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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CKLA 400</span>

CKLA 400 Ecology and Sustainable Landscapes


Certificate Credit
Engineering & Architectural Science Program Area


Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $856.62* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)


This course examines the fundamental concepts and principles of ecology as a basis for sustainable landscapes. Ecosystem structure, processes, dynamics, and resilience are considered as a basis for facilitating the design and management of landscapes in a variety of land-use scenarios, particularly in urban regional environments. Sustainable land-use practices based upon ecological resilience are investigated. Several ecological frameworks for sustainable landscape design and management including Adaptive Management and Collective Action are presented and analyzed.

The on-campus session includes two Saturday or Sunday field sessions of three hours to visit landscape sites. Dates and times to be announced by the instructors.

Distance Course Outline (subject to change)

Fall 2018
Enrolment for this term is closed.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Fall 2018.
Winter 2019
Enrolment for this term is closed.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Winter 2019.
Spring/Summer 2019
Priority enrolment is open through RAMSS only for students registered in certificate programs. Regular enrolment begins on February 25, 2019.
Classroom Delivery Option
Wednesday
and Distance: Internet
6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.08 May 2019 - 31 Jul 2019
08 May 2019 - 31 Jul 2019
Wednesday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.08 May 2019 - 31 Jul 2019

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