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Repairing Damaged Wildlands: A Process-Orientated, Landscape-Scale Approach

Series: Biological Conservation, Restoration and Sustainability Volume: 1

By: Steven G Whisenant

312 pages, 33 b/w photos, 44 figs, 21 tabs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Nov 1999 | #100729 | ISBN: 052166540X
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NHBS Price: £50.99 $65/€60 approx
Hardback | Nov 1999 | #100728 | ISBN: 0521470013
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About this book

Unique approach to ecological restoration describing how ecosystems are stabilised and directed toward realistic management objectives using natural recovery processes rather than expensive subsidies.

An impressive command of the literature on this increasingly important subject. Northeastern Naturalist


Contents

Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Wildland degradation and repair; 2. Assessing damage to primary processes; 3. Repairing damaged primary processes; 4. Directing vegetation change; 5. Selecting plant materials; 6. Site preparation and seedbed management; 7. Planting; 8. Planning repair programs for wildland landscapes; Literature cited; Index.

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