About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campus:Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
Length:1 Year

Program Highlights

  • The Ecosystem Restoration program builds on university/college graduate education with a hands-on, boot-on focus
  • Students participate in community based, year-long ecological restoration projects
  • Intensive training in field techniques, project management and communication skills
  • Our Program Advisory Committee has representatives from sectors involved in the planning, implementation, regulation and promotion of ecological restoration activities
  • Program Advisory Committee actively participate in program outline review, advise on industry trends and offer a link to career options
  • The program is located on a unique ecological campus, which includes the Wetland Ridge Trail and part of the Niagara Escarpment
  • Biomonitoring, bioengineering and plant material management training supported by greenhouses, nurseries and a full complement of field equipment

Career Opportunities

  • Ecological restoration practitioner
  • Environmental manager
  • Habitat biologist
  • Natural heritage specialist
  • Watershed stewardship coordinator
  • Species at risk, invasives management specialist

Our Niagara-on-the-Lake campus is the first postsecondary institution in Canada to be recognized as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary.

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Graduate Certificate
#2000 - 1 Year NOTL
Starting In Availability
September 2017Closed
January 2018Not Available
May 2018Not Available
September 2018Open
January 2019Not Available
May 2019Not Available