Advanced Principles and Concepts of Ecological Restoration
An advanced investigation into the meaning, limits, and significance of ecological restoration, including: how restoration is defined and why clear definitions are important; the role of historical knowledge in restoration; the changing character of restoration in a technological culture; ethical issues in restoration practice; participation and political process; cultural inclusion and the significance of restoration as a cultural mode; the international scope of restoration; and the paradox of design.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 411, ES 441, ES 482 (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.
Also: ES 441
Prerequisites: 311. If taken as ES 411, ES 341 or permission of the School.
Undergraduate course in Environmental Restoration offered by the School of Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences.