Selection and Propagation of Native Plants for Ecological Restoration
An introduction to the principles of native plant selection and propagation to meet site-specific objectives for ecosystem restoration. Topics include native plant propagation techniques; the role of artificial propagation in ecosystem rehabilitation and restoration; criteria for species selection; scientific and ethical principles for the collection of propagation materials; site stabilization; site preparation; out-planting; and bio-engineering.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 332, 338 (if taken in the same topic). Open only to students in the Restoration of Natural Systems Program or with permission of the Program's Academic Administrator.
Undergraduate course in Environmental Restoration offered by the School of Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences.