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Restoration Ecology Undergraduate Certificate

Managing rangeland, forest and riparian ecosystems often requires tools and methods to restore ecological function and improve ecosystem health and condition.  Many ecosystems experience disturbances including wild fire, weed invasion, cultivation and overgrazing. A Certificate in Restoration Ecology provides students with a strong understanding of soil and plant ecology and an overview of tools to manage and restore ecosystems. The certificate requires a total of 16 credits.

Core Certification Requirements (13 credits):

  • * Introduction to Wildland Restoration (2 cr)
  • * Wildland Restoration Ecology (3 cr)
  • * Rangeland Ecology (2 cr)
  • */FOR 221 Ecology (3 cr)
  • The Soil Ecosystem (3 cr)

Plus, one of the following (3 cr):

  • Forest Regeneration (3 cr)
  • Fire Ecology and Management (3 cr)
  • The Resilient Landscape (3 cr)
  • Weed Control (3 cr)
  • Invasive Plant Biology (3 cr)
  • Landscape Ecology (3 cr)
  • Global Environmental Change (3 cr)
  • Pesticides in the Environment (3 cr)
  • Pedology (3 cr)
  • * Conservation Biology (3 cr)

*Courses are available online.

Please consult with an advisor; some courses have pre-requisites.

Students majoring in Ecology & Conservation Biology or Rangeland Ecology & Management can add a restoration certificate by carefully selecting their restricted electives and taking just one extra class: REM 280 Introduction to Wildland Restoration. Other majors may be able to pursue the certificate with as few as four additional credits.

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Phone: 111-111-4394

Email: [email protected]