Course description

Compressed format field study focused on regenerative and restorative designs for ecological and social resilience. Skills and concepts will be honed through real world community engagement. Offered in partnership with the Galiano Conservancy Association with field portion based on Galiano Island. Visit or email for more information.

Course code: ER412

How to register

To register, please call the Continuing Studies Registration Desk at 250-472-4747, Monday to Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.

If you’re not currently enrolled in the Restoration of Natural Systems (RNS) program, you must obtain approval from the Program Coordinator ( before registering.

Credit (diploma) students pay $100 of the course tuition upon registration, with the remainder paid via their UVic MyPage account.

Non-credit (certificate) students pay the full course tuition upon registration.

Additional course details

Course credit

1.5 units at UVic or may be taken on a non-credit basis.


Semi-distance format requiring attendance on Galiano Island for nine days and readings/assignments to be completed before and after the field portion of the course.


Acceptance to the RNS program or a combination of work and/or education experience equivalent to 3rd year standing, plus completion of ER311 or equivalent.

Next offering

Summer 2018

Additional fees

There is a $600 course fee—in addition to course tuition—paid to the School of Environmental Studies.

Lorene Kennedy Field Course Awards are available to partly offset additional costs for full-time, undergraduate ES declared majors and minors, Environmental Studies graduate students and students in the RNS program.