ENV120: “Understanding Global Climate Change”Course
Climate is complex. This course provides participants with the background necessary to make sense of the news and to understand the science behind the climate change debate.
ENV101: “THE ORIGINS OF LIFE”Course
In this introductory science course, we’ll travel back in time and think about the birth of our planet and the pre-life chemical interactions that gave rise to life. We’ll then touch on basic concepts in biology and evolution.
ENV108: “A SOCIAL HISTORY OF BIRDS: OUR FASCINATION WITH LIFE ON THE WING”Course
For centuries, we have been fascinated by the lives of birds. Starting in antiquity and ending in the present day, this course explores how humans around the globe have fallen in love with, studied, and changed the world of our feathered friends.
ENV203: “NATIVE FOREST RESTORATION”Course
This series of 8 classes explore the background and methodology of native forest restoration in the Hamilton and Waikato areas. Local plants, animals, environmental zones and forest restoration methods will be discussed.
ENV204: “PRACTICAL NATIVE FOREST RESTORATION”Course
If you want to gain more practical skills on how to restore your local piece of native forest, then this course is for you. This series of 8 excursions explore the background and methodology of native forest restoration in specific Hamilton gullies.
ENV210: “ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION SEMINAR: WETLANDS”Course
Wetlands are the kidneys of our landscape. In this series of evening talks, our speakers will reflect on the unique aspects of wetlands, relevant science and innovation.