EXCPE 4290 - Restoring and Creating Wetlands

39 units

Online and Continuing Education

This course will cover the concepts, applications, planning procedures, and implementation strategies involved in the successful construction of wetlands that look and function like natural wetlands. Students can expect to learn about site selection, testing soil texture, selecting construction techniques, establishing designed hydrology and vegetation aspects, and working with heavy equipment operators. Topics in peatland restoration will also be covered. The course will be offered as a combination of mandatory hands-on experience in the field, in addition to classroom lecture.

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