This unit Environmental Rehabilitation builds on Biology 1 and Biology 2 and introduces a range of tools that will assist in the rehabilitation of terrestrial environments and communities. Topics include the ecological parameters and processes for traditional and contemporary restoration of diverse environments and the key ecological principles for the reintroduction of key species to restore habitats. Rehabilitation projects based on approaches using ecological theory will be reviewed using contemporary case studies. Practicals will include hands-on experience in the use of frameworks to assess native reference ecosystems and evaluate and conduct site specific rehabilitation programs.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
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