Project Planning and Management for Ecological Restoration

Concern over climate change and the ongoing challenges of managing degraded ecosystems have made the field of ecological restoration a growing focus in the agendas of national and international conservation organizations, including the United...

320 pages
8 x 10
72 illustrations, 7 tables

Ecological Restoration, Second Edition
Principles, Values, and Structure of an Emerging Profession

Ecological restoration is a rapidly growing discipline that encompasses a wide range of activities and brings together practitioners and theoreticians from a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, ranging from volunteer backyard restorationists...

336 pages
7 x 10
59 illustrations, 3 tables

Tidal Marsh Restoration
A Synthesis of Science and Management

Many coastal tidal marshes have been significantly degraded by roadways and other projects that restrict tidal flows, limiting their ability to provide vital ecosystem services including support of fish and wildlife populations, flood protection...

432 pages
7 x 10
24 photos, 27 illustrations, 24 tables

Plant Reintroduction in a Changing Climate
Promises and Perils

 Considered an essential conservation tool, plant reintroductions have been conducted for many of the world's rarest plant species. The expertise and knowledge gained through these efforts constitute an essential storehouse of information for...

432 pages
7 x 10
36 illustrations, 28 tables

The Restoring Ecological Health to Your Land Workbook

Restoring Ecological Health to Your Land was the first practical guidebook to give restorationists and would-be restorationists with little or no scientific background the "how to" information and knowledge they need to plan and implement...

200 pages
8.5 x 10
79 illustrations, 12 tables

Introduction to Restoration Ecology

Restoration ecology is a young field that integrates theory and knowledge from a range of disciplines, including the biological, physical, and social sciences as well as the humanities. This new textbook, written for upper-division undergraduates...

436 pages
8.5 x 10
135 photos and illustrations, 22 tables

Human Dimensions of Ecological Restoration
Integrating Science, Nature, and Culture

Edited by Dave Egan, Evan E. Hjerpe, and Jesse Abrams; Foreword by Eric Higgs

When it comes to implementing successful ecological restoration projects, the social, political, economic, and cultural dimensions are often as important as-and sometimes more important than-technical or biophysical knowledge.

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432 pages
7 x 10
23 photos, 19 tables, 7 tables

Intelligent Tinkering
Bridging the Gap between Science and Practice

Robert J. Cabin uses the restoration of tropical dry forestland in Hawaii as an in-depth case study to investigate the scientific, practical, and philosophical issues associated with performing ecological restoration in the messy real world. ...

240 pages
6 x 9
2 illustrations

Making Nature Whole
A History of Ecological Restoration

Making Nature Whole is a seminal volume that 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...

272 pages
6 x 9

Restoring Disturbed Landscapes
Putting Principles into Practice

Restoring Disturbed Landscapes 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...

216 pages
8 x 10
One 16-page color insert, 112 photos, 56 illustrations, 55 tables

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