Special Topics in Ecological Restoration: Climate Change in Ecological Restoration

Code: ER505
Apply this course towards: Ecological Restoration

Course description

Climate change has many implications for how we conceptualize and practice ecological restoration. In this online course, you will explore how climate change can impact the direction of restoration activities through course activities and exploration of current literature.

Learning objectives

When you have finished the course, you will be able to:

  • Give examples demonstrating the physical and biological effects of climate change on species and ecosystems
  • Evaluate the use and efficacy of climate change tools (e.g. climate envelope models) in restoration planning
  • Critically assess how climate change has impacted restoration theory and practice in the 21st century
  • Critically analyze climate change adaptation and mitigation measures in restoration practise
  • Demonstrate how restoration can be used to further our understanding of, and response to, climate change


Online Brightspace-based format over a 14-week period, requiring approximately 10 hours of coursework per week.


Acceptance into the Ecological Restoration Professional Specialization Certificate

Equivalent work and/or education experience is considered for non-program students. To request permission contact ecorestoration@uvic.ca.

Registration details

If you’re not currently enrolled in the Ecological Restoration program, you must obtain approval from the Program Coordinator (ecorestoration@uvic.ca) before registering.

Next offering

See the ER course schedule to see when the course will run next. 

Registration details

You have already registered for this course.

View My account

This item is already in your shop cart.

View shop cart
Loading section fee(s)...

You're already on the waiting list for this item.

Sorry, this section is full.

Fee Tax Subtotal
{{ ::(fee.price | currency) }} {{ ::(fee.tax | currency) }} {{ ::(fee.total | currency) }}
{{ ::(child.price | currency) }} {{ ::(child.tax | currency) }} {{ ::(child.total | currency) }}
    Total {{ fee.totalFees | currency }}

Add to Shop Cart Loading

Note: You will be asked to sign in or create an account to register and pay for this course.

Having trouble registering online? Register by phone: 250-472-4747

Online registration temporarily unavailable

Sorry, this course is not available for registration at this time.

This course is in progress. Please contact us for more details.

Online registration is closed for this course. You may still be able to register by phone. Call 250-472-4747 to find out.

This course is on your wish list. You will be notified when this course becomes available.

Want to receive notification when this course becomes available?

{{ loggedIn ? 'Add to wish list' : 'Sign in/create a new account to add to wish list' }}

Info you should know:

Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology

This course will require the use of Zoom and may use other education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies to explore other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).