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Ecology, Biology, and Saskatchewan Wildlife Management: Ecological Conservation


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12 Hours




Start Dates

November 29, 2023

Registration Deadlines

March 15, 2024

About this microcredential

Water and wildlife are two of Canada’s most precious resources. It is important to understand the ecology of each. In this microcredential, participants will examine how wildlife populations relate to their environment. Participants will also learn the life history and biology of Saskatchewan wildlife and examine at-risk species in Saskatchewan. This microcredential is the fifth of a suite of six training opportunities to prepare participants to work as an Ecological Conservationist.

Microcredentials in this series: 

What will you learn?

Learning outcomes

  1. Describe wildlife ecology.
  2. Describe the ecology and management of threatened and endangered wildlife in Saskatchewan.
  3. Describe invasive, rare, and endangered species.

Assessment practices include formative and summative assessments in the form of observations, discussions, quizzes, authentic assessments through hands on activities, and the use of rubrics. PLAR is assessed on an individual basis.

How does this prepare you for the low carbon economy?

Water and wildlife are two of Canada’s most precious resources. Businesses such as environmental tourism on an abundant supply of clean water and well-managed wildlife. It is important that businesses such as mining and manufacturing understand wildlife techniques that support a healthy aquatic and wildlife ecology. All Canadians and businesses need to be cognizant of how to maintain the health and well-being of this resource. Understanding how lowering the carbon footprint to have the least impact on the environment is essential.