School of the Environment

Ecological Restoration

Graduate in four years with both a college diploma from Fleming College and university degree in Ecological Restoration from Trent.

By working to ensure our world’s precious ecosystems are preserved, the vision of Ecological Restoration is that of a better tomorrow. Through a partnership with Fleming College, this unique degree program gives you the practical and theoretical knowledge needed to make your stand in the green revolution, helping restore our natural environment for present and future generations.

Accelerated Master's Degree

Earn your M.Sc. in Environmental & Life Sciences (ELS) in only 12-16 months after graduating with your B.Sc.

Degrees Offered:

  • B.Sc. (Honours)


  • Peterborough

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  • Gain practical experience through camps, field courses and community-based research projects
  • Combine skills and experiences from a broad range of disciplines at both college and university – the best of both worlds
  • Apply classroom knowledge to the field through internships and international study opportunities
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Career Opportunities

  • Landscape Restoration Ecologist
  • Shoreline Naturalization Biologist
  • Watershed Planning Technician
  • Wetland Habitat Ecologist
  • Watershed Restoration Professional
  • Reclamation Ecologist

Popular Courses:

  • Restoration Ecology
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Ecological Design
  • Environmental Law and Regulation
  • Ecology and the Management of Wetland Systems
  • Indigenous Environmental Studies
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Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%

Program Requirements:

  • OSSD with majority of credits at the College (C) and Open (O) level, including: 2 College (C) English courses, 2 College (C) Math courses, 1 College (C) Science course (grade 11 or 12) and Recommended C, U/C, U/M level courses in Chem., Eng. and Bio
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