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Site assessment and setting restoration goals

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Add to Calendar 2022-01-03 01:00:00 2022-01-03 01:00:00 Site assessment and setting restoration goals This course simulates the initial steps of planning a restoration project, from gathering background information to collecting relevant data, then using the information to formulate restoration goals. This course is a prerequisite to taking the other courses in the Ecological Restoration certificate. In this course, learn how to: Gather and analyze data needed for assessing the ecological conditions of degraded sites. Diagnose the restoration needs of a site prior to restoration. Plan meaningful project goals. What is a site assessment? Site assessments range from basic rapid assessments of the restoration site to complex quantitative and comprehensive evaluations, yet all assessments have several components in common. This course will introduce you to these assessment components, which are critical to successful site assessment and clear goal-setting.  Topography Soil Land use Hydrology Vegetation and biodiversity This course is part of a certificate program. View other courses in the Ecological Restoration Online series America/Chicago public

Location

Online course

Contact

Julia Bohnen, CFANS researcher
bohne001@umn.edu or 612-624-0779

This course simulates the initial steps of planning a restoration project, from gathering background information to collecting relevant data, then using the information to formulate restoration goals.

This course is a prerequisite to taking the other courses in the Ecological Restoration certificate.

In this course, learn how to:

  • Gather and analyze data needed for assessing the ecological conditions of degraded sites.
  • Diagnose the restoration needs of a site prior to restoration.
  • Plan meaningful project goals.

What is a site assessment?

Site assessments range from basic rapid assessments of the restoration site to complex quantitative and comprehensive evaluations, yet all assessments have several components in common. This course will introduce you to these assessment components, which are critical to successful site assessment and clear goal-setting. 

  • Topography
  • Soil
  • Land use
  • Hydrology
  • Vegetation and biodiversity

This course is part of a certificate program.

View other courses in the Ecological Restoration Online series

Cost

$375

Registration

Registration required. You will receive instructions for accessing the course following registration.

Cancellations prior to the course opening will be fully refunded. No refunds will be issued once a student has begun the course. Registration fees can be transferred to the next offering of the course upon instructor approval.

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