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    Author(s): John Sloan
    Date: 2006
    Source: In: Riley, L.E.; Dumroese, R.K.; Landis, T.D., tech. coords. 2006. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2005. Proc. RMRS-P-43. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 21-26
    Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    Description

    High elevation sites are ecologically fragile. When disturbed, these sites can take a long time to recover. However, native plant seeds are often unavailable and little is known about growing many of these plant species. This paper describes the cooperative restoration of a high elevation meadow in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area after a severe disturbance. The methods are presented for others who may be faced with a similar situation or working with the same native plant species.

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    Citation

    Sloan, John. 2006. Meadow Restoration in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area in Southern Idaho. In: Riley, L.E.; Dumroese, R.K.; Landis, T.D., tech. coords. 2006. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2005. Proc. RMRS-P-43. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 21-26

    Keywords

    native plants, grasses, forbs, shrubs, restoration, seed collection, seed cleaning, plant propagation, site disturbance, container stock

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