Certificate of Completion: Restoration Ecology at Lewis and Clark Community College

Restoration Ecology students learn to repair damaged land, habitat, and ecosystems, and to manage these sustainable environments.

The Restoration Ecology program at Lewis and Clark Community College emphasizes skills centered on environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable practices, as well as the importance of critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills. Classroom learning and hands-on training help prepare students for jobs linked to establishing, management, and conservation of natural areas, wetlands, and sustainable urban environments.

CURRICULUM

Certificate of Completion: Sustainable Urban Horticulture (6 credit hours)

STWR-100 Introduction to Storm Water

STWR-101 EPA Rules and Regulations

STWR-102 Watershed Dynamics

STWR-103 Erosion and Sedimentation Control

STWR-104 SWPP Development and Management

STWR-105 Job Site Inspections

Certificate of Completion: Green Roof Specialist (12 credit hours)

ADCG-133 Introduction to Architecture

ECOL-134 Native Plants in the Landscape

LAND-130 Intro to Landscape Architecture

STWR-100 Introduction to Storm Water

Certificate of Completion: Storm Water Management (13 credit hours)

ECOL-101 Plant Growth & Development

ECOL-102 Plant Reproduction

ECOL-131 Introductory Soils

ECOL-134 Native Plants in the Landscape

CAREER OUTLOOK

  • This career has grown by 2% over the last 2 years, and is expected to grow by 3% over the next 10 years.
  • There are currently hundreds of employees in landscaping and conservation regionally

CAREERS

  • Landscaping Worker
  • Groundskeeper
  • Soil and Water Conservationist
  • Industrial Ecologist

For more information or to pursue a Certificates of Completion in Restoration Ecology at Lewis and Clark Community College: http://www.lc.edu/program/restorationecology/

Contact Case Manager Alice Bunjan: abunjan@lc.edu, 618-468-2730