COVID-19 student and staff update See more
This course will introduce various terms and concepts of biodiversity.
You will learn about why New Zealand’s unique biodiversity needs protecting, what management practices are used and the principles behind them.
This short course covers:
An introduction to key concepts and principles relating to biodiversity and conservation
New Zealand's evolutionary history including geography, climate, and flora, and fauna
Conservation management practices in New Zealand
By the end of the course, you will know about key diversity principles, ecological processes, and management processes.
The course is for anyone who works or volunteers in conservation or would like to work in conservation.
This course is completed online. The estimated course load (including reading and watching content, and completing assignments) is approximately 75 hours and it is expected you would complete this within a month.