The certificate in Ecological Restoration trains students for a practical ecological application of appropriate techniques for a variety of ecological restoration projects. The projects may be carried out by industry or government agencies and may have specific legal requirements for implementation and proof of success. Students completing the certificate may be hired by local, county, state, or federal government; private consulting firms; or subcontractors hired by any of these agencies.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete this program will be able to:
Describe the major restoration techniques and identify the benefits and limitations of each approach.
Develop a restoration plan for a specific site.
Identify the regulatory and technical requirements for monitoring restoration sites.