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.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ER 332, ER 338 (if taken in the same topic).


  • 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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