Restoration Ecology Certificates at Lewis and Clark Community College

Students will learn how to inventory natural areas; replant natural areas by designing, establishing, and managing native plant communities; develop and maintain wetlands and create green spaces in urban settings by establishing and cultivating urban gardens, using green roofs and walls, rain gardens, and bioswales.

 

Several certificates in Restoration Ecology are available:

  • Restoration Ecology | Certificate of Proficiency

  • Storm water Management | Certificate of Completion

  • Sustainable Urban Horticulture | Certificate of Completion

  • Green Roofs | Certificate

 

Career Outlook (not accurate. Taken from L&C page. Typically need 4-year degree)

  • Soil and Water Conservationists | $48,270 up to $80,606.

    • This career has grown by 2% over the last 2 years, and is expected to grow by 3% over the next 10 years. Currently 100 Soil and Water Conservationists are employed in the region.

  • Industrial Ecologists | $42,363 up to $83,777

    • This career has grown by 1% over the last 2 years, and is expected to grow by 7% over the next 10 years. Currently 623 Industrial Ecologists are employed in the region.

 

Curriculum

 

To Pursue Restoration Ecology Contact

  • Alice Bunjan

           Case Manager, TAACCCT

           Perkins Transition Coordinator

           618-468-2730

           Godfrey Campus, CW 4335

           N.O. Nelson N4 205