A Guide for Desert and Dryland Restoration: New Hope for Arid Lands

Posted by David Bainbridge

By David A Bainbridge A Guide for Desert and Dryland Restoration, published in 2007, is the first book to offer practical, field-tested solutions to the critical problem of dryland degradation and desertification. Author David Bainbridge has spent more than 25 years actively involved in restoring lands across the American Southwest.  This book presents the results of his years of fieldwor... read more

River Futures: An Integrative Scientific Approach to River Repair

Posted by Gary J. Brierley and Kirstie A. Fryirs

Edited by Gary J. Brierley and Kirstie A Fryirs River Futures, published in 2008, discusses the emergence of this new era of river repair and documents a comprehensive biophysical framework for river science and management. The book considers what can be done to maximize prospects for improving river health while maintaining or enhancing the provision of ecosystem services over the next fifty ... read more

Cork Oak Woodlands on the Edge: Ecology, Adaptive Management, & Restoration

Posted by James Aronson, Joao Pereira, Juli Pausas

Edited by James Aronson, João S. Pereira, and Juli G. Pausas Cork Oak Woodlands on the Edge, published in 2009, provides a synthesis of the most up-to-date, scientific and practical information on the management of cork oak woodlands across a range of biophysical, historical, and cultural contexts. It also includes sixteen pages of full-color photos that illustrate the tree, agro-silvop... read more

Restoring the Pacific Northwest: The Art and Science of Ecological Restoration in Cascadia

Posted by Dean Apostol and Marcia Sinclair

Edited by Dean Apostol and Marcia Sinclair Restoring the Pacific Northwest, published in 2006, gathers and presents the best examples of state-of-the-art restoration techniques and projects. The Pacific Northwest is a global ecological “hotspot” because of its relatively healthy native ecosystems, a high degree of biodiversity, and the number of restoration initiatives that have b... read more

The Historical Ecology Handbook


Edited by Dave Egan and Evelyn Howell The Historical Ecology Handbook, published in 2001, makes essential connections between past and future ecosystems, bringing together leading experts to offer a much-needed introduction to the field of historical ecology and its practical application by on the ground restorationists. The book starts out with an overview chapter that introduces important co... read more