Applied Vegetative Reclamation

    EX 1111 is offered this winter:

This course will cov­er reveg­e­ta­tion stan­dards, prac­tices, and com­mon­ly used meth­ods to re-estab­lish native plant com­mu­ni­ties as part of the recla­ma­tion process for dis­turbed sites on pub­lic lands of Alber­ta. Top­ics will also include plan­ning, species selec­tion and sourc­ing native plant mate­r­i­al, site prepa­ra­tion and estab­lish­ment meth­ods, main­te­nance, mon­i­tor­ing, and cri­te­ria for suc­cess. Plant iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of native plants, weeds, and inva­sive species will also be introduced.

Course at a glance
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Be familiar with regulations governing revegetation in Alberta.
  • Understand the processes involved in selecting and sourcing plant material for revegetation projects.
  • Understand the steps and requirements for site preparation and plant establishment.
  • Be familiar with revegetated site maintenance concepts.
  • Sufficiently understand vegetation monitoring requirements for reclamation certification.
  • Have an introductory knowledge of plant taxonomy and plant identification.

Offered:

Feb 14, 2022Feb 18, 2022
Feb 14Feb 16
Mondays

8:30 am – 5:00 pm MT

Tuesdays

8:30 am – 5:00 pm MT

Wednesdays

8:30 am – 5:00 pm MT

Thursdays

Fridays

Saturdays

Sundays

Feb 17Feb 18
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

8:30 am – 5:00 pm MT

Fridays

8:30 am – 5:00 pm MT

Saturdays

Sundays

Online learn­ing, eClass

39 hours of instruction

Learning combines in-person and online activities. Students meet face-to-face on pre-scheduled in-person classes, but also engage in online learning through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.for­mat details

Be sure to refer to your course schedule to learn more about when the class meets in person and when you’ll be completing work online.

Classes take place at DIST EDUC.

Ann Smreciu

Your Instructor

Ann SmreciuID: ann-smreciu

Class info
  • This class is a com­bi­na­tion of online syn­chro­nous learn­ing and in-per­son lab work. The manda­to­ry lab work com­po­nent will take place on Feb 17 and 18. For the real-time online ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. More infor­ma­tion will be sent to your ual​ber​ta​.ca email before the first day of class. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence at the Fac­ul­ty of Exten­sion, vis­it www​.exten​sion​.ual​ber​ta​.ca/​e​l​e​a​rning.
  • 39 course hours in total
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until February 14, 2022. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Take note:

  • Bring a loupe or hand lens for the plant identification component of the course.
  • Assessment may include post-course work to be completed through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
Currently counts towards

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

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New course schedules are released each June and November.

EX 1111 is offered this winter: