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    Author(s): Marcia Narog
    Date: 2019
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-265. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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    Description

    The chaparral restoration workshop held in Arcadia, CA, in 2013 brought together experts, managers and others to discuss alternatives that more effectively protect, manage and even revegetate diminishing shrublands. This publication is a compilation of some of the workshop and oral presentations that update our current knowledge of shrubland ecology and management with respect to its loss and recovery. Shrubland species have evolved strategies that allow them to endure Mediterranean climate extremes. Combinations of often complex factors allow these plants to survive unpredictable and harsh conditions. Determining which elements and conditions are critical for shrubland persistence can provide a framework for re-establishment and management of this resource. Bringing together researchers, managers and advocates who are working on restoring and sustaining chaparral and other shrublands has stimulated exchanges that may lead to improved methods for conserving shrub dominate communities.

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    Citation

    Narog, Marcia, tech. coord. 2019. Proceedings of the chaparral restoration workshop, California. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-265. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 91 p.

    Keywords

    Chaparral, coastal sage scrub, native plant restoration, shrubland

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