About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campus:Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
Length:1 Year
Code:2000

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 to give them real world experience.
  • Intensive training is provided in field techniques, project management and communication skills.
  • The program is located on a unique ecological campus, which includes the Wetland Ridge Trail and part of the Niagara Escarpment and offers 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

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.

Alana Taylor, Ecosystem Restoration graduate

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Graduate Certificate
#2000 - 1 Year NOTL
Starting In Availability
September 2015Closed
January 2016Not Available
May 2016Not Available
September 2016Closed
January 2017Not Available
May 2017Not Available