Advanced ecology training that builds on your knowledge in the field.
This non-credit certificate has been designed for professionals working in the fields of:
- ecological restoration
- environmental practice
- landscape architecture
- landscape design and management
The certificate builds on the success of the Restoration of Natural Systems program to offer more advanced training for working professionals.
Courses in the certificate are offered online, appealing to professionals from across North America as a means to meet their annual professional development requirements or to update their skills and understanding.
This program is intended for people who already hold a degree or diploma. The certificate is designed for practitioners working in restoration and related fields that see “problems” with current practices and want to investigate alternative and innovative solutions. This program develops critical thinking skills and asks challenging questions that require students to deal with the uncertainty that is present with problems in ecological restoration.
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to conduct detailed site assessments and restoration projects that pay special attention to the unique conditions and challenges presented by built and otherwise highly altered environments.