Applied Vegetative Reclamation

    EXERM 4265 is offered this fall:

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:

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.
Overall Schedule
Lecture/Class Schedule
Sep 26Sep 30
Mondays

8:00 am – 5:00 pm MT

Tuesdays

8:00 am – 5:00 pm MT

Wednesdays

8:00 am – 5:00 pm MT

Thursdays

8:00 am – 5:00 pm MT

Fridays

8:00 am – 5:00 pm MT

Saturdays

Sundays

Oct 7 — post-class component closes

Students in this section may have post-class readings or assessments to complete.

Blend­ed learn­ing (in-per­son + online), downtown Edmonton

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 on the second floor of Enterprise Square, 10230–Jasper Avenue, downtown Edmonton.

Ann Smreciu

Your Instructor

Ann SmreciuID: ann-smreciu

Class info
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:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone 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.

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New course schedules are released each June and November.

EXERM 4265 is offered this fall: