Land & Water Management | Assiniboine Community College

Land & Water Management

Duration/Start: 2 years

Credential: Diploma

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Ready for a progressive career in natural resource management? Be part of the solution on how we manage our essential land and water resources in our Land and Water Mangement program.

Passion for the outdoors makes you a great candidate for a career in natural resources. This exciting program brings together natural resources, technology and the environment in an agricultural context. Understand the interconnection between our water and the land. Learn how to protect, manage, sustain and conserve natural habitats for wildlife and humans

With Land and Water Management, you will often be out in the field, examining key features of the prairie agro-ecological landscape. Become skilled at monitoring and evaluating the quality of rural land and water resources, and at managing activities so that those resources are used sustainably. You will use environmental monitoring equipment to study water, land and air conditions.

Consider a career as a water manager, habitat specialist or environmental technician. You may also find a position in research, management, consulting and administration of sustainable land use practices. If you like working with science and are concerned about the environment and the quality of our natural resources, Land and Water Management is perfect for you!

Fast Facts

Duration/Start 2 years

Credential Diploma

Credits 135.00

Optional Exit No

Co-op Work Placement Yes

Distance Delivery No

International Students Yes

Study Options
On Campus
Open to International Students

Why choose Environmental Technologies - Land & Water Management?

Your career can take you to both rural and urban settings. The program’s four-month paid co-operative work experience will help you with real-world experience, create connections within industry and become confident in your abilities. Once you graduate, you will find yourself ready for exciting and challenging roles in industry including conservation districts, agricultural organizations and all levels of government across the Prairies and beyond.

  • Co-operative work placement between year one and two
  • Emphasis on field project-based learning
  • Interesting and informative tours and networking with industry

Student finds safe haven at Assiniboine

Botha will enter the second year of his Environmental Technologies, Land and Water Management specialization this fall. One day, Dirk Botha hopes to return to his home country of South Africa as a Canadian farmer.

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