Produce comprehensive descriptions of reference ecosystems synthesizing various levels of biotic, abiotic, and cultural information.
Integrate core principles of restoration ecology into site analyses and restoration plans.
Manage overall aspects of an ecological restoration project, including research, plans, schedules/budgets and contracts.
Prescribe & analyze suitable monitoring protocols for studying reference ecosystems and restored sites.
Professionally communicate clear and concise oral, written, and graphic presentations.
Collaborate effectively with others in project development, organization, execution, and production.
Forecast and plan all work in accordance with heath and safety requirements and environmental regulations.
Identify, Interpret and apply applicable federal, provincial, and municipal environmental regulations, policies, and processes.
Ecological restoration practitioner
Natural heritage specialist
Species-at-risk invasive management specialist
Watershed stewardship coordinator