Programs & Courses
EREC 260 - Land Reclamation and Revegetation
Land Reclamation and Revegetation
Following site assessment and development of a reclamation plan this course would involve you in the actual reclamation of a site. You would gain familiarity with equipment used in this process; the correct documentation and disposal of waste materials; erosion control; soil amendment; weed management and monitoring of the reclamation site. This course would also introduce the practices and techniques of revegetation of disturbed lands associated with oil and gas exploration, drilling and well abandonment. Topics would include: assessment and surveying of native plant species; the collection of native plant species for revegetation; evaluation of purity and germination of seeds for reclamation sites; production of reclamation vegetation and follow-up monitoring. Bioengineering practices to reduce erosion is introduced.