California Tahoe Conservancy: Restoring Conservancy Lands Following the Angora Fire- A Preliminary Assessment

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The California Tahoe Conservancy has just released a report on the outcomes of active restoration of 40 acres of Conservancy lands where all trees were killed by the 2007 Angora fire in South Lake Tahoe. That fire burned 3,100 forested acres. Post-fire Conservancy goals were to re-establish a native forest, reduce hazards posed by dead trees, and avoid water quality impacts. The report's author... read more

Ingenious Ecological Engineering

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Whether used to clean up a polluted site, restore a land for pasture or fight forest fires, Ecological Engineering helps improve environmental management. CNRS International Magazine investigates the work being carried out by French researchers in this exciting new field. For more information, click here. read more

River Wiki- Restoring Europe's Rivers

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River Wiki is a tool for sharing best practices and lessons learn for policy makers, practitioners and researcher of river restoration. It is an interactive source of information on ricer restoration schemes around Europe which works similar to Wikipedia. read more

Texas: Native Grassland Restoration in the Middle Trinity River Basin

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To aid landowners in the middle Trinity River basin and similar areas, the Texas AgriLife Extension Service has produced a publication with step-by-step instructions on how to restore native grasslands. Topics addressed in the publication include the use and benefits of native grasslands, site selection and preparation, establishment of native vegetation, seed selection, reseeding methods, seed... read more

SER International Primer on Ecological Restoration

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Society for Ecological Restoration, Science & Police Working Group (Version 2, October, 2004) (1) copyright 2004 The SER Primer is available in seven languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, Indonesian, and Chinese. The Society thanks Christelle Fontaine and James Aronson (French); James Jackson Griffith, Elias Silva, Don Duane Williams, and Mauricio Balensiefer (Port... read more

Guidelines for Developing and Managing Ecological Restoration Projects

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Society for Ecological Restoration International Andrew Clewell, John Rieger, and John Munro (2nd Edition, December 2005) copyright 2005 The SER Guidelines are available in English, Portuguese, and Italian.  Contents 1.  Preface to the Second Edition 2.  Introduction 3.  Conceptual Planning 4.  Preliminary Tasks 5. ... read more

Ecological Restoration – a Means of Conserving Biodiversity and Sustaining Livelihoods

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A call to action by the ecological restoration joint working group of SER International and the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management    George D. Gann & David Lamb, editors   PDF Version in English Versión PDF en Español Introduction Many of the world's ecosystems have undergone significant degradation with negative impacts on biological div... read more

Ecological Restoration and Rare Species Management in Response to Climate Change

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Restoration Ecology Journal

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Restoration Ecology is the Society’s bi-monthly scientific and technical peer-reviewed journal published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc. The journal publishes on all aspects of ecological restoration, defined as “assisting the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed” (SER Science and Policy Working Group, 2002). Restoration Ecology fosters the ... read more

Ecological Restoration Journal

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Ecological Restoration is published four times a year by the University of Wisconsin Press. The journal is made available to SER members at a discount by a special arrangement with the University. Ecological Restoration provides a forum for people interested in all areas of ecological restoration. It features articles on a broad range of topics including the technical, biological and social a... read more