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Looking from the ground up into the canopy of the trees on a summer's day inside the forest

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Looking from the ground up into the canopy of the trees on a summer's day inside the forest


Ecological Restoration

Called the “ecology of hope,” Ecological Restoration offers a positive response to environmental degradation. The study of Ecological Restoration takes a big picture approach, working with ecological principles that you can apply to any ecosystem or project. This unique program will give you the practical and theoretical knowledge needed to make your stand in the green revolution by helping restore our natural environment for present and future generations. This exciting program combines the strengths of Trent University and Fleming College. Applications are made to Fleming College through the Ontario College Application Service (OCAS).

Degree Type

  • B.Sc. (Honours)

The Trent Advantage

  • Experience the best of university and college by connecting theory and principles with hands-on practical application in the field
  • Integrate knowledge from a broad range of disciplines, including ecology, aquatic biology, hydrology, botany and social science
  • Gain experience through field camps, field courses and community-based research projects

Ontario Secondary School Requirements

General Admission 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 Specific Prerequisites:

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

Popular Courses

Career Paths

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