Foundations of Restoration Ecology

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Edited by Donald A. Falk, Margaret A. Palmer, and Joy B. Zedler Foundations of Restoration Ecology, published in 2006, is an important milestone in the field, bringing together leading ecologists to bridge the gap between theory and practice by translating elements of ecological theory and current research themes into a scientific framework for the field of restoration ecology. Each chapter ad... read more

The Restoring Ecological Health to Your Land Workbook

Posted by STEVEN I. APFELBAUM AND ALAN HANEY

By Steven Apfelbaum and Alan Haney The Restoring Ecological Health to Your Land Workbook, published in 2011, is the companion workbook to Steven Apfelbaum’s Restoring Ecological Health to Your Land. This workbook describes more fully the planning tools and techniques outlined in the book and offers a wealth of specific resources, including worksheets and spreadsheets to help you de... read more

SER International Collaboration

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SER-IUCN:  Partnership for Ecological Restoration Worldwide In March 2003, a team from SER International traveled to Taman Negara, Malaysia, to meet with members of the World Conservation Union's (IUCN) Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM).  The purpose of this meeting was to determine how our two organizations can work together to benefit restoration efforts... read more

Adoption of SER Primer's Definition of ER

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The following NGOs, academic institutions, and government agencies have adopted the SER Primer's definition of ecological restoration: Ecological restoration is the process of assisting the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed. Auckland Regional Council Bank of Natural Capital (Part of the TEEB Study) ... read more

An Introduction to Restoration Genetics

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Introduction to Restoration Ecology

Posted by Evelyn A. Howell, John A. Harrington, and Stephen B. Glass

By Evelyn A. Howell, John A. Harrington, and Stephen B. Glass Introduction to Restoration Ecology, published in 2011, provides a framework that can be used to guide restoration decisions anywhere on the globe, both now and in the future. The text is organized around a restoration process that has been tested and revised by the authors in their restoration ecology courses taught at the Un... read more

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