This course will cover methods for establishing native plant communities on disturbed lands to fulfill reclamation goals and address such concerns as erosion, wildlife habitat, first nations cultural values and recreational desires. Topics will include planning, site preparation, plant species selection, establishment methods, maintenance, monitoring and criteria for success. Plant identification of native plants and invasive species will be introduced. Plant material acquisition, seed and propagule harvest and storage, and propagation methods will be discussed in some detail.

Course Hours

39 hours in total

Register for a Course

WI1: Feb 4 - Feb 8, 2019 (Edmonton)

Open to registration until Feb 4, 2019. Registering at least one week before the deadline is recommended as this class may fill up or be canceled due to low enrolment.




In Person course delivery

Class Schedule

Feb 4 - Feb 8

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

08:30 AM - 05:00 PM


Ann Smreciu

University of Alberta Faculty of Extension: Applied Vegetative Reclamation

  • Monday Feb 04 2019, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Tuesday Feb 05 2019, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Wednesday Feb 06 2019, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Thursday Feb 07 2019, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Friday Feb 08 2019, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 10230 Jasper Avenue
    Edmonton, Alberta
    T5J 4P6