Introduction to Ecosystem Restoration (OLD DO NOT USE)


The Introduction to Ecosystem Restoration is where you’ll study ecological principles and ecosystem restoration techniques.


  • 32 hours of content delivered by Certified Ecological Restoration – Practitioner Paul Morris and other experts
  • Weekly Q&A sessions with the teaching staff
  • Dedicated Forum where your questions will be answered by Paul Morris and the team
  • Downloadable materials including Course Manual, Lecture Slides, etc.
  • Certificate of Completion

What You’ll Learn

  • The key principles of ecology and ecosystem restoration
  • Understanding the causes of ecosystem degradation
  • How species and their populations interact with one another
  • The different elements, phases and stages of ecosystems, how they work and how they interact with one another
  • Earth’s cycles: how they work and how to restore them, including the carbon and water cycles
  • Understanding the services that our ecosystems offer us and how they work
  • How to restore ecosystems back to full health and functionality, following a range of examples
  • How the soil biome works and how to restore it
  • How to increase biodiversity on your site
  • What a reference ecosystem is and how it works as a template for your restoration project
  • How to use the principles and standards of practice commonly used in these fields to plan and develop your project
  • How to measure the impact of a restoration project