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Chapter 16. Management of restored and revegetated sitesAuthor(s): Richard Stevens
Source: In: Monsen, Stephen B.; Stevens, Richard; Shaw, Nancy L., comps. Restoring western ranges and wildlands, vol. 1. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-136-vol-1. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 193-198
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionManagement of restored and rehabilitated ranges can be divided into (1) post-treatment, which we are most concerned with herein, and (2) management of the subsequent mature community. Immediate post-treatment management can positively or negatively affect the ultimate success and longevity of a project, and the actual returns and benefits received. It is essential to follow good post-treatment management practices to obtain the maximum return on investments made. The post-treatment management period may last as long as 10 years following treatment.
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CitationStevens, Richard. 2004. Chapter 16. Management of restored and revegetated sites. In: Monsen, Stephen B.; Stevens, Richard; Shaw, Nancy L., comps. Restoring western ranges and wildlands, vol. 1. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-136-vol-1. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 193-198
Keywordsrehabilitation, revegetation, plant ecology, seed, plant communities, wildlife habitat, invasive species, equipment, plant materials, native plants
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