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Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration #2: Ecological Restoration of Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Forests

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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: <BR>- the overall context for restoration--ecological, social, economic, political, and philosophical<BR>- how ecosystem processes such as fire, hydrology, and nutrient cycling are affected by restoration activities<BR>- treatment effects on specific ecosystem components such as trees, understory plants, animals, and rare or invasive species<BR>- the details of implementing restoration projects, including smoke management, the protection of cultural resources, and monitoring<P>Each section is introduced with a case study that demonstrates some of the promise and pitfalls of restoration projects.<P>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. <BR>

Book News Annotation:

Practitioners in the fields of forestry, biology, philosophy, ecology, political science, archaeology, botany, and geography present 24 essays addressing the myriad issues involved in the ecological sustenance and restoration of ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) forests in the American southwest. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [467]-541) and index.

About the Author

Peter Friederici is associate editor at the Ecological Restoration Institute, and author of The Suburban Wild(University of Georgia Press, 1999). His articles have appeared in numerous publications including Audubon, High Country News, National Wildlife, and Chicago Wilderness. He is also editor of Earthnotes, a weekly radio show produced by Arizona Public Radio.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781559636537
Editor:
Ecological, Restoration Institute
Editor:
Friederici, Peter
Foreword by:
Nabhan, Gary Paul
Foreword:
Nabhan, Gary Paul
Editor:
Ecological, Restoration Institute
Editor:
Friederici, Peter
Editor:
Friederici, Peter; Ecological Restoration Institute
Author:
Friederici, Peter
Author:
Ecological, Restoration Institute
Author:
Nabhan, Gary Paul
Author:
Ecological Restoration Institute
Foreword:
Nabhan, Gary Paul
Publisher:
Island Press
Location:
Washington, DC
Subject:
Trees
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Forest ecology
Subject:
Restoration ecology
Subject:
Ponderosa pine.
Subject:
Agriculture - Forestry
Subject:
Life Sciences - Ecology - Forest Ecology
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Ponderosa pine -- Southwestern States.
Subject:
Forest ecology -- Southwestern States.
Subject:
Environmental Studies-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
1
Series:
The Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration Series
Series Volume:
4425-4426
Publication Date:
May 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
584
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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