Great Basin Riparian Ecosystems: Ecology, Management, and Restoration

Posted by Michael L. Morrison

Edited by Jeanne C. Chambers and Jerry R. Miller Great Basin Riparian Ecosystems, published in 2004, presents the approach used by the researchers to study and understand riparian areas in the Great Basin region. It summarizes the current state of knowledge about those areas and provides insights into the use of the information generated by the project for the restoration and management o... read more

New Models for Ecosystem Dynamics and Restoration

Posted by Richard J. Hobbs, Katharine Suding

Edited by Richard J. Hobbs and Katharine N Suding New Models for Ecosystem Dynamics and Restoration, published in 2008, brings together leading experts from around the world to explore how conceptual models of ecosystem dynamics can be applied to the recovery of degraded systems and how recent advances in our understanding of ecosystem and landscape dynamics can be translated into concept... read more

Restoring Disturbed Landscapes: Putting Principles Into Practice

Posted by David J. Tongway, John A. Ludwig

By David J. Tongway and John A. Ludwig Restoring Disturbed Landscapes, published in 2010, is a hands-on-guide for individuals and groups seeking to improve the functional capacity of landscapes. The book presents a five-step, adaptive procedure for restoring landscapes that is supported by proven principles and concepts of ecological science. The book is abundantly illustrated with photos and ... read more

Making Nature Whole: A History of Ecological Restoration

Posted by William R. Jordan III and George M. Lubick

By William R. Jordan III and George M. Lubick Making Nature Whole, published in 2011, presents an in-depth history of the field of ecological restoration as it has developed in the United States over the last three decades. The authors draw from both published and unpublished sources, including archival materials and oral histories from early practitioners, to explore the development of the f... read more

Ecological Restoration: Principles, Values, & Structure of an Emerging Profession

Posted by Andre F. Clewell, James Aronson

By Andre F. Clewell and James Aronson Ecological Restoration, published in 2008, offers for the first time a unified vision of ecological restoration as a field of study, one that clearly states the discipline’s precepts and emphasizes issues of importance to those involved at all levels. In an engaging manner, the authors discuss the scientific and practical aspects of the field as wel... read more

The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook: For Prairies, Savannas, and Woodlands

Posted by Stephen Packard and Cornelia Mutel

Edited by Stephen Packard and Cornelia F. Mutel The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook, published in 2005, is a hands-on manual that provides a detailed account of what has been learned about the art and science of prairie restoration and the application of that knowledge to restoration projects throughout the world. Chapters provide guidance on all aspects of the restoration process, from c... read more

Restoring Wildlife: Ecological Concepts & Practice of Applications

Posted by Michael Morrison

By Michael L. Morrison Restoring Wildlife, published in 2009, gives ecologists, restorationists, administrators, and other professionals involved with restoration projects the tools they need to understand essential ecological concepts, helping them to design restoration projects that can improve conditions for native species of wildlife. It also offers specific guidance and examples on how v... read more

Human Dimensions of Ecological Restoration

Posted by Dave Egan, Evan E. Hjerpe, and Jesse Abrams

Edited by Dave Egan, Evan E. Hjerpe, and Jesse Abrams.  Human Dimensions of Ecological Restoration, published in 2011, takes an interdisciplinary look at the myriad human aspects of ecological restoration. The book provides practical and theoretical information, analysis, models, and guidelines for optimizing human involvement in restoration projects. Six categories of social activities a... read more

Large Scale Ecosystem Restoration: Five Case Studies from the United States

Posted by Mary Doyle and Cynthia A. Drew

Edited by Mary Doyle and Cynthia A. Drew Large Scale Ecosystem Restoration, published in 2008, presents case studies of five of the most noteworthy large-scale restoration projects in the United States: Chesapeake Bay, The Everglades, California Bay Delta, the Platte River Basin, and the Upper Mississippi River System. These projects embody current efforts to address ecosystem restoration in a... read more

Ex Situ Plant Conservation: Supporting Species Survival in the Wild

Posted by Edward Guerrant Jr., Kayri Havens, and Mike Maunder

Edited by Edward O. Guerrant JR, Kayri Havens, and Mike Maunder Ex Situ Plant Conservation, published in 2004, is the first book to address integrated plant conservation strategies and to examine the scientific, technical, and strategic bases of the ex situ approach. The book examines where and how ex situ investment can best support in situ conservation. Ex Situ Plant Conservation outlines t... read more