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Principles and Concepts of Ecological Restoration Online Course

Organization: 
University of Victoria
Date of Event: 
Monday, January 4, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 12:00am

This course introduces you to the practice of ecological restoration, starting by examining the physical and biological characteristics of ecosystems and the need to maintain and restore them. You will examine natural and human-caused changes at ecosystem to species levels while considering the philosophy and ethics of restoration within legal and policy frameworks. The course also introduces the process and techniques of assessing ecosystems and developing recommendations. In addition, you will develop your ability to combine and analyze factual scientific analysis of ecosystems in the context of human values and needs.

Contact: 
Laura Biggs
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, BC V8W2Y2
Canada
Phone: 
(250) 721-8463
BCSLA Event: 
Project: Telus Atrium Garden
Landscape Architect / Firm: Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture Inc in collaboration with Cornelia Hahn Oberlander
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Photo Credit: Brett Hitchins