Category: Ecological Research
Title: Ecosystem Restoration: Final Report for Assistance Agreement No. PAA 017002, Task Order No. AAW040001
Author: * Huffman, D.W. , * Stoddard, M.T. , * McGlone, C.M. , * Fule, P.Z. , * Covington, W.W.
Subject: Ecological Restoration, Grand Canyon, Pinyon-Juniper, Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa)
Abstract: The Restoration of Ecosystem Health in Southwest Forests project was initiated in 1995 to develop the scientific basis for ecological restoration of southwestern forests and woodlands at operational, landscape scales. The majority of the work has been focused in the Greater Mount Trumbull Ecosystem within the Grand Canyon/Parashant National Monument. This innovative collaboration between Department of Interior (BLM, NPS, BIA), state (Northern Arizona University, Game and Fish, State Forestry) has resulted in one of the foremost development and application sites for designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating restoration-based hazardous fuel reduction and ecological restoration sites in the Intermountain West. The work described in this report represents an expansion and enhancement of these collaborative partnerships. This report represents work completed in the four project areas: pinyon-juniper restoration, pinyon-juniper herbaceous revegetation, cheatgrass abatement and monitoring, and ponderosa pine restoration.
Source: ERI Research Progress Report
Publisher: NAU Ecological Restoration Institute, http://www.eri.nau.edu