About this Program
- Significant ‘hands-on, boots-on’ learning opportunities via community-based, year-long ecological restoration projects.
- 125-acre ecological Niagara-on-the Lake campus includes the Wetland Ridge Trail and is part of the Niagara Escarpment.
- Supports bio-monitoring, bio-engineering and plant material management training via the Greenhouse/Nursery, community nurseries and a full complement of field equipment.
- Graduates have a competitive advantage in the environmental labour market.
- Engaged Program Advisory Committee with representatives from sectors involved in the planning, implementation, regulation and promotion of ecological restoration activities.
- Ecological restoration practitioner
- Environmental manager
- Habitat biologist
- Natural heritage specialist
- Species-at-risk invasive management specialist
- Watershed stewardship co-ordinator
Our Niagara-on-the-Lake campus is the first postsecondary institution in Canada to be recognized as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary.
I came to Niagara College because I knew something was missing from my university education. This program gave me the practical field experience I needed.