Soil Conservation and Restoration

Code: ER334
Apply this course towards: Restoration of Natural Systems - Certificate, Restoration of Natural Systems - Diploma

Course description

This course covers the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of soils and their relationship to restoration. Topics include:

  • general soil fertility
  • importance of soil flora and fauna
  • characteristics of undisturbed and disturbed soils
  • types of soil disturbance in agriculture, forestry, mining and urban environments
  • soil restoration strategies
  • pre- and post-disturbance planning practices

Format

Please Note: For the Spring 2021 offering this course has been moved online (asynchronous) running Feb. 22 to Apr. 9, 2021.

Prerequisites

Acceptance to the RNS program or a combination of work and/or education experience equivalent to third-year standing.

  • If you’re not currently enrolled in the Restoration of Natural Systems (RNS) program, including UVic and Letter of Permission students from RRU and TRU, you must obtain approval from the Program Coordinator (ecorestoration@uvic.ca) before registering.

Tuition and fee payment

  • RNS Diploma students pay $100 of the course tuition upon registration, with the remainder paid via their UVic MyPage account.
  • RNS Certificate students pay the full course tuition upon registration.

To drop a course call 250-472-4747

Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology

This course will require the use of  Zoom and may use other education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies and the instructor to use other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).

Non-refundable fee policy

Course fees will be fully refundable if you withdraw a minimum of 10 business days* prior to the start date of a course. After that, a non-refundable fee of $50.00 will be charged in addition to the regular UVic fee reduction deadlines listed below. This non-refundable fee policy will take effect January 1st, 2019.

*A business day is considered an official work day and does not include statutory holidays or weekends.

  • If you drop the course on the first day - 100% tuition refund
  • If you drop the course on the second day - 50% tuition refund
  • If you drop the course on the third day - Withdraw without penalty of failure, no refund
  • If you drop the course after the third day you will receive an “F” grade, and no refund.

Course withdrawal: students wishing to withdraw from a course—for any reason—must do so by contacting the program office at artssci1@uvic.ca.

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