ER 325

Ecosystems of British Columbia, Canada and the World

Units: 1.5

A survey of the major ecozones of Canada and the world, their characteristics, and their current status. Classification systems in Canada and British Columbia. Major types of ecosystems, from marine and aquatic to forest, grassland, and desert systems will be discussed including the significant threats to each, and core causes of change. Consideration given to biodiversity; fragmentation; ecological resilience; succession.


  • 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.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

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

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