ECO4810 Restoration Ecology

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Tracey Carrillo

Course Description:

Restoration ecology is a separate field in ecology supporting the practice of ecological restoration, which is the practice of renewing and restoring degraded, damaged, or destroyed ecosystems and habitats in the environment by active human intervention and action. Restoration may also be from natural disasters such as fire, mudslides, invasive weeds or translocations of nonendemic species.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Human intervention is involved in restoration ecology from either man made events or natural disaters. Understanding the ecoystems, and the dynamics of the system is import to establish the sytem back to its natural state.

Why This Course Is Important:

This is required by those that are going into restoration careers