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Chapter 13: Restoration Ecology
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13.1 Helping Nature Heal Rule #1: Stop the Abuse Many Systems Heal on their Own
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13.1 Helping Nature Heal Restoration projects range from modest to ambitious Restoration ecologists tend to be idealistic but pragmatic Restoration projects have common elements Early conservationists showed the promise of restoration
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13.2 Nature Can Be Remarkably Resilient Protection is the frst step in restoration Native species oFten need help to become reestablished May be locally extinct May not be able to cross intervening spaces May need help against competitors
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13.3 Restoring Forests Has Many Benefits Tree planting can improve our quality of
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Unformatted text preview: life Arbor Day, 1872 Exported to Japan, 1883 Now Global What Can You Do? Ecological Restoration in Your Own Neighborhood Fire is essential for savannas Hard to Convince Homeowners 13.4 Restoring Prairies Fire is also crucial for prairie restoration Huge areas of shortgrass prairie are being preserved Bison help maintain prairies 13.5 Restoring Wetlands And Streams Reinstating water supplies helps wetlands heal The Everglades are being replumbed The Chesapeake Bay is being rehabilitated Wetland mitigation can replace damaged areas Constructed wetlands can flter water Many streams need rebuilding...
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