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Restoration of Freshwater Aquatic Systems Course (On Campus)

University of Victoria
Date of Event: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 8:30am to Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 4:30pm

This course provides students with a holistic view and appreciation for the ecology of aquatic ecosystems and a watershed approach to developing restoration plans. Topics covered include the following: theory and case studies of disturbances, mitigation, and restoration; character and processes of aquatic systems; types of natural aquatic systems; types of disturbance and their impact; and restoration strategies and implementation for watersheds, riparian zones, streams, rivers, lakes, and wetlands. The course encourages students to consider restoration goals from a whole watershed perspective.

Laura Biggs
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, BC V8W2Y2
(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