Skip to Main Content
U.S. Forest Service
Caring for the land and serving people

United States Department of Agriculture

Home > Search > Publication Information

  1. Share via EmailShare on FacebookShare on LinkedInShare on Twitter
    Dislike this pubLike this pub
    Author(s): J. Chris Hoag; Thomas D. Landis
    Date: 2002
    Source: In: Dumroese, R. K.; Riley, L. E.; Landis, T. D., technical coordinators. National proceedings: forest and conservation nursery associations-1999, 2000, and 2001. Proceedings RMRS-P-24. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 33-43
    Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
    PDF: View PDF  (1.2 MB)

    Description

    Increased public awareness and concern have prompted new efforts in riparian revegetation using streambank bioengineering techniques. Planting in a riparian zone is very different than planting on upland sites. Riparian planting zones should be used to ensure that the vegetation is planted in the appropriate location so that the planting does not create more problems than was it was designed to treat. The types of plant materials used in riparian revegetation projects include: 1) dormant nonrooted hardwood cuttings which include 3 size classes: propagation cuttings, branched cuttings, and poles; and 2) nursery plants, including bareroot and small and large container stock. Each stock type has its specific purpose, use, and limitations. Many riparian plants are difficult to propagate so propagation protocols are being developed. Streambank bioengineering is relatively new in this country, and requires different types of plant types than nurseries are used to growing. The nursery industry needs to be proactive and pursue this new market for riparian stock by showing potential customers what they can produce and emphasizing native, locally-adapted plants for their area.

    Publication Notes

    • You may send email to rmrspubrequest@fs.fed.us to request a hard copy of this publication.
    • (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
    • We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
    • This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.

    Citation

    Hoag, J. Chris; Landis, Thomas D. 2002. Plant materials for riparian revegetation. In: Dumroese, R. K.; Riley, L. E.; Landis, T. D., technical coordinators. National proceedings: forest and conservation nursery associations-1999, 2000, and 2001. Proceedings RMRS-P-24. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 33-43

    Keywords

    restoration, plant nurseries, plant propagation, woody plants, bareroot nursery, container nursery, native species, biodiversity

    Related Search


    XML: View XML
Show More
Show Fewer
Jump to Top of Page
https://www.fs.usda.gov/treesearch/pubs/31346