BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

ENRT-240 - Environmental Planning - 5.00 Credits

ENRT-240 - Environmental Planning - 5.00 Credits

Course Details
This course will provide students with the background and tools necessary to ensure multiple resource uses on British Columbia's lands are sustainable. Topics include legislation, regulation and policies for various land uses, land tenures, land use management planning, Ecosystem Stewardship, certification, and consultation, conflict resolution and negotiation processes. Students will also produce a research paper on a local land use issue.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Environmental Resources Technology Diploma - Year 2 Spring
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2024 (January - April)
  • Spring 2025 (January - April)
  • Prerequisites : ENRT 170, COMM 145, COMM 140,
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Master's degree in a related field. Bachelor's degree in a related field with experience will be considered.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per week
    Contact Hours: 75
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • communicate natural resource management objectives efficiently and effectively to a variety of audiences;

  • conduct research using library and internet resources;

  • solve case study problems as individuals or in teams using critical thinking techniques;

  • resolve land management conflict utilizing negotiation skills;

  • define various land use planning levels;

  • describe linkages for goals and objectives of various planning levels to operational activity;

  • access federal, provincial and municipal legislation, regulation and policy related to a project;

  • recognize aspects of environmental liability and due diligence strategies;

  • incorporate First Nations values in land use planning processes;

  • identify international resource certification processes;

  • apply principles of sustainable natural resource development;

  • prepare an ecosystem restoration plan;

  • describe the characteristics of an applied research project; and

  • produce a Technologist level research report.
  • Text and Materials: Hanna, K.S. and Slocombe, D.S. Integrated Resource and Environmental Management: Concepts and Practice. Current edition. Don Mills, ON. Oxford University Press.
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    F9:00AM - 12:00PM08 Jan 202419 Apr 2024
    F1:00PM - 3:00PM  
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    F9:00AM - 12:00PM06 Jan 202517 Apr 2025
    F1:00PM - 3:00PM