ER 332

Selection and Propagation of Native Plants for Ecological Restoration

Units: 1.5

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 ER 332, ER 338 (if taken in the same topic).

Prerequisites:

  • Admission to Certificate or Diploma program in Restoration of Natural Systems; or
  • permission of the program.

Undergraduate course in Environmental Restoration offered by the School of Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Schedules:
Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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