About this Program
- 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.
- 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.