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Skeena Watershed Ecosystems Field School

Overview 

Learn about the various ecosystems surrounding the Terrace area. Explore environmental factors that determine the distribution and function of local ecosystems that extend from the alpine to river valleys.

This two-week intensive course takes learning outside the four walls of a classroom and upon successful completion, awards students 3 credits in GEOG 202 - Geography of Ecosystems. The course emphasizes ecology, the structure and functioning of ecosystems and ecosystem strategies relative to soil and climatic conditions.

Places visited include:

  • Goat Creek
  • Dasque Creek
  • Forceman Ridge Habitat Diversity Enhancement Project
  • Minette Bay Lodge and the Kitimat Estuary
  • Kalum Valley
  • Prince Rupert

View our complete Skeena Watershed Ecosystems photo gallery on Facebook.

Dates and Locations 

May 8 to 20, 2017

Terrace campus

This field school includes numerous daylong field trips in addition to time in the classroom and laboratory.