Restoration Ecology (NSCI7104)

15 (0.125 EFTS)
To enable the student to apply ecological theory to the practice of restoring damaged ecosystems, using existing restoration projects as reference sites.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Applied Science programme to enrol in this course.
Topics include: 

- Degraded systems, reference ecosystems (historical/extant), human impacts, invasive species management, Island Equilibrium Theory, fragmentation, climate change, biotic and abiotic components and relationships.
- Revegetation, ecosystem functions (soil formation, pollination, decomposition, dispersal), biodiversity principles, bioindicators, biomonitoring, bioremediation, adaptive management, environmental effects, plant resources, animal resources,
urban ecosystems, translocation, ecosourcing, ecological goods & services/natural capital, reclamation, rehabilitation, ecological succession, site design, site management, disease screening.
- Kaitiakitanga, environmental stewardship, ecocultural restoration, community consultation, social and financial considerations
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 5572

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
24 Jul 18 - 25 Sep 18 LectureTuesday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (115-1023)
16 Oct 18 - 30 Oct 18 LectureTuesday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (115-1023)

Class: 5573. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Applied Science (Animal Management and Welfare), Bachelor of Applied Science (Biodiversity Management).

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