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Synopsis: Ecological Restoration of Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Forests brings together practitioners and thinkers from a variety of fields—including forestry, biology, philosophy, ecology, political science, archaeology, botany, and geography—to synthesize what is known about ecological restoration in ponderosa pine forests and to consider the factors involved in developing and implementing a successful restoration effort. The book examines:
· the overall context for restoration—ecological, social, economic, political, and philosophical
· how ecosystem processes such as fire, hydrology, and nutrient cycling are affected by restoration activities
· treatment effects on specific ecosystem components such as trees, understory plants, animals, and rare or invasive species
· the details of implementing restoration projects, including smoke management, the protection of cultural resources, and monitoringEach section is introduced with a case study that demonstrates some of the promise and pitfalls of restoration projects.Ecological Restoration of Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Forests is the second book in the series The Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration from the Society for Ecological Restoration International and Island Press.
About the Author: Peter Friederici is the author of The Suburban Wild (University of Georgia Press, 1999) and editor of Ecological Restoration of Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Forests (Island Press, 2003), among other books. He teaches journalism at Northern Arizona University and has contributed articles to such publications as Audubon, Orion, and High Country News. He lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Title: Ecological Restoration of Southwestern ...
Publisher: Island Press; 1 edition (May 16, 2003)
Publication Date: 2003
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