Wetland and riparian restoration taking a broader view : contributed papers and selected abstracts, Society for Ecological Restoration International Conference, September 14-16, 1995, Seattle, Washington by Society for Ecological Restoration. Conference

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Other titlesWetland and riparian restoration :
Statementeditors: Keith B. Macdonald [and] Fred Weinmann
ContributionsMacdonald, Keith B, Weinmann, Fred, 1944-, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Region X. Aquatic Resources Unit, Society of Wetland Scientists (U.S.). Pacific Northwest Chapter, CH2M Hill, inc
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 284 p.
Number of Pages284
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Open LibraryOL14486179M

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Christopher Craft, in Creating and Restoring Wetlands, Abstract. Wetland restoration traditionally occurred on a case-by-case basis, without consideration of where wetland losses were occurring or the cumulative effects of land use (agriculture and urban development) on loss of wetland functions and ecosystem services.

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Wetland and Riparian Areas. Definition: Prioritizes wetland or riparian habitat areas. Aggregation method: The source of this layer was developed by The Wetlands Conservancy (TWC), the results of which can be seen within the Wetland Restoration Planning the online tool, four scoring systems are presented: Ecosystem Services, Wetland Condition, Landscape Integrity, Conservation.

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Wetlands and riparian areas between the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada are incredibly diverse and valuable habitats. More than 80 percent of the wildlife species in this intermountain region depend on these wetlands—which account for less than 2 percent of the land area—for their survival.

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A central component of DNR's State Trust Lands Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) is a riparian forest restoration strategy to maintain or restore freshwater habitat for salmon on DNR-managed lands, and to aid the conservation of other species that depend on aquatic and riparian areas.

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Action Plan Goals: To recognize the relationship between water quality, wetlands and riparian. general row restoration construction notes and sequence 1. following completion of construction activities associated with the penneast pipeline, all regulated areas including wetland transition areas riparian zones and freshwater wetlands within the limits of disturbance will be restored in accordance with this plan.

2.Stream and Riparian Wetland Restoration Project Assessment and Design August Land and Water Trust Fund application for assistance 1. Applicant information: EcoMetrics Mark Beardsley, M.S. CR C Buena Vista, CO () [email protected] 2. Description of project: scope of work and nature of project.Wetland and Riparian Ecology.

As a student in the course, you will become acquainted with wetland and riparian ecosystem fundamentals by studying the interrelationship of ground water and surface water hydrology, hydric soils, and aquatic flora and fauna.

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